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11:33 a.m. March 2, 2021 - Barrons.com
Stocks Slide One Day After Stunning Rally The dynamic was a familiar one: concerns over rising bond yields remained in the spotlight, alongside optimism about the economic recovery and vaccine rollout.
11:20 a.m. March 2, 2021 - By William Watts
Dow finishes 144 points lower after best one-day rally in monthsU.S. stocks ended lower on Thursday, a day after major indexes put in their best daily gains in months and global bond yields halted their rapid and unsettling rise.
12:01 p.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Emily Bary
AT&T to make DirecTV its own company with TPG taking 30% stakeAT&T Inc. and TPG Capital have inked an agreement that will make AT&T's struggling DirecTV video business a separate company.
11:36 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow tumbles 560 points for worst percentage fall in 3 weeks as bond yields surgeStock-market benchmarks finished sharply lower Thursday, with rising yields putting further pressure on once-highflying tech stocks.
7:08 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Verizon commits $45.5 billion to secure 5G spectrum rightsVerizon Communications Inc. secured more than half of the wireless airwaves offered in a U.S. government auction that racked up a record $81 billion in bids, according to details released Wednesday.
5:30 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Emily Bary
AT&T, Verizon downgraded at Oppenheimer following hefty bids for spectrumOppenheimer analyst Timothy Horan downgraded shares of AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. to perform from outperform Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission revealed the results of a recent spectrum auction, showing that the two telecommunications companies were overwhelmingly the largest bidders in an expensive auction.
1:28 p.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - Barrons.com
Telecom Companies Just Spent $81 Billion on 5G Spectrum. Here's What They Bought. Verizon Communications accounted for more than half of the spending, snapping up 3,511 of 5,684 licenses up for grabs.
12:23 p.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - By Emily Bary
Verizon spends $45 billion in major 5G spectrum auction, while AT&T spends $23 billionVerizon Communications Inc. was overwhelmingly the largest bidder in a crucial 5G auction, spending $45.5 billion or more than half the auction's total sum.
4:15 p.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
California can enforce its net neutrality law, federal judge rulesA federal judge on Tuesday ruled that California can for the first time enforce its tough net neutrality law, clearing the way for the state to ban internet providers from slowing down or blocking access to websites and applications that don't pay for premium service.
4:25 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Free Stock Trading Always Came With a Catch Robinhood, Citadel face scrutiny from lawmakers, Uber just lost a big court case, agriculture hit hard by winter storm, and other news to start your day.
11:12 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Stocks close mostly lower, but Dow scores another record after Fed minutes show commitment to stimulus U.S. stocks ended Wednesday's session mostly lower as economic reports pointed to an improving climate, but also suggested inflation might be picking up.
3:20 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
Bitcoin’s Run Doesn’t Make Sense Berkshire Hathaway’s mystery investments are Verizon and Chevron, major winter storm slows U.S. vaccination effort, Epic Games takes Apple battle to Brussels, and other news to start your day.
4:06 a.m. Feb. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies In a year marked by a pandemic, recession, and social unrest, companies found their conscience—and shareholders benefited.
10:02 a.m. Feb. 13, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Opportunity in America starts with fixing the internet, says social investing pioneerInvestors are looking to root out inequity in America, not just combat climate change, says John Streur, CEO of Calvert Research and Management, an early investor in sustainable and social finance.
1:59 p.m. Feb. 9, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Why remote work, schooling in rural America need Biden's infrastructure planPresident Biden wants to expand broadband to every American under his infrastructure plan. Here's how much it could cost to hook up far-flung communities, schools, hospitals and businesses with adequate, high-speed access.
12:38 p.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
DOJ drops California lawsuit, opening door for return of net neutralityThe Department of Justice is withdrawing a lawsuit aimed at blocking California from establishing statewide net neutrality laws, after the Federal Communications Commission repealed similar federal laws in 2018.
11:31 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
‘Real estate is your sex now’: SNL sketch skewers people’s obsession with Zillow and 30% of workers would benefit from a minimum-wage hike to $15 an hour Monday’s top personal finance stories Monday’s top personal finance stories Monday’s top personal finance stories
2:30 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
Changes Are Coming to Financial Regulation. What It Means for Investors. Investors big and small could benefit from rules that boost transparency and financial protections, while the financial-services industry can look forward to stricter rules and tougher enforcement.
5:31 a.m. Feb. 3, 2021 - By Peter Morici
Facebook and Twitter should not be in the censorship businessTwitter, Facebook and other social media have become so pervasive that they have become the public square—and legally should be treated as such.
7:45 a.m. Jan. 30, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
Cable companies are once again capping data on home internet service — here’s what it costs if you go overAfter a pause because of the pandemic, Comcast rolled out data caps nationwide on its home internet service at the start of the year.
3:21 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: The GameStop Frenzy Hasn’t Ended. Here’s What Happens Now. GameStop catches the attention of lawmakers and regulators, Apple and Facebook post record quarters, but Tesla has a miss, Powell says vaccine rollout will be a “struggle,” and other news to start your day.
1:04 p.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
Facebook beats expectations but warns of 'cross currents' in 2021Facebook Inc. shares initially tumbled 5% in extended trading, then quickly rallied, Wednesday after it announced better-than-expected fourth-quarter results, but warned of "significant uncertainty as we manage through a number of cross currents in 2021."
11:06 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021 - Barrons.com
DISH Network Looks Cheap—but It Could Be a Trap DISH shareholders might end up on the losing side of an escalating wireless-spectrum arms race.
11:25 a.m. Jan. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Members of Trump's reelection campaign were behind rally that ignited Capitol riot, records showMembers of President Donald Trump’s failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting claims the event was the brainchild of the president's grassroots supporters.
3:19 p.m. Jan. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s 2020 Quiz Winner Gets an Unusually High Score The winner of Barron’s annual quiz posted a score of 15 out of a possible 18. That’s not easy.
8:30 a.m. Jan. 12, 2021 - Barrons.com
What a Record-Breaking 5G Auction Means for AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile “We continue to argue that carriers can’t overspend on this spectrum,” wrote New Street analyst Jonathan Chaplin on Monday.
10:06 a.m. Jan. 8, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
What investors are missing about Qualcomm, an oft-misunderstood chip company The company is positioned for massive revenue and profit growth as the chip maker diversifies.
10:27 a.m. Jan. 7, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Joe Scarborough drops F-bomb on live TV and calls for Trump’s arrest after Capitol riots MSNBC hosts Scarborough and Joy Reid condemned Capitol Police response, contrasting it with tighter security surrounding Black Lives Matter protestsThe MSNBC host condemned the Capitol Police’s response, contrasting it with tighter security surrounding Black Lives Matter protests
6:54 a.m. Jan. 2, 2021 - By Therese Poletti
Regulating Big Tech will be hard, and California is proving itAs technology companies have grown from dot-com upstarts to the most powerful entities in America, U.S. legislators have done virtually nothing to establish new laws that regulate the companies and their products, even as negative effects ripple throughout society daily.
4:09 a.m. Jan. 2, 2021 - By Emily Bary
IPOs in 2021: After a year of impressive pandemic offerings, these tech companies expect to keep it rollingAfter an unbelievable 2020 for IPOs, with young technology companies and blank-check offerings leading to the biggest year for Wall Street debuts since the heyday of the dot-com boom, companies are lining up in hopes that 2021 is a worthwhile sequel.
11:41 a.m. Dec. 23, 2020 - Barrons.com
Goldman Sees Double-Digit Gains for Alphabet and Facebook Stock. Here’s Why. Multi-front legal battles shouldn’t crimp growth for Alphabet and Facebook stock in the next year, according to Goldman Sachs.
4:33 a.m. Dec. 23, 2020 - MarketWatch
5G auction breaks record as bids top $66 billionThe Federal Communications Commission's ongoing sale of wireless licenses has fetched more than $66.4 billion after three weeks of bidding, a record sum that could alter cellphone carriers' prospects for the next decade.
5:45 a.m. Dec. 19, 2020 - By Levi Sumagaysay
Facebook declares war on AppleFacebook launched a PR assault against Apple on Wednesday, proclaiming that the iPhone maker's upcoming changes to its mobile operating system will hurt small businesses' ability to target advertising and app makers' ability to offer free content.
3:29 a.m. Dec. 17, 2020 - By Chris Matthews
What a Biden FCC means for social-media and internet regulationThe Federal Communications Commission is one of the most powerful arms of the federal regulatory apparatus, with vast powers to regulate some of the largest corporations in America, and with a gridlocked Congress likely preventing President-elect Joe Biden from advancing his economic agenda through legislation, it could become an epicenter of policymaking during the next four years.
12:19 p.m. Dec. 16, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Remote learning is here to stay for many K-12 schools and America’s nurses share their hope and relief as first colleague gets COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday’s top personal finance stories Wednesday’s top personal finance stories Wednesday’s top personal finance stories
9:56 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Facebook and antitrust: The effort to force spinoffs of Instagram and WhatsApp starts a long legal pathFacebook Inc. may have to pay a steep price for two of its most important corporate purchases.
6:39 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Facebook hit with antitrust suits that seek to 'unwind' Instagram, WhatsApp acquisitionsA consortium of 48 attorneys general and the U.S. government filed an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook Inc. on Wednesday, claiming it committed unlawful, anticompetitive acts that put rivals out of business and cemented its status as the pre-eminent social-networking giant.
2:24 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Therese Poletti
Don't get too excited about Facebook spinning off Instagram or WhatsApp in antitrust flapThe big consortium suing Facebook Inc. for anticompetitive behavior is expected to face a tough, if uphill, legal battle that will not likely lead to the spinoff of its faster growing properties anytime soon.
1:36 p.m. Dec. 8, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Senate approves Trump pick for FCC, adding hurdle to Biden's plansThe Senate has narrowly approved President Donald Trump’s lame-duck nominee to become a member of the Federal Communications Commission, setting up the agency for a stretch of partisan gridlock likely to stymie President-elect Joe Biden’s policies.
7:03 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - By Sean Pyles
What you should know about new rules affecting debt collectors Know your rights—why some consumer advocates are concernedConsumer advocates say revisions the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act don’t go far enough or could have unintended consequences.
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