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Brexit To Hurt VW And Gap, But Not Walmart

24/7 Wall St. looked at major winners and loses at the effect of Brexit hits the U.K. and EU. VW and Gap (NYSE: GPS) have large sales and financial exposure. ...
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Verizon, Walmart Lead Dow, Up 17% This Year

The two Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks least affected by Friday's reaction to the Brexit vote were Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), down 0.44% ...
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Is AT&T Still the Best Value in Telecom?

The week of June 17 saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average fall almost 200 points from the prior week. With fears of the Brexit, and with the Federal Open Market ...
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Pay-TV Players Offer Alternative to FCC Set-Top Box Proposal

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) was among the parties proposing an alternative to a proposal put forth by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in February that would uncouple ...
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Net Neutrality Winners and Losers

This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a ruling that supports net neutrality. The concept refers to the distribution of content by telecom providers, and ...
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FCC Net Neutrality Rules Upheld by Court

The federal court of appeals for Washington, D.C., on Tuesday upheld a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule that internet service providers must treat all web traffic equally. The so-called net ...
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Google Is World’s Most Valuable Brand

BrandZ has released its 2016 list of the 100 most valuable brands. Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google ranked in first place at $229 billion. The balance of the top 10 were Apple ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Tuesday

June 7, 2016: Markets opened higher again Tuesday as many investors see a June hike in the Fed's policy rate as no longer on the table. Even a rate increase ...
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Relax About the Jobs Report, It’s Not That Bad

Meager job growth of only 38,000 jobs for May has the doomsayers and perma-bears all up in arms again. But as usual, precious few have reported Friday’s release on June ...
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Merrill Lynch Says Selling Is Rampant: 4 Safe Dividend Stocks for a Volatile Summer

When sellers consistently hit bids in a market that trends higher, you actually get two winners. The sellers, of course, who are selling into strength, and the bids for them ...
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The 4 Stocks That Bolstered the DJIA on Friday

May 27, 2016: Markets opened higher again Friday and all three major indexes traded higher for the entire session. The second U.S. first-quarter GDP estimate out this morning was lower ...
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Trillions of Texts Add Up to Billions in Telecom Investment

American's text, talk and share over mobile devices, generating trillions of conversations and downloads. The growing habit has cost telecom providers billions of dollars. Since the consumer trend continues to ...
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Why Verizon and AT&T Are Still Buys for Upside and Big Dividends Ahead

Investors love dividends, and one area that is ripe with high-yielding payouts is the major telecoms. This used to be considered a highly defensive investing category because no one would ...
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Warren Buffett’s Favorite Tech Stocks

Recently, 24/7 Wall St. had a good look at the latest changes in the Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway holdings. The most recent changes came as part of a new Buffett SEC ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Dow Wednesday

May 18, 2016: Markets opened lower again Wednesday following the lead of both Asian and European markets. Both a strengthening dollar and an unexpected inventory build in U.S. crude oil ...
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