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Just two days after JP Morgan lent AT&T $20 billion to help cement its plan to purchase Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile unit, JP Morgan is already scheduling meetings with other banks to discuss syndicating the loan, say people familiar with the matter.
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Stocks turned lower as oil prices gained amid continuing unrest in the Middle East and North Africa. Verizon and Boeing rose, w hile Bank of America fell.
Stock index futures were slightly higher ahead of the open Tuesday as investors kept a wary eye on events still developing in Japan and Libya.
Deutsche Telekom’s announcement over the weekend to sell its American wireless unit, T-Mobile USA, to AT&T for $39 billion ended a decade-long foray into the American market that was undermined, in part, by one big event: the advent of the iPhone. The NYT reports.
Barclays is among a group of investors weighing a rival bid for a portfolio of mortgage-backed securities that has already drawn a $15.7 billion offer from AIG, people familiar with the matter said.
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Stocks finished up 1.5 percent or higher, sending the Dow back above 12,000, lifted by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and investors who found buying opportunities in stocks they viewed as oversold. Boeing and Alcoa led Dow gainers, while Pfizer fell.
Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading Monday, but remained significantly higher, buoyed by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and buying opportunities in oversold stocks. Boeing and GE led gainers, while Pfizer fell.
The $20 billion loan JPMorgan Chase is providing to AT&T to finance the $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA has raised a lot of eyebrows on Wall Street.
The deal will open T-Mobile's 34 million customers to Apple's iPhone, the "Mad Money" host said.
The $20 billion bridge loan JP Morgan provided to AT&T in order to help cement its planned purchase of Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile USA unit is the largest commitment the bank has ever made to a client, according to people at the firm.
Stocks gained despite continuing global tensions as M&A activity heated up and as Warren Buffet said Japanese stocks represented a good buying opportunity. Microsoft and Boeing led gainers.
U.S. stock index futures gained ahead of the market's opening Monday in the wake of stronger markets overseas, and buoyed in part by AT&T's plan to buy T-Mobile US from Deutsche Telekom to create the largest mobile provider in the United States. US stock index futures pointed to gains for Wall Street Monday, with sentiment helped after AT&T agreed to buy T-Mobile US from Deutsche Telekom, creating the largest mobile provider in the United States.
The US does not face an imminent fiscal crisis in the short term, but things look very different over the long term according to Ian Shepherdson, the US economist at High Frequency Economics.
Stocks ended off the highs of the day on Friday, and lower for the week, amid a still uncertain global environment rocked by uncertainty in the Middle East and Japan, although bank stocks got a lift as institutions began announcing dividend increases. JPMorgan and Caterpillar rose, while Travelers fell.
Stocks traded off the highs of the day before the close amid a still uncertain global environment rocked by uncertainty in the Middle East and Japan, although bank stocks got a lift as institutions began announcing dividend increases. JPMorgan and Caterpillar rose, while Travelers fell.
Stocks pared gains as news that fighting in Libya was continuing despite Libya's pronouncement that it was ceasing military operations, although bank stocks got a lift as institutions began announcing dividend increases. JPMorgan and Caterpillar led the gainers.
U.S. stock index futures rose sharply ahead of the open Friday after Libya announced it was ceasing military operations to protect civilians in the wake of United Nation's decision to create a no-fly zone over the country.
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