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All Eyes on Greek Drama in Stock Market News Today

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In stock market news today, April 24, 2015, U.S. stock futures forecasted a 12-point gain from Thursday's close.

The Nasdaq Composite Index struck a new high Thursday, beating the previous record set more than 15 years ago during the dot-com bubble. The S&P 500 hit a new intraday high but failed to beat its previous record close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 20 points yesterday.

Here's what's in focus today as earnings reports continue to roll in, the Eurozone summit on Greek debt unfolds, the deal between Comcast and Time Warner falls apart, and these stories...

AT&T Could Buy DirecTV – But the Deal Would Not Live Up to the Hype

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) could buy DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV), which could create the second largest television provider in the United States.

DirecTV is the largest satellite TV distributor in the U.S. with more than 20 million subscribers. AT&T's landline television service u-Verse has approximately 5.7 million subscribers.

While the deal would bring a huge boost to AT&T’s customer base, it may not be worth all the hype for AT&T…