Verizon Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

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Key Short Interest Changes in Defensive High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data for the July 15 settlement date is out and we have compared the defensive dividend stocks, aside of utilities, to what has happened since the June ...
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Why Verizon Earnings Beat AT&T

When AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) reported earnings after markets closed Wednesday evening, the company said it added 634,000 new wireless subscribers in the second quarter bringing its total number of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Boeing, Facebook, Markit, Qualcomm, Verizon, Unisys and More

Stocks were again indicated slightly higher Thursday morning. Earnings season is well underway, and we are seeing many big winners -- and many big losers. Investors still want upside and they ...
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Why AT&T’s Earnings Will Lag Verizon’s

Analysts now expect that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.63 after markets close Wednesday. That is a penny less than the consensus estimate just ...
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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’s Earnings Have Some Soft Spots

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) shared its second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The telecom giant reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.91 on revenues of ...
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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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Verizon Accuses Netflix of Misleading Public

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has been, according to its management, the champion of an open and free Internet. The cause is self-serving. Without a fast Internet connection for everyone, its ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

July 11, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Friday as the blue chips lagged on lower crude prices and a weakish report from the first major financial institution reported second-quarter earnings ...
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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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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market

July 8, 2014: Markets opened down on Tuesday following a down-day Monday. The Nasdaq was particularly hard hit as the tech and biotech sectors were absolutely hammered. Shortly before the ...
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The 4 Stocks That Confused the Market

July 2, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Wednesday with the S&P 500 starting just barely in the red based on Tuesday’s close. None of the major indexes made a big ...
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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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