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Dow 30 Earnings: Verizon Communications Third Quarter 2016

10/20/2016 Verizon , the telecommunications giant and Dow-30 component, reported third-quarter earnings of $1.01 a share, two cents below our estimate and three cents off the year-earlier result, on a 6.7% revenue decline. Yet investors seem unphased, with Verizon stock down a modest 3% on the news.
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Using A Value Line Report: Verizon Agrees to Acquire Yahoo

08/04/2016 In late July, Verizon (VZ) won an auction process to acquire the core domestic business of Yahoo! (YHOO) for $4.8 billion in cash. How will this impact the company’s prospects? Using our Value Line report can help determine the stock’s investment merits.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Verizon Communications Second Quarter 2016

07/26/2016  Verizon stock dipped slightly after the telecom giant and Dow-30 component reported disappointing second-quarter financial results.
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Stock Market Today: July 25, 2016

07/25/2016 The major U.S. equity averages started today’s session in the red and then quickly sold off further, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average off more than 100 points early in the trading day. The indexes then never deviated much from their intra-day nadirs thereafter, holding a good portion of the initial losses to the closing bell.
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SWOT Analysis: CBS Corp.

06/06/2016 CBS Corp. (CBS) continues to take aggressive steps in addressing the technology-led upheaval of the mass media industry. But, as its competitors continue to prove their mettle by expanding original content production and geographic presence, can the company maintain its position near the top of the entertainment industry’s food chain? Will the restructuring efforts bear fruit in its Entertainment and Cable Networks segments? And if so, when can investors expect a sustained top-line resurgence? In this article, we will attempt to answer these questions by performing and easy-to-follow SWOT Analysis of CBS Corp., evaluating its Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats.
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Employment Growth Falters Badly In May 2016

06/03/2016 After a succession of better economic results, starting out with reports on retail sales and industrial production and concluding yesterday with modestly positive data on manufacturing activity, the stage appeared set for a decent employment issuance this morning. So, imagine the surprise on Wall Street, when figures came out showing not the 160,000 payroll increase expected, but rather a gain of just 38,000 new positions during the latest month. 
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Stock Market Today: May 31, 2016

05/31/2016 Stocks made some progress this morning, weakened into the mid-afternoon, but recovered considerable ground in the final hour of the session. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 86 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off just slightly; while the NASDAQ (which bucked the downtrend for much of the day) finished ahead 15 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Verizon Communications First Quarter 2016

04/21/2016 Investors were unhappy with telecom giant and Dow-30 component Verizon Communications first-quarter results, sending the stocklower, in response.
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Using the Value Line Report: Even in a Slow-Growth Environment, Verizon Has Something to Offer Investors

03/24/2016 Verizon Communications (VZ) is the second-largest telecom company in the United States. Like some very large companies, this Dow 30 component is faced with a challenge of finding ways to expand its business. The wireless operation is Verizon’s largest, but growth here has slowed. So what is Verizon doing in this environment? Management has three strategic priorities, and using the Value Line report can help investors decide of the efficacy of the company's efforts, as well as reveal VZ's investment merits.
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