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4:45 a.m. Dec. 5, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
This stock bear is waiting for one clear signal to jump back into markets Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day comes from a stock bear who says he needs to see one clear signal before he starts jumping back into stocks.
5:29 p.m. Dec. 4, 2019 - By Dan Strumpf
Huawei files legal challenge to overturn FCC ban on its equipment Chinese telecom giant says its due process has been violatedHuawei Technologies Co. filed a fresh legal challenge against the U.S., seeking to block a Federal Communications Commission decision last month that further restricts the Chinese telecom giant’s ability to operate there.
11:40 a.m. Dec. 4, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Robocalls bill looks on track to become law, but lacks bite of earlier House measure Pallone-Thune TRACED Act gets just moderate praise from a consumer advocate, as it ‘leaves much to the FCC’The Pallone-Thune TRACED Act is drawing only measured praise from one consumer advocate, while representatives of companies involved in robocalls are sounding somewhat relieved.
3:56 p.m. Dec. 2, 2019 - By Sarah E. Needleman
FBI warns FaceApp, other Russian software could put private data at risk Russian intelligence can access data on Russian servers, FBI saysThe Federal Bureau of Investigation warned that certain Russian-made software, including the viral hit FaceApp, pose a potential counterintelligence threat and could put Americans’ private data at risk.
2:25 p.m. Dec. 2, 2019 - Associated Press
Giuliani associates could face upgraded indictment, prosecutor says Arrests of Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman have turned spotlight on Rudy Giuliani’s role in Ukraine dealingsAn upgraded indictment is likely in the criminal case against two Rudy Giuliani associates with ties to Ukraine, a prosecutor said Monday.
1:10 a.m. Nov. 29, 2019 - By Dan Strumpf
Huawei prepares lawsuit to fight against FCC restrictionsThe company has also drastically increased its spending on Washington lobbyists and has engaged in a public-relations makeover.
11:04 a.m. Nov. 23, 2019 - Barrons.com
Dark 5G Clouds for Satellite Company Intelsat Intelsat stock has lost 70% of its value in the past two weeks. Now the federal government may complicate its best hope for a rebound.
11:40 a.m. Nov. 22, 2019 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow ends up over 100 points, but trade concerns pull stock market lower for the week China’s Xi emphasized he isn’t ‘afraid to fight back’ in trade negotiations with the U.S.All three major indexes closed the week lower after investors shrugged off positive comments on a trade deal by President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
10:27 a.m. Nov. 22, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. regulators cut off government telecom funds for Huawei, ZTE The FCC also proposed requiring companies that get government subsidies to rip out any equipment from Huawei and ZTE that they already have in place.It’s the latest action by the U.S. government against Chinese tech and telecom companies.
4:54 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - Barrons.com
Intelsat and Other Satellite Companies May Not Even Own the 5G Spectrum They’re Betting the House On At the heart of the still-unfolding debate about the transfer of C-Band radio spectrum to carriers for the coming 5G buildout is this question: Can you sell something you don’t own?
2:17 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - By Tomi Kilgore
Intelsat’s stock sinks again as Congress looks to ‘rake’ in revenue from 5G spectrum auction Satellite services company’s stock lost more than half its value in 2 daysShares of Intelsat S.A. continued to plummet to earth on heavy volume after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s decision to move forward with a public auction of new 5G spectrum prompted what was essentially a Congressional money grab.
1:13 a.m. Nov. 19, 2019 - Barrons.com
European Stocks Are Climbing As U.S.-China Trade Optimism Remains In the Air European stocks climb, led by banks and mining stocks as investors stay optimistic that a trade deal will get done.
1:02 a.m. Nov. 19, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks push higher, bolstered by optimism over a U.S.-China trade deal SES, EasyJet among stocks on the moveEuropean stocks are climbing on Tuesday, bolstered by gains for banks and mining stocks
12:24 p.m. Nov. 18, 2019 - Barrons.com
The FCC Chairman Is Backing a Public Auction for New 5G Spectrum A key federal regulator is pushing back on the satellite industry’s plan to auction wireless spectrum for 5G networks.
11:35 a.m. Nov. 18, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
FCC chief backs public auction for 5G spectrum, sending satellite stocks reeling again 3 satellite companies had lobbied for a private auction of the ‘C-band’ spectrum, but U.S. lawmakers objectedThe head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday sided with some vocal lawmakers and disappointed three satellite companies, as he said that he supports a public auction of radio spectrum rather than the companies’ plan.
6:35 a.m. Nov. 18, 2019 - Barrons.com
T-Mobile Is Changing Its CEO, Not Its Strategy. That’s Good News. John Legere will step down in April in favor of Mike Seivert, a move Legere argues could help convince regulators that his successor will live up to T-Mobile’s consumer-friendly “Uncarrier” strategy.
8:21 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
‘Give away $60 billion’ to foreign companies? The ‘America First’ Trump administration faces a tricky 5G choice Supporters of a spectrum-auction plan from a European-Canadian alliance say it’s the best way to ensure the U.S. doesn’t fall behind on 5th-generation wireless technology A big step in U.S. 5G deployment could take place next month, as the FCC could back a proposal from the satellite industry for auctioning off radio spectrum. But some lawmakers don’t like the plan, and satellite stocks have slumped this week.
9:00 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - Barrons.com
Intelsat Rebounds After Satellite Firms File Plan to Sell Spectrum for 5G The stock had been cut in half amid concern that a plan to sell radio spectrum for use in 5G networks could be delayed for years.
8:38 a.m. Nov. 15, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Companies pushing controversial 5G spectrum auction offer to give at least 30% of proceeds to U.S. Treasury Shares in the satellite companies rally on Friday after sliding during the week amid concerns about their auction proposal’s chancesThe satellite companies behind a controversial plan for auctioning off key radio spectrum made a fresh push on Friday to win over sceptics, offering to pay at least 30% of the proposed auction’s net proceeds into the U.S. Treasury.
8:49 a.m. Nov. 14, 2019 - Barrons.com
Intelsat Stock Slides Another 15% on Doubts Over 5G Spectrum Auction Who might want to delay the spectrum? More parties than you might think.
1:19 p.m. Nov. 13, 2019 - Barrons.com
Intelsat Stock Tumbles as Controversy Grows Over 5G Spectrum Auction Concerns that the timing and terms of the auction will get entangled in politics is weighing on the shares of the satellite providers—with ramifications for the carriers and others in the 5G food chain.
3:14 p.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - Barrons.com
Even After McDonald’s CEO’s Ouster, a Menu of Challenges While McDonald’s new CEO, Chris Kempczinski, has said he plans to continue the progress made under his predecessor, headwinds are gathering
7:31 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - Barrons.com
T-Mobile Offers More to Smooth Approval for Sprint Merger The company is still battling to convince state attorneys general to support its proposed acquisition of Sprint.
12:02 p.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - Associated Press
California reveals Facebook privacy probe, says tech giant not complying with subpoenas Attorney general offers few details about investigationCalifornia’s attorney general disclosed an ongoing probe into Facebook privacy practices Wednesday as investigators sought a court’s help in getting documents and answers from Facebook.
2:13 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - Associated Press
Softbank posts $6.4 billion loss due to WeWork as CEO admits ‘mistaken investment moves Softbank’s Masayoshi Son says WeWork situation is turning aroundThe Tokyo-based company’s 700 billion yen ($6.4 billion) loss in the July-September quarter compares with a 526 billion yen profit the same period a year ago.
3:15 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Lina Saigol
U.S. investor Oaktree makes last-minute attempt to delay $3.4 billion Inmarsat takeover British satellite company Inmarsat could be worth at least $1 billion more, according to Jefferies analysts
11:45 a.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - Barrons.com
Fisher Investments’ Damage Control The firm takes out a one-page ad at major newspapers featuring women employees, but PR experts reportedly say the campaign might not help.
4:33 a.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - Barrons.com
Sprint’s Earnings Show How Much It Needs a T-Mobile Merger Sprint’s business remained under pressure in its most recent quarter as surprisingly large subscriber growth failed to stem losses at the wireless telecommunications firm.
11:57 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
Antitrust Probes Could Hamper Big Tech Shares for Years, Goldman Warns Investors may be underestimating the potential impact of antitrust action on shares of large technology companies, Goldman Sachs’s chief U.S. equity strategist says.
9:50 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - Associated Press
China accuses U.S. of ‘bullying’ over equipment ban U.S. regulators cited security threats in proposing funding cuts for Chinese equipment in U.S. telecommunications networksU.S. regulators cited security threats in proposing funding cuts for Chinese equipment in U.S. telecommunications networks.
1:15 p.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - MarketWatch
T-Mobile revenue rises on big subscriber boostT-Mobile US Inc. attracted more lucrative cellphone subscribers than its rivals in the third quarter even as the fate of its merger with Sprint Corp. remained in limbo. The carrier added 754,000 net new postpaid phone customers in the September quarter. Verizon Communications Inc. gained 444,000 such subscribers in the period while AT&T Inc.
12:06 p.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - Barrons.com
T-Mobile Beat Competitors Again in Subscriber Growth. But Investors Are Getting Used to It. T-Mobile US continued to lead the U.S. wireless industry in customer growth in the third quarter.
4:45 a.m. Oct. 26, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
This couple fought $25,000 in fraudulent credit-card charges after falling prey to identity theft — then things got worse The thieves had expensive taste, opting for luxuries like diamond earrings, Gucci and ArmaniThe thieves had expensive taste, opting for luxuries like diamond earrings, Gucci and Armani.
11:41 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - By Clive McKeef
S&P 500, Dow end near record territory on trade, earnings optimism Intel shares gain 8%, Amazon’s shares shed 1% after earnings The benchmark S&P 500 index clinched its second-highest close on record Friday, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was only 1.5% points away from its record close, following encouraging developments on trade and the corporate earnings fronts.
7:59 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
Silicon Valley’s final frontier for payments: ‘The neoliberal takeover of the human body’ Ditching credit cards for facial recognition removes the last physical barrier between our bodies and Corporate AmericaDitching credit cards for facial recognition removes the last physical barrier between our bodies and Corporate America.
3:00 p.m. Oct. 18, 2019 - Barrons.com
Disrupters vs. Dentists Shares of SmileDirectClub are down almost 60% since a September IPO. The next challenge for the company is fending off angry dentists.
11:40 a.m. Oct. 16, 2019 - Associated Press
FCC approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger in party-line vote Deal still faces opposition on antitrust grounds from coalition of statesThe Federal Communications Commission has approved the $26.5 billion combination of Sprint and T-Mobile on a 3-2 party-line vote.
1:19 p.m. Oct. 14, 2019 - Associated Press
Elizabeth Warren fights back against Facebook policy with ad targeting Mark Zuckerberg Meanwhile, Zuckerberg explains meetings with conservative lawmakers, commentatorsDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has escalated her tiff with Facebook by running an ad — on Facebook — taking aim at its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
6:01 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - Barrons.com
T-Mobile and Sprint Win Over Another State. But Their Merger Still Faces Its Biggest Hurdle. Sixteen states and the District of Columbia, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, remain opposed to the deal.
6:45 a.m. Oct. 8, 2019 - Barrons.com
Interactive Brokers Shares Can Double: Portfolio Manager This stock faces modest near-term headwinds, but it should reward patient investors with attractive returns in the next few years.
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