Monthly Archives: December 2013

Verizon, Intel Close to Forging TV Deal

  There have been talks since October of Verizon completing a deal to buy Intel’s developing TV service product, and now this purchase is expected to be completed by this week. Since last February, Intel has been planning the launch … Continue reading

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Volcker Rule Challenges Wall Street

The highly controversial Volcker rule was passed this past Tuesday, December 10th, and has caused Wall Street bankers to virtually rethink all aspects of their trading activities. This rule is part of the Dodd-Frank Act passed in 2010 in wake … Continue reading

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Hilton Has An IPO

Hard work pays off.  That is what the analysts at Blackstone Group who cover Hilton Hotel Group have been demonstrating in recent weeks.  Hilton hotel group returned to the public stock market last Thursday.  The company was able to raise … Continue reading

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Charter Bids for Time Warner Cable

 The ongoing saga of the struggling cable industry continues.  Last week, Charter Communications released information proclaiming a cash and stock offer to Time Warner Cable for $135 per share.  This offer marks a small premium above TWC’s current stock price … Continue reading

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McClendon, Partnership File to Raise Up to $2 Billion

Aubery McClendon, former Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Energy, filed for a public offering to raise up to $2 Billion to buy oil and gas prospects in the U.S. American Energy Capital Partners LP, the partnership going public, will be … Continue reading

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Sprint to bid for T-Mobile

Sprint is currently working on a bid for T-Mobile. The possible move comes only months after Japan’s Softbank acquired 80% stake in sprint. If an offer is officially made, it will test whether U.S.  Regulators would allow three major carriers … Continue reading

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Investors Anticipate the Outcome of Next Week’s Fed Meeting

The market has long been preparing for the Fed to cut back on its $85 billion per month stimulus program and with positive unemployment data, it seems that the Fed could begin “tapering” the program as early as this week. … Continue reading

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