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Verizon Communications Inc. 5.1% Potential Upside Now Implied by FBR & Co Verizon Communications Inc. 5.1% Potential Upside Now Implied by FBR & Co
- January 28, 2017

Charter stock was up 10% after a report in The Wall Street Journal . The WSJ points out that there's no guarantee yet that a deal will actually materialize, but the prospect has nonetheless raised plenty of interest. The recent deal with Time Warner Cable was a great boon for the company, pushing its operations in big cities such as Los Angeles and NY. That could make the combined entity the most indebted non-financial company globally, ahead of AT&T Inc. (more...)
S&P 500, Nasdaq set records as tech, banks lead S&P 500, Nasdaq set records as tech, banks lead
- January 27, 2017

And it took just 42 days to make the climb of 1,000 points. It was the second fastest 1,000 points in history. The Dow went from 10,000 to 11,000 in 1999 over the course of 24 trading days. Andrew Adams, a market strategist at Raymond James, believes as far as the bull market is concerned, the current one still has many years left before it fizzles. (more...)
Where is the Super Bowl 2017? Location, date, kickoff time, odds, more Where is the Super Bowl 2017? Location, date, kickoff time, odds, more
- January 25, 2017

Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay said in a statement Monday: "Football is the ultimate team sport and it goes way beyond the people you see on the field". Brady has tried to dodge political talk about Trump throughout the regular season, and he was taking evasive action again last week after Trump addressed Patriots owner Robert Kraft during a pre-inaugural dinner, saying, "Your friend Tom just called". (more...)
Tax season starts today, millions could see delays getting returns
- January 24, 2017

Earlier in January, the IRS warned that cyber criminals were pretending to be tax filers who wanted help filing their returns. However, the IRS expects about 15 million taxpayers will have their refunds delayed this year. However, with additional levels of review aimed at reducing tax-related identity theft and refund fraud, there could be individual delays. "Free File software can help walk you through the steps and help you get it right", said John A. (more...)
General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Earnings Preview: Should Traders Be Nervous?
- January 21, 2017

The company's revenue was down -2.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.52 EPS. The products and services of the Company range from aircraft engines power generation oil and gas production equipment and household appliances to medical imaging business and consumer financing and industrial products. (more...)
Fortress Washington braces for anti-Trump protests
- January 20, 2017

Some marijuana advocates plan to hand out more than 4,000 joints as a form of protest in Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood on Inauguration Day. Here's an idea: For every Dem congressman or senator that has announced that they aren't attending the inauguration , take their seats and fill them with regular folks. (more...)