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AT&T Offers Amazon Fire Phone for ‘$0 Down’

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has decided to offer Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Fire phone for "$0 down." It is not clear whether AT&T has an oversupply of the smartphones, cannot ...
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Short Interest Swings in High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data are out for the August 15 settlement date. 24/7 Wall St. reviews the higher-yield defensive dividend stocks for a sense of what short sellers may be ...
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Stocks With the Largest Short Interest

Several companies had more than 100 million shares sold short for the two-week period that ended on August 15. Among these was perennial leader Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI), ...
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FCC Wants Answers — Now — From Comcast, Time Warner, Charter

Last Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sent Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) requests for more information related to the proposed $45 billion merger ...
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How Soon Will Wireless Plans Be Free?

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) announced a new plan that costs $60 a month for unlimited data. T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) has one that costs $80. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) ...
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Altria Dividend Hike Brings Telecom Yield Ambitions

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is at it again with a dividend hike. The news looks great on the surface. However, we are still a bit shocked at how little ...
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Sprint’s New Subscription Offer: Double the Data, Double the Confusion

Provided customers can figure out exactly what they’re getting from the Sprint Corp.’s (NYSE: S) new Family Share Pack pricing, the deals might be pretty good. The offer certainly has ...
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Sprint Has America’s Worst Wireless Network

Its CEO of many years fired, its deal to takeover T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) dead, and in the midst of the launch of a new pricing plan, Sprint Corp. ...
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The Attraction of YouTube’s Multichannel Networks

When Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) agreed in March to pay up to $950 million for Maker Studio, the acquisition was looked at as a testament to the value of ...
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Sprint CEO’s Plan: Cut Prices, Slash Costs

The surprise ending to merger discussions between Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) included a housecleaning, at least in the corner office at Sprint. Long-time CEO ...
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Insider Buying This Week Dominated by Pharma and Yield Chasers

Investors love to see insiders at high corporate levels purchasing their own companies' stock. That is particularly true if the stock has performed well and has traded to higher levels. ...
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Cable Company Broadband Subscribers Now Outnumber Pay TV Subscribers

It had to happen sometime, but the cable guys probably didn’t expect it to happen so soon. The top U.S. cable companies now claim 49.915 million broadband subscribers compared with ...
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AT&T Makes an iPad Offer You Can Refuse

Wireless carrier AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) came out with a new offer Thursday morning that may be better for the company’s inventory levels than for its consumers. With the impending ...
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Key Short Interest Changes in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data is out for the July 31 settlement date. We often review the higher-yield defensive dividend stocks for a barometer of what short sellers may be thinking. ...
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NYSE Stocks With Most Short Interest

Here’s a look at the five NYSE-traded stocks with the largest number of shares held short as of July 31st. Of the five, short interest of two had decreased. Short ...
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