Featured StoryThe buzz surrounding the long-awaited release of a Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) iPhone is reaching a fevered pitch as it appears the telecom giant is ready to bring the device to market.
Verizon is expected
- Verizon iPhone On the Way – But Not Before Christmas Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) will escalate the war for smartphone dominance in early 2011 by releasing a new version of its iPhone to run on the popular Verizon Wireless (NYSE:
Buy, Sell or Hold: Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) Gives Income Investors a Reason to Get Wired
Yield-seeking investors who need cash to live on are being punished by the U.S. Federal Reserve's loose monetary policy. The concept of a free market - or of a natural, risk-free rate of return - has been obliterated by the central bank, which has driven the benchmark U.S. Treasury yield down to a meager 2.5%.
So, where can an investor go to find both yield and real assets?
I would suggest looking at components of the
AT&T Rocks Smartphone Industry by Dropping Unlimited Data Plans
In a pioneering move likely to shake up the mobile telecom industry, AT&T (NYSE: T) today (Wednesday) abandoned unlimited-pricing plans for new wireless subscribers accessing data on smartphones.
The changes could lower the cost of service for the vast majority of...
With a Record Amount of Cash on Hand These Companies Are Delivering Dividends
Dividends are one of the most overlooked ways for investors to notch big gains in their portfolio. And with earnings for companies in the S&P 500 surging 176% in the fourth quarter of 2009, more and more companies are using this as an opportunity to reward their investors. Read this report to find out what stocks could bring much needed income to your...
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Verizon to Buy Alltel for $28 Billion, Vaults Past AT&T as No. 1 U.S. Mobile Provider
By Mike Caggeso Associate Editor Verizon Wireless has agreed to buy Alltel Corp. (PINK: ALTEO) for $28.1 billion in a deal that should vault Verizon past AT&T Inc. (T) as the country's No. 1 mobile phone company. Verizon Wireless is 55% owned by Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) and 45% owned by Britian's Vodaphone Group PLC...