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On this final day of what has been a banner year for stocks, the market is looking set for a lower open. European markets are mostly lower. Tokyo closed the year with the Nikkei up 6.9 percent, its fourth up year and its longest winning streak since the late 1980s. Oil is weaker this morning.
The acquisition of Bell South by AT&T might be at hand. CNBC's David Faber has his ear to the ground -- and "The Street."
A long-delayed buyout deal between AT&T and BellSouth may close as early as tomorrow, CNBC's David Faber reported.
Sellers outnumbered buyers on Wall Street after multiple reports signaled a slowdown in economic growth. CNBC's "Closing Bell" team sorted through the details.
All the major market indexes finished lower for the day. Volume is likely to be light on Friday ahead of the Christmas holiday.
A sharply divided FCC voted 3-2 along partisan lines to impose new measures meant to ensure that local governments do not block new competitors from entering the cable television market.
AT&T's proposed buyout of BellSouth was thrown into doubt Monday when Robert McDowell, a member of the Federal Communications Commission and a former telecommunications industry lobbyist, said he will not be voting on the deal.
AT&T proposed buyout of BellSouth was thrown into doubt when Robert McDowell, a member of the FCC and a former telecommunications industry lobbyist, said he is excluding himself from participation in the agency's deliberations on the deal.
There seems to be a new wave of "hacker attacks"--aimed at your cell phones and BlackBerrys. But is there any way to protect yourself? On Today’s "Street Signs," Erin Burnett asked Ed English, with internet security firm Trend Micro and Anne Wallace from The Identity Theft Assistance Center. Ed English explained that hackers who break into computers are now targeting cell phones and mobile devices - anywhere that we’re storing personal information.
Declaring an "impasse" on AT&T's proposed acquisition of BellSouth, Federal Communications Chairman Kevin Martin cleared the way Friday for a commissioner who had disqualified himself from the deliberations to break the deadlock.