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  • Caruso-Cabrera: Chavez Socialism "Lands" Hard On Some Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | 11:42 AM ET
    Michelle Coruso-Cabrera

    Alberto Vollmer owns a sugar plantation and rum factory in Venezuela. In fact--he owned thousands of acres that had been in his family for some 200 years. That was until 18 months ago when the government of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez took 2,500 of those acres--1/3 of  Vollmer's total land--as part of his proclaimed "socialist revolution."

  • Verizon Call To FairPoint: Takeover The Northeast Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | 12:26 PM ET

    Telecommunications giant Verizon --got a bit smaller today--after announcing a $2.7 billion transaction to spin off its local exchange assets in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Verizon plans to merge the assets with FairPoint Communications. This was good news for FairPoint's stock--it's been up as high as 13% today.

  • Update: Investors "Shouldn't Touch" Venezuela Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 2:22 PM ET

    What do the analysts say about the recent moves by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to nationalize much of his nation's economy? We're updating our prior post with two guests from "Power Lunch." Thierry (pronounced Terry) Wizman is Global Emerging Markets Strategist for Bear Sterns. Peter DeShazo is Director of Americas Programs and CSIS.

  • Venezuela Heating Up The "Wrong Way"? Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 11:02 AM ET

    Venezuelan stocks are plunging today. This comes in the wake of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez's call for nationalizing power and telecom companies in his country. Later today on "Power Lunch" Theirry Wizman head of Latin America investing at Bear Sterns will be on to talk about what this all means for American companies (we'll update this story with Wizman's comments). But how important is what Chavez said? Is it all talk? Well--it's evidently important enough for the New York Times to make it their second editorial of the day.

  • Venezuela Heating Up The "Wrong Way"? Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 10:24 AM ET

    Venezuelan stocks are plunging today. This comes in the wake of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez's call for nationalizing power and telecom companies in his country. Later today on "Power Lunch" Theirry Wizman head of Latin America investing at Bear Sterns will be on to talk about what this all means for American companies (we'll update this story with Wizman's comments). But how important is what Chavez said? Is it all talk? Well--it's evidently important enough for the New York Times to make it their second editorial of the day.

  • Day Ahead: Airline Merger, Minimum Wage And Iraq Wednesday, 10 Jan 2007 | 8:10 AM ET

    A downdraft in foreign markets is tugging at U.S. stocks this morning, and for now Wall Street looks set to open lower. US Airways is making headlines with a new bid for Delta Airlines and the big themes from yesterday in technology and jittery emerging markets will again dominate. Focus also shifts to Washington as President Bush unveils his Iraq strategy tonight and the new Congress takes on minimum wage.

  • Venezuela's Chavez: On Road To Socialism? Tuesday, 9 Jan 2007 | 11:25 AM ET
    Pres. Hugo Chavez of Venezuela

    Venezuelan stocks plunge 10% today after Hugo Chavez speech. Chavez is president of Venezuela--and in a televised speech last night in Caracas (he was just elected to a third term) he said he wanted his country to nationalize power and telecom companies. U.S. firms are major invstors in Venezuelan oil--and these new efforts in telecom by Chavez will also have affect on American companies beyond energy. On "Morning Call" CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera went over who's "hurt" but all this.

  • CNBC'S Domm: A Real "News Feast" Next Week Friday, 5 Jan 2007 | 9:43 PM ET

    Financial markets will have plenty of news to feast on in the coming week although the markets generated enough headlines on their own in the first days of January with just a few big stories to chew on. The second week of January is quite busy. We're looking forward to some of the most important and newsy industry conferences of the year, plus the start of earnings season, an important Fed speech, and some fresh economic data.

  • Motorola: Bad 4th Quarter Signals Stock Downgrade Friday, 5 Jan 2007 | 11:19 AM ET

    Bad news from--and for Motorola  today. The company announces poor fourth quarter expectations this morning--lowering its earnings and sales guidance. The cuts come as a result of shortfalls in its mobile devices unit. That news lead to downgrades by six analysts this morning. The stock is trading down nearly 8% in mid-day trading as a result. There was one analyst who may have seen this coming. He downgraded Motorola three weeks ago.

  • CNBC's Schacknow: Where Are You With Top 100? Tuesday, 2 Jan 2007 | 2:10 PM ET

    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 Concedes to FCC In BellSouth Deal Friday, 29 Dec 2006 | 3:24 PM ET

    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.

  • 'Dow Dogs' Offer Double Path to Profit? Friday, 29 Dec 2006 | 11:04 AM ET

    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.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Market Outlook Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | 7:57 AM ET

    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.

  • Apple: Is Internet TV The Next Big Thing? Thursday, 14 Dec 2006 | 2:29 PM ET

    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.

  • Dealmaker Magazine: Who Are The Kings Of M&A's? Tuesday, 28 Nov 2006 | 2:00 PM ET

    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.

  • Asia's Migration to 4G Technology     Thursday, 22 Nov 2012 | 7:35 PM ET

    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.

  • Asia is Key to Growth Strategy: Ericsson     Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    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.

  • Telecom Industry Listening to Debt Fears     Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Michael Powell, NCTA president & CEO, talks about the impact of going over the "cliff" on the telecom industry.

  • Talking Numbers: Watching Dividend Stocks     Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 3:25 PM ET

    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.

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