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  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $34.28. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 41 or. 9 percent, to $48.48.

  • Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there— why would anyone sign up now for cable? And smooth streaming costs money: to avoid so-called "throttling" during peak...

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $34.10. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $48.14.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.06. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $48.17.

  • Earnings top the list of what could rock the market Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 17, 2014.

    After the most turbulent market week in years, some strategists are ready to call the all clear. But others say stocks could test the lows of the past week.

  • Get ready for another blast of stock volatility Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:53 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 17, 2014.

    After the most turbulent market week in years, some strategists are ready to call the all clear. But others say stocks could test the lows of the past week.

  • Sprint cuts 452 jobs at its Kansas headquarters Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan.— Sprint Corp. has cut 452 jobs from its Overland Park headquarters as part of a previously announced cost-cutting effort, the nation's third-biggest cellphone carrier disclosed in a filing with the Kansas Department of Commerce. It doesn't cover any job losses outside the headquarters campus, although they are believed to be happening too,...

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 44 or 1.3 percent, to $34.08. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $48.07.

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are up at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 44 or 1.3 percent, to $34.08. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 41 or. 8 percent, to $48.08.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $33.87. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $47.66.

  • More than 1,700 FairPoint workers go on strike Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    PORTLAND, Maine— Frustrated over a negotiating stalemate, more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont went on strike Friday, with picket-wielding employees demanding that the telecommunications company return to the bargaining table. But striking workers who staff call centers and maintain the region's...

  • Unions to go on strike against FairPoint Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Maine— Two unions representing more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont announced they were going on strike early Friday after a failed attempt hours earlier to re-engage the company in negotiations. The unions have offered "significant concessions" but the company wasn't interested, said Peter...

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were down at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $33.64. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $47.67.

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $33.63. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 31 or. 6 percent, to $47.61.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 35 or 1.0 percent, to $33.52. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 38 or. 8 percent, to $47.54.

  • iPhone rollout likely widened T-Mobile's growth lead Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct 14- Apple's iPhone 6 only went on sale in the last two weeks of the quarter, but the device's rollout may have been the U.S. cellular industry's top growth catalyst in the period, with T-Mobile US benefiting the most. "The iPhone cycle is going to favor the smaller operators, particularly T-mobile, which poses the biggest challenge for AT&T because it...

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were mixed at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $33.87. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 30 or. 6 percent, to $47.92.

  • Google tries to upstage Apple with latest devices Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple's iPhone and iPad. The new lineup announced Wednesday is Google's latest volley in its duel with Apple in the increasingly important mobile device market.

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 1 p.m.:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 56 or 1.7 percent, to $33.28. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 90 or 1.9 percent, to $47.32.

  • Early Glance: Telecom companies Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 10 a.m.:. AT&T Inc. unchanged at $33.84. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 37 or. 8 percent, to $47.85.