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  • Corning and Windstream are big market movers Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Corning Inc., down $2.05 to $20. CenturyLink Inc., up $2.19 to $39.90.

  • CenturyLink Inc shares were up 8 percent, AT&T Inc was up 3 percent and Verizon Communication Inc rose 2 percent. "Given the IRS approval, we expect other companies may explore the possibility of spinning off their Wireline assets into a similar structure," Jefferies& Co analysts said.

  • *Merck rises as results beat expectations, but Pfizer slips. Windstream Holdings jumped 12.8 percent to $11.88 in its busiest trading day on record after the company filed to spin off assets into a tax-efficient publicly-traded real estate investment trust.

  • *Pfizer, Merck rise as results beat expectations. NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. stocks rose Tuesday on news about a spinoff in the telecommunications sphere that sent most stocks in the sector soaring and on better-than-expected results from Pfizer and Merck.

  • UPDATE 1-Fiber network company Zayo Group files for IPO Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    July 2- Fiber network company Zayo Group Holdings Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. The Boulder, Colorado- based company listed Morgan Stanley, Barclays and Goldman Sachs as lead underwriters for the IPO.

  • UPDATE 2-Rackspace may take itself private - TechCrunch Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Wells Fargo Securities analyst Gray Powell said Rackspace could seriously be considering a move to go private, a move supported by the strength of its balance sheet. Rackspace has received at least three acquisition bids, including those from Hewlett-Packard Co and IBM, the tech blog reported, citing a source within the company.

  • UPDATE 1-Rackspace may take itself private - TechCrunch Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    July 2- Cloud service provider Rackspace Hosting Inc is considering taking itself private and is in talks with a private equity firm to fund the deal, technology blog TechCrunch reported on Wednesday, citing a source.

  • The recovery is leading to a number of acquisitions as the largest telecom companies duke it out with cable operators and telecom providers such as Level 3 Communications Inc to serve corporate customers.

  • The results of cable and fiber ISPs improved on average from 2013, when the FCC found they largely delivered on the promised speeds, with Quest/ CenturyLink showing a 16 percent improvement. FCC senior officials said they could not determine whether that was because DSL was lagging in capacity or investments in upgrades or because DSL providers overpromised.

  • Level 3 Communications to buy TW Telecom Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Level 3 Communications said it would buy internet services provider TW Telecom for $40.86 per share in a cash and stock deal.

  • *Deal for $40.86 per share in cash and stock. June 16- Telecommunications services company Level 3 Communications Inc said it would buy internet services provider tw telecom Inc for $40.86 per share in cash and stock to expand its commercial fiber network in the United States.

  • FACTBOX-File-sharing startups consider IPOs, buyouts Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 2:35 PM ET

    Washington- based market research company Osterman Research expects the global file synchronization and sharing market to double to about $80 billion by 2017. Eighty to 90 percent of this revenue will come from business.

  • Lightning Round: Microsoft, Krispy Kreme & More Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 6:43 PM ET

    It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Stock market already feeling sting of higher rates Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:42 PM ET
    Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

    The relatively sharp jump in interest rates since the beginning of May has taken a toll on the stock market, and analysts see more pain ahead.

  • Planned Cyberattacks Hit Sites Around the World Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    Hackers on Tuesday launched cyberattacks that affected websites in a planned campaign called "Operation USA."

  • Comcast Beats, Driven by Cable, Theme Park Businesses Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:13 PM ET
    The Comcast Center building, which houses Comcast headquarters, in Philadelphia.

    Comcast reported earnings that topped Wall Street analysts' estimates by a penny a share on Wednesday, driven by gains in its cable and theme park businesses.

  • Midday Movers: GOOG, FB & More Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 12:44 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • That's classified! Not anymore. US agencies like the FBI will begin sharing some classified information with companies to help prevent hack attacks.

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  • The "Mad Money" host comments on viewers' favorite stocks!