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7:33 a.m. Today - By Jon Swartz
Big Tech’s latest reckoning is coming as it continues to rack up record valuationsThe steep ascent of Big Tech, which is fueling a resurgent stock market despite a deepening pandemic, underscores the enduring power of the industry as consumption of it escalates in a work-from-home economy.
3:11 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
S&P 500 earnings set to plunge as the coronavirus batters all sectors — with Wall Street counting on a bounce that may not come Earnings are expected to improve, but by less than the stock market suggests — meanwhile, the November election loomsThe one certainty about the outlook for companies in a COVID-19 world is that second-quarter earnings will be very bad, the worst in over 10 years.
10:12 a.m. July 13, 2020 - Barrons.com
37 Stocks to Buy in the Second Half of 2020 Our Roundtable experts identify stocks left behind in the rebound but poised to emerge even stronger after the crisis.
3:28 p.m. June 30, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
FCC designates China's Huawei, ZTE as national security threatsThe Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday officially designated Chinese telecom-equipment companies Huawei Technologies Inc. and ZTE Corp. as national security threats, in a move to protect U.S. communication networks -- in particular, emerging 5G networks. "Both companies have close ties to the Chinese Communist Party and China's military apparatus, and both companies are broadly subject to Chinese law obligating them to cooperate with the country's intelligence services," FCC Chairman Ajit Pai . The designation means that money from the FCC's $8.3-billion-a-year Universal Service Fund may not be spent on Huawei or ZTE equipment or services. The decision mainly effects smaller, rural U.S. telecom companies. The FCC initially barred spending on Huawei and ZTE products .
5:36 a.m. June 29, 2020 - Barrons.com
Meet Barron’s Top CEOs of 2020 These 25 bosses have navigated extraordinary challenges to keep their companies thriving.
1:01 a.m. June 29, 2020 - By Anna Helhoski
Scammers are preying on borrowers looking for student loan relief How to spot COVID-19 scams, and what to do if you get dupedLook for these two main types of scams, and how to know what is legit.
2:42 p.m. June 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
T-Mobile US Names Next CFO, Says Sale of Boost Mobile to Dish Will Close July 1 The moves come at a busy time for the wireless operator as it deals with the aftermath of its blockbuster acquisition of Sprint.
3:18 p.m. June 16, 2020 - Barrons.com
5G and Rural Broadband Funding Could Make the Next Stimulus Bill Wells Fargo analyst points to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Consolidated Communications as companies that could accelerate their fiber-optic or broadband rollout in rural areas.
9:35 a.m. June 16, 2020 - Associated Press
FCC calls T-Mobile’s long service outage ‘unacceptable’ T-Mobile’s had a nationwide outage on Monday that lasted for several hoursThe head of the U.S. communications regulator said T-Mobile’s nationwide, hours-long outage Monday was “unacceptable” and that the Federal Communications Commission will investigate.
2:54 p.m. June 15, 2020 - Associated Press
T-Mobile says it’s working to fix widespread network outageT-Mobile, one of the three largest mobile carriers in the U.S., said it’s working to fix a widespread “voice and data issue.”
12:59 p.m. June 15, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow closes 158 points higher after Fed further eases path for big corporations to borrow during pandemic Raytheon is Dow’s biggest gainer; ViacomCBS leads S&P 500 higherU.S. stock benchmarks closed higher Monday, staging a major comeback in afternoon trade, after the Federal Reserve announced further steps to keep big businesses flush with credit during the pandemic, amid signs of a resurgence of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic in parts of the world.
11:32 a.m. June 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Facebook Is the Latest Big Company With a Venture Capital Arm Facebook is joining the ranks of other big tech companies with venture-capital units, including Alphabet, Salesforce, and Intel.
5:55 a.m. June 10, 2020 - Associated Press
Regulators seek $225 million fine from companies who made a billion robocallsThe U.S. communications regulator on Tuesday proposed a $225 million fine, its largest ever, against two health insurance telemarketers for spamming people with 1 billion robocalls using fake phone numbers.
10:18 a.m. May 29, 2020 - Barrons.com
Comcast Stock Is Misunderstood and Can Gain 50%: Fund Manager Comcast shares have suffered from concerns about NBCUniversal, cord-cutting, and Covid-19. That will change, says the co-founder of Stoic Point Capital Management.
4:20 a.m. May 29, 2020 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: What’s Behind the Stock Market’s May Rally and 5 More Things to Know Twitter hides a Trump tweet, new U.S. policies on China, more changes could be coming to the small business loan program, and other news to start your day.
1:00 p.m. May 28, 2020 - Barrons.com
Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Companies Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak to navigate the markets today.
8:10 p.m. May 27, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Trump to sign executive order on social-media companies on Thursday Unclear what order will entail, or what effect it will havePresident Donald Trump is poised to sign an executive order on social media companies Thursday, escalating his war on Twitter Inc., although it remains unclear what it will entail. A White House spokesperson confirmed the order late Wednesday, a day after Twitter issued its first fact-checking warning label to some of his tweets.
6:59 a.m. May 27, 2020 - By Roland Lehoucq
Elon Musk is polluting the skies with SpaceX’s thousands of satellites One consequence is so much light pollution that astronomical images will become uselessOne consequence is so much light pollution that astronomical images will become useless.
9:31 a.m. May 20, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
‘We needed each other in this crazy mess.’ Is the pandemic a good time to rescue a dog? Animal rescues have seen a spike in adoptions and fosters, but what will happen when people eventually go back to work?Animal rescues have seen a spike in adoptions and fosters, but what will happen when people eventually go back to work?
5:23 a.m. May 20, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Here are the ‘hot dogs’ that hedge funds have used to outperform this yearHedge funds have relied on technology, internet, media and telecom companies and increasingly more health care companies to drive performance.
2:52 p.m. May 19, 2020 - Associated Press
Judge shelves Tesla shareholder lawsuit to stop Elon Musk from tweeting Delaware judge says he can’t issue an injunction based on apprehension or speculation about a defendant’s future conductA Delaware judge has denied a request by attorneys for Tesla shareholders to pursue a lawsuit seeking to prevent CEO Elon Musk from using his personal Twitter account to disseminate information regarding the electric vehicle and solar panel manufacturer.
5:00 a.m. May 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
Social Security Scams and Other Frauds Are Spiking During the Pandemic. What to Look For. With coronavirus-relief payments circulating and many Americans in isolation amid the pandemic, scammers are seizing on the moment to exploit the fear and uncertainty the outbreak is creating. Seniors are among the most vulnerable.
4:17 p.m. May 15, 2020 - Barrons.com
Why Not All 5G Is Created Equal Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile are each taking a different approach to the rollout. How they stack up.
3:41 p.m. May 15, 2020 - Barrons.com
The U.S. and China’s New Battle: 5G 5G will shape a new generation of communications, artificial intelligence, and data collection. Neither the U.S. nor China is willing to fall behind.
11:55 a.m. May 11, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 4.1 million; South Korea reports cluster from Seoul nightclubs, and Wuhan, China, has 4 new cases Tesla sues California county stopping its Fremont plant from reopening and AMC stock soars on report of takeover talks with AmazonThe number of cases of COVID-19 rose above 4.1 million on Monday, as South Korea reported a new cluster stemming from Seoul’s nightclub district and China reported four new cases in Wuhan, the city believed to be the source of the outbreak late last year.
9:54 a.m. May 11, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Trump wants Chuck Todd ‘fired’ over the editing of Barr’s ‘history is written by the winners’ clip Justice Department director slams ‘deceptive’ way that ‘Meet the Press’ shortened attorney general’s commentsDOJ director also slammed the ’deceptive’ way that ’Meet the Press’ shortened the attorney general’s comments
2:00 a.m. May 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
T-Mobile Reports Earnings Today. Here’s What to Expect. T-Mobile US’s new management is about to have a chance to brief investors on the arduous task ahead: combining Sprint’s operations with its own.
7:51 a.m. May 2, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: More than a million people have recovered; Trump pushes China conspiracy theory Exxon Mobil posts first quarterly loss in decades, and Clorox produces a blowout report thanks to demand for disinfecting productsThe number of patients that have recovered from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose to more than a million on Friday, offering a rare piece of good news in the pandemic that has caused more than 230,000 deaths and tanked economies around the world.
8:15 a.m. April 30, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
State employment offices are undergoing hiring sprees to process the influx of unemployment claims Employment offices are putting retirees back to work in addition to hiring more workers amid the coronavirus pandemicEmployment offices are putting retirees back to work in addition to hiring more workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
4:34 a.m. April 22, 2020 - MarketWatch
AT&T pulls guidance, coronavirus upends mediaAT&T Inc. warned that the coronavirus crisis is clouding its financial outlook as cash-strapped customers spend less and TV production grinds to a halt. The Dallas telecommunications company on Wednesday withdrew the financial targets it gave investors in November, citing the economic uncertainty caused by the recent wave of job losses.
4:27 a.m. April 22, 2020 - MarketWatch
AT& pulls guidance, coronavirus upends mediaAT&T Inc. warned that the coronavirus crisis is clouding its financial outlook as cash-strapped customers spend less and TV production grinds to a halt. The Dallas telecommunications company on Wednesday withdrew the financial targets it gave investors in November, citing the economic uncertainty caused by the recent wave of job losses.
9:00 a.m. April 16, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
Watch out for phony work-from-home job offers Tips to avoid getting scammed, and how to find a legitimate remote jobA remote-work expert’s cautionary tips on too-good-to-be true lures.
8:08 a.m. April 13, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
You want your stimulus check, and so do scammers — 5 red flags to watch out for ‘People just need to be careful and skeptical’‘People just need to be careful and skeptical.’
5:16 a.m. April 10, 2020 - By Drew Fitzgerald
Trump administration seeks ban on China Telecom operating in U.S. DOJ and other federal agencies requested FCC terminate China Telecom’s licence to operate in U.S.Trump administration officials on Thursday sought to revoke federal licenses used by China Telecom Corp. to do business in the U.S. as part of a broader campaign to curb global Chinese technology interests on national security grounds.
8:07 a.m. April 7, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Zoom Video lurches from boom to backlash amid privacy issues, ‘Zoom bombing’ attacks CEO addresses privacy criticisms as stock heads for fourth straight day of declinesFor weeks, Zoom Video Communications Inc. basked in the glow of surging shares, enthusiastic research reports, and insatiable demand among consumers and enterprises.
6:53 a.m. April 1, 2020 - Barrons.com
T-Mobile Finally Bought Sprint. It Wasn’t Easy. In spring 2018, T-Mobile bid to acquire Sprint, seeking greater scale, new wireless spectrum holdings, and cost synergies. The deal finally closed Wednesday.
1:02 a.m. March 23, 2020 - By Bev O’Shea
Watch for these relief-check scams What the FTC wants you to know: Do not give out your Social Security number, bank account number or credit card numberYou may hear from a scammer soon: Here’s what to look out for.
1:21 p.m. March 19, 2020 - Barrons.com
No, We’re Not Running Out of Internet Capacity. Stop Worrying and Surf On. At least in the U.S., there is zero evidence that shifting behavior in how and where people are using the internet is causing any systemic issues.
11:20 a.m. March 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
How to Do Stimulus Right: Fix Health, Then Wait. A critical lesson of the 2009 stimulus is that economists didn’t know what was needed at the time.
1:28 p.m. March 11, 2020 - Associated Press
California won’t appeal ruling giving green light to T-Mobile-Sprint merger California and New York led coalition of states suing to stop the deal, saying it would harm consumersCalifornia’s attorney general said Wednesday that the state will not appeal a judge’s decision approving T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion purchase of Sprint, bringing the companies closer to creating a new wireless giant on par with AT&T and Verizon in size.
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