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Who Are T-Mobile's Competition?

T-Mobile (NASDAQ:TMUS) is the third-largest wireless carrier in the United States. It doesn’t offer anything besides wireless service for cell phones and connected devices like tablets and smartwatches. (It recently purchased Layer3 TV, so it has a small hand in the television distribution business through Layer3.)

Thus, when investors think of T-Mobile’s competition, the first....More>>>

As Comcast Torpedoes Disney’s Fox Deal, Which Stocks Emerge a Buy?

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) is getting a lot of attention these days from two entertainment powerhouses. First, Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) offered an all-stock deal for most of Fox’s film, television, cable channels and National Geographic and FX properties, as well as its regional sports networks. Then, after the Fox board approved the terms of the deal, cable giant Comcast....More>>>

Why Is the Market Ignoring the Great Results From Disney's First Quarter?

In this segment of the MarketFoolery podcast, host Mac Greer is joined by Motley Fool analysts Andy Cross and Matt Argersinger to talk about Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) first-quarter earnings, which were more than solid: Studio revenue was up, with both its media networks and its parks and resorts segments beating expectations. Yet investors on the whole remained pessimistic.

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Choate Investment Advisors Has $1.13 Million Holdings in Comcast (CMCSA)

Choate Investment Advisors reduced its stake in shares of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 41.0% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 33,155 shares of the cable giant’s stock after selling 23,005 shares during the period. Choate Investment Advisors’ holdings in Comcast were worth $1,133,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

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What Will Comcast Corporation Buy Next? Its Sky or Die

In the battle between the media titans, Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) appears to have the upper hand against Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Both have placed substantial bids for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA), as acquiring it aligns with each competitor’s long-term strategy. That said, Fox shareholders prefer Disney. If this deal is finalized, what will Comcast Corporation buy....More>>>

With Trump Iran Announcement In Focus, US Stock Futures Fall

Geopolitical concerns once again appear in the forefront for investors as President Trump is set to announce his decision on whether to reimpose sanctions on Iran.

If that happens, it will likely cut into the global supply of oil, providing upward pressure for crude prices. That would bode well for energy producers, but it would raise costs for consuming companies such as manufacturers who....More>>>

Dow Jones Today Falls 61 Points as Markets Brace for Trump’s Iran Nuclear Deal Decision

The Dow Jones today projected a 61-point decline as investors prepared for the president’s announcement on Iran. According to European diplomats, U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the deal, despite the fact that rejecting the pact is likely to foster an international crisis.

As global upheaval continues to rock market, gold has staged a....More>>>

Comcast, Charter Communications Land in Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

April 27, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 90 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by less than 3 to 2 and on the Nasdaq, advancers and decliners traded approximately equally.

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) dropped about 4.4% Friday to post a new 52-week low of $31.86. Shares closed at $33.33 on Thursday and....More>>>

Why Comcast May Become Too Leveraged Financially If It Buys Sky

The merger and acquisition news flow this week has been dominated by Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) jumping in line to acquire Sky in the United Kingdom.It has offered a whopping$31 billion in equity value to acquire Sky. This news has created a big stir in the world of media and communications, but there is another risk that perhaps this could putComcastin a less attractive safety position.

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Sprint And The Cable Companies: A Good Fit?

Sprints (NYSE:S) exclusive talks with Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Charter (NASDAQ:CHTR) have again brought a lot of speculation to the industry. The merger with T-Mobile (NASDAQ:TMUS) was a good combination but it has been put on hold until Sprint concludes its negotiations with the two cable companies. It is unclear why Sprint has decided to take this path. I understand the appeal for the....More>>>