A combination of Softbank and Sprint will have revenue equal to AT&T and behind only China Mobile and Verizon worldwide.
Stocks are higher as report shows surprisingly strong retail sales in September.
The telecom giant has been stuck in a weak third place behind AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Will this new deal gain it some ground?
Weyerhaeuser is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Hasbro is downgraded to 'sell.'
I've never seen anything like it, and it makes me want to sell some shares.
Stocks are higher as jobless claims fall to their lowest weekly level in years.
September unemployment declined to nearly a 4-year low as employers added 114,000 jobs. Zynga shares continue to tumble. Facebook shares fall on Zynga concerns. Avon's former CEO steps down as executive chairman.
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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.
Nearly half of family caregivers spend more than $5,000 a year, plus caregiving affects their jobs and retirement plans.
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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