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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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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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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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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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52-Week Low Proves Sprint Needs T-Mobile — or Something!

With the news Wednesday morning that Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) is giving up on its merger plans with T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) came the news the Sprint CEO Dan ...
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Sprint Dumps CEO Hesse for Entrepreneur Board Member

Update: Sprint announced this morning that it is replacing CEO Dan Hesse with board member Marcelo Claure, founder and CEO of mobile phone distributor BrightStar. SoftBank Corp. owns a ...
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Facebook’s Market Value Tops AT&T

One company's sales are huge. Those of the other are not. Despite AT&T's (NYSE: T) substantial lead in revenue, its market cap is now below Facebook's (NASDAQ: FB). The story ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Markets

August 1, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday after a weakish report on jobs pretty much guaranteed that the Fed will be in no hurry to raise interest rates. The ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Markets

July 31, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following a nearly flat close on Wednesday. Markets opened lower and slipped even more throughout the day, but it’s difficult to blame ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Enbridge, NOV, Freescale, Twitter, Verizon, Windstream and More

Stocks surged higher on Wednesday morning despite new sanctions in Russia. A strong ADP payrolls report was tempered by the notion that it won't make the FOMC more aggressive on ...
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Could Verizon, AT&T, Level 3 and Others Follow Windstream in REIT Creations?

There is a potential game changing blueprint for the telecom and data carrier industry now. This may seem far-fetched on the surface, but imagine if telecom giants such as AT&T ...
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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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