Markets? Markets? We Don’t Need No Markets!: During its nearly 18-year history, CNBC has employed a number of programming strategies on days when the markets are closed. Today is one such day - as the nation honors the memory of its 38th president, Gerald Ford. In this instance, we chose to go with regular live programming....
AT&T agreed last night to a number of concessions in its $85 billion proposed buyout of BellSouth. The telecom bellwether is hoping for approval by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission by the end of today – the final business day in 2006. Telecom analyst William Power was on “Street Signs” explaining what will happen if AT&T doesn’t make the deadline.
Almost every analyst has an angle on how to beat the market, and investors pay big money for trading tips that promise guaranteed profits. But here on CNBC we give that advice away for free. John Prestbo, editor of Dow Jones Indexes, shared his “Dogs of the Dow” strategy on “Morning Call” today. It returned 32% in 2006.
A long-delayed buyout deal between AT&T and BellSouth may close as early as tomorrow, CNBC's David Faber reported.
U.S. stocks are aiming higher after a late day rally gave stocks a lift yesterday, resulting in another record on the Dow but in a mixed market. Oil is firmer this morning, and energy shares were among those rebounding late yesterday after several losing sessions. Tokyo stocks were higher, and European markets were mostly higher with technology stocks among the winners.
The "rumors" are buzzing about what Apple's next big move might be. Some say it's an i-Pod cell phone combo, others think Apple will make a big move in, quote, "I-TV". On Power Lunch, Bill Griffeth sifted through all the speculation with with PC Magazine’s Lance Ulanoff. Ulanoff said, the only sure thing is the I-Phone.
They are the most powerful players in the M&A world. You could say they are the go to folks on a CEO's speed dial--when it comes to making deals. The first (or inaugural) issue of Dealmaker Magazine is out--and ranks the best investment bankers on the buy side of Wall Street.
Neale Anderson, Telecom & Media Analyst, Asia-Pacific, HSBC discusses the evolution of Asia's telecom infrastructure, warning the region has been lagging in adopting 4G technology.
Mats Olsson, Head, North East Asia Region, Ericsson says Asia will play a very important role in the adoption of new mobile technologies. He expects his industry's prospects to improve as the adoption of 4G picks up.
Michael Powell, NCTA president & CEO, talks about the impact of going over the "cliff" on the telecom industry.
Some investors are worried President Obama's win could mean a massive increase in the dividend tax, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson and Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ.
Perry Oosting, CEO of Vertu, explains why he expects the luxury goods market to remain resilient despite weakness in global economic growth.
Zeinal Bava, CEO of Portugal Telecom, informs CNBC what it is like to operate a successful international company in an austerity-stricken country like Portugal.
Cynthia Meng, Managing Director, China/HK TMT Equity Research, Jefferies Hong Kong says the roll out of the 4G network in China will be a turning point for the country's largest mobile phone operator.
CNBC's David Faber reports the details of Japan's Softbank buying 70 percent of U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Nextel for $20.1 billion - the most a Japanese firm has spent on an overseas acquisition.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on news that Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is in talks to acquire 75 percent of Sprint Nextel, in a deal that could top $12.8 billion.
CNBC's David Faber reports Japan's Softbank is in talks to acquire a majority stake in Sprint Nextel.
CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on a report Softbank is negotiating to buy 75 percent of Sprint Nextel.
Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE pose a security threat to the US, a congressional panel has warned. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and CNBC's David Faber and Carl Quintanilla discuss.
James Moorman, S&P Capital IQ equity analyst, discusses the merger of MetroPCS and T-Mobile, and takes a look at what's ahead for competitor, Sprint.