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10 Reasons People Get Bad Wireless Service

When customers get slow, intermittent or no service at all from their wireless service provider, the initial reaction is that the company has lousy service and there is just nothing ...
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Verizon and AT&T Earnings Previews: Different Paths to Profit Growth

Before U.S. markets open Tuesday morning, telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings per share (EPS) that are nearly 24% higher than EPS in ...
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Customer Service Hall of Shame

When it comes to companies we dread dealing with, we all know who they are. Let’s put it this way, would you rather go to the Apple Genius Bar to ...
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Do People Really Hate McDonald’s?

A new survey from Consumer Reports indicates that people queried prefer food from Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) and Panda Express over what is offered by McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Weyerhaeuser Joins the 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Weyerhaeuser saw a sharp rise in short interest between the June 13 and June 30 settlement dates, lifting it into the top five most shorted stocks on the New York ...
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Short Sellers Get Aggressive in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the June 30 settlement date is out, and there were selectively an increasing number of shares short in our go-to list of defensive high-yield stocks ...
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10 Brands That Will Disappear in 2015

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that we predict will disappear before the end of the next year. This year’s list reflects the fact that mergers and ...
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FCC Names Power Lineups to Review Big Media Mergers

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has named its investigative teams to review whether or not the massive media mergers that have been announced are actually in the public interest -- ...
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America’s Most Patriotic Brands

We might have a little trouble defining what we mean when we say that a brand is "patriotic," but the fact is most Americans know it when they see it. ...
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Free TV Over the Air Is Dead

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that mini-antenna service Aereo does indeed infringe the copyright of TV broadcasters, IAC/InterActiveCorp. (NASDAQ: IACI) chairman and CEO Barry Diller said there ...
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FTC Goes After T-Mobile USA Over Third-Party Billing

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) may have won over many new wireless customers as portraying itself as the 'uncarrier' for wireless subscribers. Now it turns out that a Federal Trade ...
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Walmart Cuts iPhone Prices — Is Demand Falling?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has unexpectedly slashed what it charges for Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 5 models. While some media speculate this means the iPhone 6 is on its ...
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Short Interest Screams Higher in Defensive High-Yield Stocks

The short interest data for the first two weeks of June has been released. The results show that short interest was higher in almost all our go-to list of defensive ...
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Short Interest Rises in Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Bank of America saw a sharp rise in short interest between the May 30 and June 13 settlement dates. It and four of its companions in the top six most ...
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Google’s One Set-Top Box Too Many

According to a number of media reports, Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) will release a set-top box. Presumably the product is meant to allow it to compete with new generation products ...
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