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Did Telefonica Just Become a Strong Sell Candidate?

When analysts downgrade telecom stocks close to a 52-week low, some investors wonder what more could go wrong. When this happens in one the PIIGS nations (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece ...
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Digicel Updates Underwriters and Terms in IPO Filing

Digicel Group Ltd. filed an amended F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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Americans Don’t Turn Off Cellphones, Except in Church

Nearly everyone in America has a cell phone, and many people do not turn them off. One of the places cell phones should not be used is in church. These ...
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Why AT&T’s Investment Grade Rating Is Safe

Standard & Poor’s Rating Services affirmed its ratings on Thursday, including one for AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T). The telecommunications giant is currently rated with a BBB+ corporate credit rating and a ...
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Wireless and Bandwidth Growth Continues to Surge: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

The market is feeling the weight of a more than six year rally, and investors are hard pressed to find growth that equals current valuations. There is one segment that ...
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Why Sprint Can’t Win With Its New Subscriber Plan

Sprint (NYSE: S) launched a new, revolutionary plan to add and keep subscribers. The only flaw is that AT&T  (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) can match the plan in ...
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The Driving Force Behind a 50% Rally in Sprint Shares

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) has quietly gone from a struggling second-tier mobile phone carrier to a massive stock performer. How many other mobile carriers can say that their stock has ...
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Is There Enough Arbitrage in the Alcatel-Lucent Nokia Merger?

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its proposed public exchange offer to acquire Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU). As previously announced, Nokia intends on ...
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Why 3 Analysts See AT&T Rising to $40 or Higher

If you were just following the tape after the AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) analyst day, you might think that most of the investment community was losing faith after rekindled bullish ...
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Softbank Dumps Another $87 Million Into Trouble Sprint

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) needs more than $86 million to improve its chances of not falling further into fourth place among American wireless carriers. However, that is what its controlling shareholder ...
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How Analysts Rate Ooma After Quiet Period

Ooma Inc. (NYSE: OOMA) may just be another alternative to traditional telecom providers for small businesses and homes via Internet telephony. But the company has now seen its initial public ...
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What to Look For in AT&T’s Analysts Day

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is set to have its analysts day on August 12, when it will outline the future of the company given the completion of the DirecTV acquisition. ...
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Will Dropping Contracts, Subsidies Help or Hurt Verizon?

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) announced Friday that it is eliminating its subsidized phone contracts and will offer a two-year service plan instead. Under the new plans, the company’s subscribers ...
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Why Windstream Earnings Are So Attractive

Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) released its second-quarter earnings report Thursday before the markets opened. The company had a net loss of $0.48 per share on $1.4 billion in revenue, ...
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What Could Make Sprint Profitable Again?

On Tuesday, Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) came out with earnings that beat Wall Street’s expectations. However, an earnings beat typically only serves as a short to intermediate term catalyst for ...
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