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Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the company's investment strategy and how Fed policy is impacting the markets. People are consuming a ton of content, says Stephenson, commenting on consolidation in the industry.
Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman & CEO, discusses his company's new pricing strategy amid a very competitive landscape.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Vodafone, one of the world's biggest telecoms companies, suffered a 4.8 percent hit to organic service revenue after poorer European performance.
Sprint, considering a bid for T-Mobile, is close to securing debt financing from a clutch of big banks, Dealreporter said.
ADELPHI, Md., Feb 4- President Barack Obama has a pen. And on Tuesday, he wielded an iPad to help make a point about how he hopes to do more for schools without more funding from Congress. The school in Adelphi, a middle-class suburb of Washington, D.C., bought tablets with money from the $847 billion economic stimulus package Congress passed five years ago.
FCC's chairman his skepticism about a potential merger between Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc in a meeting with Sprint.
WASHINGTON, Feb 4- President Barack Obama is set to announce on Tuesday that private companies have agreed to give more than $750 million in devices, software and wireless service to U.S. students, part of Obama's pledge to help modernize classrooms.
Feb 3- Shares in U.S. mobile operators fell sharply on Monday after a AT&T Inc price cut fueled fears from investors that market leader Verizon Wireless and other rivals would have to react.
NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. stocks slumped on Monday, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst drop since June, after weaker-than-expected data on the factory sector in the world's largest economy provided investors with the latest reason to move away from riskier assets. The CBOE volatility index jumped 16.5 percent to 21.44, its highest level since December 2012.
NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. stocks slumped on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting its lowest level since October after weaker-than-expected data on the factory sector in the world's largest economy provided investors with the latest reason to book profits. The CBOE volatility index jumped more than 11 percent to trade above 20 for the first time since early October.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
FMHR trader Stephanie Link thinks AT&T "fits the bill" as a defensive play for investors, while Jon Najarian makes the bear case for the stock.
Feb 3- AT&T Inc's plan to cut prices on its large shared data plans could prompt other U.S. carriers, particularly larger rival Verizon Wireless, to offer new discounts, analysts said.
AT&T announced a price cut for customers who share large data plans to attempt to regain ground lost to Verizon and T-Mobile US.
NEW YORK, Feb 1- AT&T Inc, the No. 2 U.S. mobile provider, on Saturday announced a price cut for customers who share large data plans in its latest attempt to regain ground lost to market leader Verizon Wireless and No. 4 U.S. operator T-Mobile US. AT&T and T-Mobile U.S. have been competing fiercely.
Is the worst of the decline over for the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
Total lobbying spending dropped to the lowest level since 2007, falling 3 percent to $3.21 billion, says a new study.
Talking Squawk, the "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights and sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
U.S. stocks fell sharply on Wednesday, as concern deepened about emerging markets.