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  • 10/19/2017 09:06:54

    Verizon quarterly revenue tops estimates as subscribers rise

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc's quarterly revenue topped Wall Street analyst estimates on Thursday and the company added more phone subscribers than expected, sending shares of the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier up in mid-morning trading.

  • 10/19/2017 06:39:54

    28 of 30 Dow stocks trading lower premarket

    All 30 of the Dow Jones Industrial Average components have traded premarket, and 28 of them are trading lower, as Dow futures slump 107 points. The biggest percentage decliner is Nike Inc.'s stock , which dropped 1.8% after a downgrade at Goldman Sachs. The next biggest decliners were shares of Apple Inc. , which shed 1.7% after the independent cellular connection feature of its Apple Watch was abruptly cut off in China, and American Express Co. , which was shedding 1.4% after the company reported third-quarter results late Wednesday and said CEO Kenneth Chenault will step down. Of the two gainers, shares of Verizon Communications Inc. rose 2% and Travelers Cos. inched up less than 0.1%, after both companies reported better-than-expected results earlier Thursday.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 10/17/2017 17:55:16

    Verizon to pay $17.7 million to resolve school broadband probe

    Verizon Communications Inc(VZ) said on Tuesday it will pay $17.7 million to resolve a probe by U.S. regulators and the Justice Department into potential payment violations related to a federal school broadband program.

  • 10/17/2017 16:47:53

    UPDATE 1-Univision appeals to regulator after Verizon pulls the plug

    Oct 17 (Reuters) - Spanish language broadcaster Univision Communications Inc has sent a letter to the U.S. media regulator lambasting Verizon Communications Inc for pulling Univision's networks from 4.7 million of its customers on Monday without warning.

  • 10/17/2017 15:32:34

    Univision appeals to regulator after Verizon pulls the plug

    Oct 17 (Reuters) - Spanish language broadcaster Univision Communications Inc has sent a letter to the U.S. media regulator lambasting Verizon Communications Inc for pulling its networks from 4.7 million of its customers on Monday without warning.

  • 10/10/2017 14:21:09

    Verizon media chief departing after not getting top job

    Verizon Communication Inc media chief Marni Walden confirmed on Tuesday she had decided to leave the telecommunications company next year after it became clear she would not become its next chief executive.

  • 10/03/2017 18:56:29

    Yahoo says all three billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft

    (Reuters) - Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc .

  • 10/03/2017 18:55:12

    UPDATE 4-Yahoo says all 3 billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft

    Oct 3 (Reuters) - Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc.

  • 10/03/2017 18:00:19

    Yahoo says all 3 billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft

    (Reuters) - Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc .

  • 10/03/2017 16:46:00

    U.S. Senate panel to hold hearing on Yahoo, Equifax breaches

    WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee said on Tuesday he plans to hold a hearing later this month over massive data breaches at Equifax Inc and Yahoo, which is now owned by Verizon Communications Inc.

  • 10/03/2017 14:53:00

    Yahoo says all 3B accounts affected in 2013 hack

    Yahoo, now part of Verizon Communications Inc, said on Tuesday that all of its 3 billion user accounts were affected in the August 2013 data theft, following an investigation involving forensic experts.

  • 10/03/2017 14:39:11

    Every Yahoo account was affected by 2013 hack, Verizon now says

    Verizon Communications Inc. announced today that a 2013 hack into Yahoo's network affected all Yahoo accounts, roughly 3 billion, after previous estimates said 1 billion accounts were affected. Yahoo, which was acquired by Verizon after the hack was disclosed and gave a slight price break on the deal because of it, is notifying affected accounts that were not previously contacted. Verizon pointed users to a frequently asked questions site set up in the wake of the hack, originally disclosed years after the hack in December 2016, for additional information.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 09/12/2017 10:00:03

    Perrigo surges as Starboard Value's Jeff Smith talks up the stock

    Shares of Perrigo Co. surged Tuesday after Jeff Smith, chief executive officer of Starboard Value, singled out the pharmaceutical company as a good investment. Perrigo has more potential to boost sales through online vendors such as Amazon.com Inc. and the stock is undervalued due to the pricing pressure in its generics business, he said. Perrigo shares jumped 5.1% to $89.37. Altaba Inc. , another of Smith's best ideas presented at the Delivering Alpha conference, also rose 0.5%. Altaba was formed after Verizon Communications Inc. bought Yahoo's internet business. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 09/08/2017 12:17:26

    Verizon's stock set to suffer longest losing streak in 12 years, but BTIG says it looks 'attractive'

    Shares of telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. slumped 0.5% in afternoon trade, putting them on track to suffer a ninth-straight loss. That would be the longest losing streak since the nine-session stretch ending Oct. 13, 2005. There have been four eight-session losing streaks since then, in May 2017, October 2012, January 2012 and February 2009. Analyst Walter Piecyk at BTIG warned investors against selling into the weakness, saying the stock's relatively high dividend yield, the fact that the stock is trading at the deepest discount to the broader market in years and the belief that concerns over competition ahead of the release of Apple Inc. much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone are overblown suggests "Verizon's stock is once again attractive" as third-quarter reporting seasons approaches. Verizon's current dividend yield of 5.1% is the highest among Dow Jones Industrial Average components, while the price-to-earnings ratio of 11.78, according to FactSet, is well below the S&P 500's 21.50. Verizon's stock has shed 14% over the past three months while the Dow has gained 3%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 09/07/2017 09:00:00

    Intel to update 5G testing device to meet standards

    NEW YORK, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Chipmaker Intel Corp said on Thursday that it was updating 5G equipment that will allow telecom companies like AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc to run trials based on standards to be released later this year.

  • 08/30/2017 14:02:46

    U.S. stocks end higher; Nasdaq boosted by biotech gain

    U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday, with the Nasdaq seeing a particular gain on the strength of biotechnology companies, while the S&P 500 closed higher for a fourth straight session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 25 points, or 0.1%, to 21,890. The S&P 500 added 11 points to 2,457, a gain of 0.5%. The Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 66 points to 6,368, a rise of 1.1%. The biotechnology sector was one of the strongest of the day, with the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF up 1.9%, boosted by Gilead Sciences , which surged 7.3%, and Incyte Corp. , up 10.6%. Markets were also supported by strong economic data, including better-than-expected reads on economic growth and private-sector employment. The Dow was pressured by Travelers Companies Inc. , which fell 1%, and by Verizon Communications , which was off 0.8%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 08/14/2017 15:02:36

    David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital bulks up tech holdings

    David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital bulked up its stakes in technology companies in the second quarter, boosting its holding in Micron Technology Inc. and adding Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. to its portfolio, according to a 13F regulatory filing submitted Monday. The hedge fund raised its stake in Micron to 2.6 million shares at the end of June from 1.6 million shares in March and bought 4.5 million shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. It also purchased 4.3 million shares in Altaba Inc. , a company that was formed after Yahoo's internet business was bought by Verizon Communications Inc. , but trimmed its stake in Apple Inc. to 3.93 million shares in the second quarter from 3.98 million shares in the first quarter. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 07/28/2017 09:04:38

    Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Comcast, AT&T, Verizon Communications, Charter Communications and Sprint

    For Immediate Release Chicago IL July 28 2017 Today Zacks Equity Research discusses the Industry Telecom Part 1 including Comcast Corp NASDAQ CMCSA Free Report AT amp T Inc NYSE T Free Report Verizon Communications Inc NYSE VZ Free Report

  • 07/27/2017 15:16:30

    Verizon in talks to buy WideOpenWest's Chicago network -sources

    July 27 (Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier Verizon Communications Inc is in talks to acquire cable operator WideOpenWest Inc's fiber network in the Chicago area for more than $200 million, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • 07/27/2017 15:15:31

    Facebook and Verizon advance while AstraZeneca dives

    Facebook and Verizon Communications trade higher while AstraZeneca and Southwest Airlines drop

  • 07/27/2017 12:19:00

    Popular biotech ETF on pace for steepest daily drop in a month

    A popular way to bet on the the biotech sector was trading sharply lower on Thursday and on track to register its worst one-day in a month. The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF was down 1.8%, led by an about 11% decline in Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Corp. and Novavax Inc. , with its shares off 6.4% on the session. The drop for the biotech group came amid a broad and sudden selloff in the overall technology sector that put the Nasdaq Composite Index on pace to log it sharpest daily fall since June 9, when the tech sector underwent a similar retreat, fueled on concerns about valuations among some of the group's biggest companies, including Apple Inc. , Amazon.com Inc., and Facebook Inc., which reported better-than-expected earnings late Wednesday. More broadly, the overall market was under pressure but off its worst levels of the day. The S&P 500 index was down 0.3% at 2,469, the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.8%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading modestly higher, fueled by gains in Verizon Communications Inc. , which saw its shares up nearly 8%, more than offsetting a 2.3% decline in Apple's stock. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 07/27/2017 11:24:43

    Telecom sector on track for biggest one-day gain since 2009

    The S&P telecom sector soared on Thursday and was on track for its biggest one-day percentage increase in more than eight years, boosted by strong results from some of its biggest components. The sector jumped 4.8%, its best day since March 2009, according to FactSet data. Thursday marks the third straight daily increase for the industry, a period over which it has gained about 8%. Despite that, telecom remains one of the laggards of the year, down 8.7% for 2017. The rally came after Verizon Communications Inc. popped 6.9% on the back of second-quarter revenue that beat expectations, as well as an expansion of its unlimited wireless data plan, which helped it recover from a net subscriber loss in the first quarter. AT&T Inc. gained 3.3% on Thursday, building on a rally the shares had on Wednesday, which came in the wake of the company's own results, when it posted a profit that topped analyst forecasts. The S&P 500 dipped 0.4% on Thursday.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

  • 07/27/2017 09:53:13

    US stocks rise, led by media and phone companies

    Big gains for Facebook, Verizon Communications and cable companies reporting healthier-than-expected results nudged US stock indexes a bit further into record territory on Thursday

  • 07/25/2017 09:58:54

    House panel wants Google, Facebook, AT&T CEOs to testify on internet rules

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked the chief executives of Alphabet Inc, Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and other companies to testify at a Sept. 7 hearing on the future of net neutrality rules.

  • 07/25/2017 09:12:09

    U.S. House panel wants Google, Facebook, AT&T CEOs to testify on internet rules

    The chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked the chief executives of Alphabet Inc (GOOG), Facebook Inc (FB), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN), AT&T Inc (T), Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) and other companies to testify at a Sept. 7 hearing on the future of net neutrality rules.

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