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Is the Actavis $21 Billion Bond Sale Just the First?

Generally speaking, when one company offers to buy another for $66 billion, the acquiring company has to borrow money in order to pay up. That is what Actavis PLC (NYSE: ...
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Verizon Says FCC Goes Back to 1930s on Net Neutrality

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) was obviously not very happy at all about the Federal Communications Commission’s decision on net neutrality Thursday. The FCC came down in favor of net neutrality ...
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The 5 NYSE Stocks With the Highest Short Interest in February

Surges in short interest between the January 30 and February 13 settlement dates lifted Pfizer and Verizon Communications into the top five most shorted stocks on the New York Stock ...
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Merrill Lynch Dividend Yield Stocks to Buy

With a general consensus that at some point this year, maybe as soon as this summer, interest rates are poised to rise, owning dividend yield stocks is a somewhat contrarian ...
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T-Mobile and Verizon Fight Over Shrinking Pie

The number of wireless devices in the United States is barely growing. Wireless providers like T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) battle over a static ...
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Can T-Mobile Keep Pace With Verizon and AT&T?

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) reported its fourth-quarter financial results Thursday before the markets opened. It had $0.12 in earnings per share (EPS) on $8.2 billion in revenues, versus Thomson ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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Sprint Receives Lowest Grades in Wireless Study

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) still has a very long way to go in terms of the perception of its service among consumers. Moving into Radio Shack stores and increasing promotions ...
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Sprint Won’t Be Helped by RadioShack Stores

The addition of about 1,700 RadioShack stores to sharply expand its retail footprint will not help Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). It remains sandwiched between larger rivals Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Is the FCC About to Declare the Internet a Public Utility? (Update)

Update: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has published an opinion article in Wired magazine in which he said he is proposing to the full commission “that the FCC use its Title ...
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What to Expect From Sprint Earnings

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) is scheduled to report its earnings before markets open on Thursday. The wireless carrier is expected to post an earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.24 ...
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How a Sprint Deal With RadioShack Threatens T-Mobile

A report came out on Monday afternoon that Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) may be in discussions with RadioShack to acquire the leases to about half of RadioShack’s approximately 4,300 company-operated ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Monday

February 2, 2015: Markets opened higher on Monday following a report that personal income rose in December. The other side of the coin was that personal spending fell. Crude oil ...
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Highest Yielding Stocks to Buy Gaining Value as Treasury Yields Plunge

Despite the fact that the market is leaning toward the Federal Reserve raising interest rates at some point this year, yields on Treasury debt, especially the closely watched 10-year note, ...
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Buying an iPhone 6 for $0 Down

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) has started to offer the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 for $0. The decision shows both the needs of Best Buy, as well as where ...
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