Finisar is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Marathon Oil is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Stocks are mixed, with the Dow supported by the post-earnings performance of Home Depot.
It's unclear whether new networks will be able to charge fees, or if they will be forced to rely on advertising for revenue.
The amount of money the cable company pays to content providers is "out of whack," says CEO Glenn Britt.
Shrinking subscriber numbers and rising costs have both companies considering a deal.
Monster Beverage is downgraded to 'buy' at Goldman, and Buckingham initiates airlines.
A $700 million settlement between the satellite provider and AMC Networks ends a 3-month blackout.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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