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  1. AT&T Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (T)

    May 23, 2016
    Discover why AT&T is a global leader in communication and how networking with its top five key customers helps keep the company ...
  2. Buffett Hangs Up on AT&T, Bites Into Apple (T, AAPL)

    May 17, 2016
    It's a bit surprising Buffett would give up AT&T's generous yield of almost 5% for Apple's 2.5% yield.
  3. Sprint Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (S)

    May 16, 2016
    Learn about Sprint's capital structure and how trends in pricing impact the company's market capitalization and enterprise ...
  4. AT&T Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (T)

    May 14, 2016
    Learn about AT&T, and discover the companies that are its key suppliers and obtain a brief description and analysis of each ...
  5. AT&T Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (T)

    May 12, 2016
    Analyze AT&T's capital structure to discover important trends in the company's financing. Find out how and why debt and equity ...
  6. Apple, AT&T and 'The Dow Effect' (AAPL, T)

    May 12, 2016
    Apple v AT&T
  7. Why Do Some Failed Mergers Result in Break-Up Fees?

    May 12, 2016
    When mergers go bad, there's often a break-up fee involved of as high as 3-5% of the value of the proposed merger.
  8. 3 Best Dividend-Paying Global Equity Mutual Funds (SGIDX, BABDX)

    May 11, 2016
    Read about three global equity funds with strong dividend prospects for income investors and why a conservative approach ...
  9. AT&T Drops Rev-Share Deal With Yahoo (YHOO, SYNC)

    May 5, 2016
    AT&T will end a 15-year ad revenue-sharing agreement with Yahoo and partner instead with a little-known company, Synacor. ...
  10. Dividend Payout vs. Dividend Growth: Which Ratio Should You Prefer? ...

    May 3, 2016
    Learn why growth investors should focus on dividend payouts, and which large-company stocks are capable of sustaining earnings ...
  11. Apple Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (AAPL)

    May 1, 2016
    Learn about the top five customers of Apple Inc., whose strategic success also extends to the traditionally resistant market ...
  12. Netflix Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (NFLX)

    April 29, 2016
    Find out which companies generate a significant portion of their revenue from Netflix, Inc. and what makes their relationship ...
  13. CDC vs. DLN: Comparing Dividend-Oriented ETFs

    April 28, 2016
    Take a look at an overview and comparison of two dividend-oriented ETFs to learn the respective advantages and disadvantages ...
  14. The Debt Report: The Telecom Sector

    April 25, 2016
    Discover how America's telecommunications providers have been piling on debt since the Great Recession, and how part of the ...
  15. AT&T Stock Nears 52-Week High Ahead of Earnings (T)

    April 25, 2016
    AT&T's dependable dividend, which yields more than 5% annually, remains one of the reasons for its attractiveness.
  16. The Top 5 Companies Paying Dividends (JNJ, XOM)

    April 25, 2016
    Explore analyses of the top five dividend-paying companies, and learn about their trailing 12-month dividend payouts and ...
  17. Telecom ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (FCOM, VOX)

    April 25, 2016
    Pay attention to recent price performance when considering a telecom sector ETF. While some telecom ETFs provide strong returns, ...
  18. Global Communications: 5 Key Industry Players (T, VZ)

    April 20, 2016
    Compare the market capitalizations and enterprise values of the leading communications industry stocks with their annual ...
  19. 3 Expensive U.S. Large-Cap Mutual Funds Worth Your While (ACAAX, ...

    April 16, 2016
    Discover three large-cap mutual funds that merit a position in your portfolio despite having sales charges and high expense ...
  20. The 5 Highest Paid Executives in the Telecommunications Sector ...

    April 13, 2016
    The top five earners in the telecom industry are well compensated for staying competitive and generating billions of dollars ...
  21. AT&T Price Target Raised at Jefferies (T)

    April 11, 2016
    AT&T, which has seen its share price rise 12% year to date, still offers some appeal for value seekers even with this outperformance.
  22. The 5 Largest Telecom ETFs (VOX, IYZ)

    April 9, 2016
    Explore the five largest telecommunications sector ETFs, as measured by assets under management. Learn the tracking indexes, ...
  23. AT&T Stock to Trade Ex-Dividend (T)

    April 5, 2016
    AT&T will send its dividend payment on May 2 to shareholders of record as of April 8.
  24. T-Mobile's "Un-carrier Amped" Strategy Is More Important than ...

    April 4, 2016
    Discover how its Un-carrier Amped strategy grew T-Mobile's business and disrupted the wireless provider industry, and learn ...
  25. Netflix Caps Video Streams on AT&T, Verizon Customers (NFLX, ...

    March 28, 2016
    Netflix wanted to “protect consumers from exceeding mobile data caps,” which it says may discourage future viewing.
  26. Exploring Schwab's Suite of Inexpensive U.S. Equity ETFs (SCHX, ...

    March 25, 2016
    Discover Schwab's most popular low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for equities, which are also highly ranked by Morningstar.
  27. 4 Best Dividend-Paying U.S. Equity ETFs (HDV)

    March 24, 2016
    Find out which U.S. equity dividend-paying exchange-traded funds are the best for dividend yield, total return performance ...
  28. T-Mobile: Unlimited Data Plans Not Here to Stay

    March 22, 2016
    Consumers with unlimited data plans are proving themselves to be heavy users, undermining the profitability of the concept. ...
  29. (VOX) Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 19, 2016
    Watch the share price movements of Verizon and AT&T impact the Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF as these two stocks ...
  30. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders of AT&T (T, VTSMX)

    March 19, 2016
    Discover the top three largest mutual fund holders of AT&T shares, and learn how their investment portfolios could improve ...
  31. U.S. Companies Race to Borrow in Euros (KO, BRK-A)

    March 18, 2016
    U.S. companies are taking advantage of the low rates investment-grade euro-denominated bond investors demand, and now account ...
  32. (XLK) Technology SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 18, 2016
    Discover the top five largest technology holdings in the XLK technology ETF, and learn how these stocks may help power your ...
  33. 3 Popular Telecom ETFs in 2016 (VOX, IYZ, FCOM)

    March 18, 2016
    Identify three of the most popular exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the telecommunication services sector, and evaluate the ...
  34. XLK vs. VITAX: ETF vs. Mutual Fund Case Study

    March 17, 2016
    Read an in-depth comparison of a widely held technology sector ETF versus a popular technology sector mutual fund, and see ...
  35. IYZ vs. VTCAX: ETF vs. Mutual Fund Case Study

    March 16, 2016
    Compare a popular telecommunications industry exchange-traded fund (ETF) to a similar mutual fund, and see which one comes ...
  36. Information Technology Sector: Industries Snapshot (XLK, MSFT)

    March 16, 2016
    Discover the eight industries shaping the information technology sector of the S&P 500, and learn which of its largest companies ...
  37. AT&T Uses IoT Technology to Create Connected Wheelchair (T, VZ)

    March 13, 2016
    Find out about AT&T's partnership with Swedish wheelchair manufacturer Permobil to launch an IoT-powered wireless wheelchair ...
  38. 3 Stocks That Loathe Bull Markets (KO, WMT)

    March 9, 2016
    Explore three stocks that have lagged the market during recent bull markets. Learn why defensive stocks tend to grow slowly ...
  39. Can Sprint Keep Up With Its Competitors? (S, TMUS)

    March 9, 2016
    Discover how Sprint is faring against the competition in the mobile phone industry and some of its plans and accolades that ...
  40. Telecom and Cable Will Soon Be One (T, VOD)

    March 8, 2016
    Understand the reasoning behind the trend of telecom and cable becoming one, such as the benefits of cross-selling, mobile ...
  41. The Top Gainers And Losers Among Berkshire Hathaway's Publicly-Listed ...

    March 2, 2016
    The stock market wasn't up to the mark last year. Buffett's publicly-listed holdings didn't do too well either.
  42. AT&T Nears 52-Week High on DirecTV Streaming Plan (T)

    March 2, 2016
    The company is targeting cord-cutters, or people who have become dissatisfied with cable and tired of the paying for bloated ...
  43. Analyzing AT&T's Debt Ratios in 2016 (T)

    February 27, 2016
    Learn about AT&T Inc. and its key debt ratios, such as the debt-to-equity ratio, interest coverage ratio and cash flow-to-debt ...
  44. 3 Technology Stocks Near Their 52-Week Highs Worth Selling (XLNX, ...

    February 27, 2016
    Find out why Xilinx, FICO and Verizon Communications are three technology stocks near 52-week highs that investors should ...
  45. 5 Stock Picks That Yield 3% or More (PG, GE)

    February 24, 2016
    Find out which giant market leaders are paying dividends yielding more than 3% while keeping your portfolio stable during ...
  46. The Top 4 Telecommunications Penny Stocks for 2016 (ALSK, CBB)

    February 24, 2016
    Discover four telecommunications penny stocks for your portfolio for 2016, including turnaround candidates and those with ...
  47. AT&T and Intel Team Up for LTE Drones (T, INTC)

    February 22, 2016
    AT&T Inc. and Intel Corp. announced Sunday that they would work together to solve connectivity issues that impede the wider ...
  48. Warren Buffett's Portfolio: 4 Reasons for AT&T (T)

    February 22, 2016
    Discover why Warren Buffett has a $2 billion position of AT&T in his Berkshire Hathaway portfolio.
  49. AT&T Vs. Verizon: Are These Two Telecom Giants Overvalued? (T, ...

    February 20, 2016
    Discover if AT&T and Verizon are attractive investments in early 2016. Both companies have seen a run-up in their stock prices ...
  50. Analyzing AT&T's Price & Profitability Ratios in 2016 (T)

    February 19, 2016
    Conduct fundamental analysis on AT&T by examining its price and profitability ratios.
  51. The World's Top 10 Entertainment Companies (CMCSA, CBS)

    February 3, 2016
    Take a look at the world's top 10 entertainment companies, spanning the movie, television, cable television, gaming and streaming ...
  52. If You Had Invested Right After AT&T's IPO (T)

    February 2, 2016
    Analyze how AT&T stock has performed after the company's 1984 IPO, and learn how you would have fared had you been an early ...
  53. AT&T Pumps the Brakes on 5G Technology (T)

    January 29, 2016
    Read about the development of next-generation 5G mobile technology, and learn why AT&T has been actively lowering expectations ...
  54. Analyzing AT&T's Return on Equity (ROE) (T)

    January 27, 2016
    Learn about AT&T's return on equity. Find out how its recent ROE compares to historical results and those of peers in the ...
  55. AT&T Revenue Boosted By DirecTV, Misses Estimates (T)

    January 27, 2016
    While the Street will focus on the near-term hiccups, causing the earnings and revenue miss, AT&T appears on sound footing ...
  56. The Best Sectors To Sell Short in 2016

    January 5, 2016
    Three groups of stocks and sectors should underperform in 2016, generating profits from selling high and buying low.
  57. The Top 5 Dividend-Paying Telecommunication Stocks for 2016 (VZ, ...

    January 4, 2016
    Discover the top five dividend-paying stocks in the telecommunications sector, including some household names and a couple ...
  58. AT&T's 3 Key Financial Ratios

    December 10, 2015
    Understand how operating cash flow and debt usage are closely related to A&T's business, and why cash efficiency matters ...
  59. The Top 5 Large Cap Telecommunication Stocks for 2016

    December 8, 2015
    Discover the top five large-cap telecommunications companies poised to grow in 2016. Learn how each company plans to grow ...
  60. 3 Blue Chip Stocks with Fat Dividends

    December 7, 2015
    Discover what factors go into determining a great dividend stock, and learn about three large, stable companies that offer ...
  61. 8 Blue Chip Stocks with Low P/E Ratios

    December 1, 2015
    Discover why the price/earnings (P/E) ratio is important in determining the relative value of a stock and find out which ...
  62. How AT&T Evolved into a Mobile Phone Giant

    November 20, 2015
    A third of Americans use an AT&T mobile phone. How did it evolve from a state-sponsored monopoly, though antitrust and a ...
  63. How Facebook Leverages Your Posts to Swift Growth

    October 29, 2015
    How Facebook has monetized your personal info into an economic powerhouse with robust growth.
  64. US Telecom Price War: T-Mobile Vs. Verizon Vs. AT&T (VZ, T)

    October 28, 2015
    Find out how T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T are waging an intense price war among mobile network providers and why investors ...
  65. T-Mobile CEO Takes a Stand Against Overages

    October 27, 2015
    T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) CEO John Legere has long been against charging overages when customers use more than their allotted ...
  66. Facebook's Free Basics App Has Users Crying Foul About Net Neutrality

    October 26, 2015
    The FCC says the internet is a public utility and will be held to the standards of net neutrality. But what does that mean ...
  67. T-Mobile and Sprint Launching New Feature

    October 16, 2015
    Usually it's T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) and Sprint (NYSE: S) adding features that become so popular that the two wireless companies ...
  68. A Closer Look at AT&T

    October 15, 2015
    AT&T has come a long way since 1885. We look at its strategic direction, challenges and recent performance.
  69. The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks (VALE, CHK)

    October 14, 2015
    Understand what a short sale is and why people would want to initiate a short strategy. Learn about the top five most shorted ...
  70. Has Apple Finally Hit the Wall With the iPhone? (MSI, MSFT)

    October 9, 2015
    We look at how the iPhone has sold over its brief existence and what that means for the future of the smartphone market.
  71. Decoding the Merger of Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia

    October 5, 2015
    Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia have a history of difficult mergers. But, their merger with each other may turn out to be the right ...
  72. 4 Telecom Stocks Northland Analyst Believes Will Outperform

    October 1, 2015
    Tim Savageaux of Northland Capital Markets initiated coverage of four telecom stocks with Outperform ratings. The four names ...
  73. Carly Fiorina Biography

    September 30, 2015
    Carly Fiorina is an American businesswoman, former CEO of technology giant Hewlett-Packard, and a Republican politician with ...
  74. AT&T Stock: A Dividend Analysis

    September 29, 2015
    Discover analysis of AT&T dividend policies, and explore the dividend policies of its main competitors, China Mobile Limited ...
  75. Is The Direct T.V. Business Model Set To Fail? (DTV, T)

    September 16, 2015
    Despite DirecTV positioning itself as the "cool" satellite TV provider, the company’s business model will need to evolve, ...
  76. Best Buy Adds 2 More Store-Within-a-Store Brands (BBY, T)

    September 16, 2015
    An important part of the Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) turnaround strategy has been partnering with key vendors to create stores-within-a-store. ...
  77. Why Did Berkshire Go For eVolution Networks? (BRK, DNOW)

    September 15, 2015
    Warren Buffett makes an unusual but possibly lucrative addition to the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio
  78. 5 Dividend Stocks that Should Be on Your Watchlist

    September 10, 2015
    These stocks might not appreciate in a broad market selloff, but they're fundamentally sound and offer generous dividends.
  79. S&P 500 and a Very Rare Long-Term Sell Signal

    September 7, 2015
    This rare sell signal, which occurred 7 times since 1975, is close to triggering in the S&P 500 index, and has already triggered ...
  80. Mexican Energy, Telecom Reforms Please Foreign Investors

    September 1, 2015
    Two years into his first term, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is following through on radical campaign promises he ...
  81. 3 High-Yield Investment Grade Stocks You Should Consider (BX, ...

    August 13, 2015
    Discover three high-yield investment-grade stocks for income and appreciation. Interest rate risk is the largest source of ...
  82. Netflix Will Soon Be Worth More Than Direct TV (NFLX, T)

    August 13, 2015
    Understand the similarities and differences between Netflix and DirectTV. Learn about four key reasons why Netflix will be ...
  83. Asset Turnover Ratio

    August 10, 2015
    The amount of sales generated for every dollar's worth of assets in a year, calculated by dividing sales by assets.
  84. Companies You Never Thought Would Go Bankrupt (RSHCQ, GM)

    August 7, 2015
    Learn about some of the most shocking corporate bankruptcies in history, including General Motors, Chrysler, Lehman Brothers ...
  85. How Honeywell (HON) Makes its Money

    August 4, 2015
    Honeywell is a true conglomerate in a world of ever-greater specialization. Here's how it generates revenue.
  86. T-Mobile Passing Sprint to Become No. 3 Carrier

    August 3, 2015
    The battle between Sprint (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) for bragging rights as the No. 3 wireless carrier appears ...
  87. Loyal Customers Drive T-Mobile Market Share Gains (TMUS, S)

    July 22, 2015
    T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) has been on an incredible run. The company has been adding subscribers for over two years and shows ...
  88. DirecTV Facing Lawsuit Over NFL Sunday Ticket (DTV, T)

    July 15, 2015
    While DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) awaits federal approval for its proposed $48.5 billion merger with AT&T, the company may ...
  89. T-Mobile Adds Unlimited Calling In Mexico, Canada (TMUS, T)

    July 14, 2015
    T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) has made a habit of eliminating pain points for its customers. While other wireless companies focus ...
  90. Arris Group Slashes Its Q2 Guidance (ARRS, CHTR)

    July 13, 2015
    Arris Group (NASDAQ: ARRS) recently lowered its revenue and earnings guidance for its second quarter. The set-top box and ...
  91. AT&T: Just Boring Or Bad?

    July 8, 2015
    Is AT&T a good investment?
  92. Is Texas The Future Of America?

    July 1, 2015
    The top three fastest-growing cities are located in Texas and 20% of jobs created between 2009 and 2014 were in the Lone ...
  93. Looking To Invest In Texas? Here Is How

    July 1, 2015
    Ranging from energy to household names, here are some of the top investment opportunities in Texas.
  94. Analysts Optimistic on AT&T's DirecTV Acquisition

    June 26, 2015
    AT&T’s stock has risen in anticipation of the company closing a deal to acquire DirecTV. The skeptical of the deal are unsure ...
  95. How Viber Makes Money

    June 12, 2015
    Viber is a popular VOIP application, but it has been operating at a loss for years. How does it make money and can it make ...
  96. Are These 2015's 10 Best Telecom Stocks?

    April 3, 2015
    Telecom stocks offer generous dividend yields, but it's imperative to make sure those dividends are likely to stay in place. ...
  97. Is It The End Of The Mexican Telecom Monopoly?

    April 1, 2015
    A monopoly has dominated the Mexican telecom market for decades, but new regulations are changing that. Where will Carlos ...
  98. Trade Covered Calls On High Dividend Paying Stocks

    March 29, 2015
    We explain the risks, rewards, timing, and profit and loss considerations for covered calls with dividend stocks.
  99. Black Gold In JR Ewing Country: Texas' Oil Economy

    February 23, 2015
    The economy of Texas is soaring because of oil and oil-derivated products and services, but is that sustainable with the ...
  100. 2015 Dividend Playbook: Safe Stocks With Yields Above 4%

    January 15, 2015
    As I noted in my preview of this multi-part look at dividend payers, few investors are pleased with the fact that 10-Year ...
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