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AT&T Raises Prices After Saying Merger Would Make Things Cheaper For Consumers
DirecTV Now customers will be affected by the price hike.
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The AT&T-Time Warner Megamerger Sets A Dangerous Precedent
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The floodgates are open for further corporate consolidation.
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AT&T-Time Warner Merger Gets The Green Light From Federal Court
The landmark antitrust decision is expected to shake up the media and telecommunications world.
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Congress Is Still Very Good At Delivering Perks To Washington Insiders
Eugene Ludwig made a fortune on the revolving door between Wall Street and Washington. He's about to get even more.
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Elizabeth Warren’s 3 Steps To Cut Corporate Power With Laws Already On The Books
The senator said the government has the tools to tackle monopolies. It just needs to use them.
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CVS Agrees To Buy Aetna In A $69 Billion Deal
By Carl O'Donnell and Greg Roumeliotis, Reuters
Aetna Inc’s board of directors approved the deal on Sunday, for approximately $207 per share in cash and stock.
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Unilever To Acquire Sundial Brands, The Parent Company Of Shea Moisture
The company is also investing $50 million to help women of color entrepreneurs.
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Time Inc. To Be Acquired By Meredith Corp. In Deal Backed By Koch Brothers
The Kochs “will have no influence on Meredith’s editorial or managerial operations," the company said.
Did You Know Trump Made It Easier For Banks To Get Away With Screwing The Poor And Minorities?
Professor of History at SUNY-Empire State College
Let’s start by talking about Republican economic philosophy. To be sure, popular vote loser Donald Trump has not played a
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CVS Is Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Aetna
The pharmacy chain's move is likely motivated by concerns Amazon could enter the health care sector.
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Is Trump Smart Enough To Reappoint Janet Yellen?
Trump is likely to give us a Wall Street guy to chair the Fed.
Amazon's M&A Strategy Evolves
Technologist / Business Leader / Author
Amazon ― already the world’s largest internet retailer ― makes headlines when it drives M&A to dominate a category like grocery
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Virginia Democrat Slams Republican Opponent For Assisting Job-Killing Companies
Democrat Ralph Northam is trying to brand Republican Ed Gillespie a "Washington, D.C., corporate lobbyist."
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Toys R Us Files For Bankruptcy Protection
The toy retailer was struggling under $5 billion in debt.
Is This The Answer To Shrinking Airline Seat Sizes?
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It’s clear that a new approach is needed in how we deal with airline comfort.
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Conservative Media Voices Line Up Against Trump-Friendly Sinclair’s Purchase Of Tribune
The challenge from the right comes as progressive opponents fear ideology would be injected into more local newscasts.
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