Stocks making the biggest moves midday: AT&T, Domino's Pizza, eBay & more

Check out the companies making headlines midday Wednesday: Domino’s Pizza — Shares of Domino’s Pizza surged 8.9% on stronger-than-forecast quarterly earnings. The company reported earnings of $2.20, 11 cents higher than a Refinitiv estimate. Anadarko Petroleum — The energy company’s stock jumped 12% after Occidental Petroleum announced a bid of $76 a share for Anadarko, topping an earlier offer from […]

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AT&T sells Hulu stake, values video service at $15B

Hulu cutting the price of its most popular plan; Sweethearts candy won’t be on shelves this Valentine’s Day Morning Business Outlook: Hulu will now charge $5.99 per month for its basic entry level video-on-demand service, down from $7.99; Sweethearts candy hearts won’t be making it to shelves this Valentine’s Day after being sold in September. AT&T Inc. sold its minority stake […]

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Emergency room visits are rising for children who attempt suicide, study says. Here’s what’s needed to help

Emergency room visits for children who attempted suicide or had thoughts of suicide nearly doubled over a recent nine-year period in the United States, a new nationwide study found. There were an estimated 1.12 million visits to emergency departments for children ages 5 to 18 for either suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts in 2015. That was up from 580,000 in 2007, the study said. […]

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Viacom Storms DirecTV With ‘Daily Show’ Warning Of Looming Blackout

It’s no laughing matter to Viacom that AT&T could be dropping its channels from DirecTV and U-verse in just a couple of day but Comedy Central’s The Daily Show became the battlefield in the latest pay-TV carriage war tonight. As host Trevor Noah listened to Neal Brennan’s mordacious takedown on the recent rise of socialism in political rhetoric (HINT: blame […]

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AT&T Prevails Against DOJ In Long-Running Legal Battle Over Time Warner Deal

AT&T has defeated President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice in a long-running legal fight over its acquisition of Time Warner. A three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled unanimously that the $81 billion transaction was not harmful to consumers or competitors, contrary to the DOJ’s assertions. The regulatory agency first mounted the […]

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HBO Made Sunday Night a Showcase. It Wants the Same on Monday.

PASADENA, Calif. — From “The Sopranos” and “Sex and the City” to “Big Little Lies” and “Game of Thrones,” one thing has been true at HBO: Original scripted programming airs on Sunday nights. There was even once a marketing slogan, “Sunday is … HBO.” That’s about to change. With HBO’s programming slate growing and the battle between networks and streaming […]

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Wall Street anxious about AT&T’s much-hyped streaming service

The “Tiffany” of video streaming is already headed down market. AT&T boss Randall Stephenson — who last year likened the company’s future HBO-backed streaming service to the blue-box bauble business, claiming it will make Netflix look like Walmart by comparison — revealed Wednesday the platform will use a “two-sided” model that relies on a free, ad-supported tier as well as […]

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AT&T misses 4Q phone subscriber estimates

Can a strong earnings season help the markets overcome the economic slowdown concerns? Halo Investing’s Jason Barsema on earnings season and the outlook for the markets. (Reuters) – AT&T Inc on Wednesday missed fourth-quarter Wall Street estimates for net new wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as the company struggled to attract customers in a saturated U.S. phone market. […]

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AT&T to lay off unspecified number of workers

DOJ pushing AT&T to keep some assets separate until after case FBN’s Charlie Gasparino discusses AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner Inc. AT&T will lay off an unspecified number of U.S. employees in a bid to streamline elements of its business, the company confirmed on Tuesday. Continue Reading Below Vice Motherboard reported that the telecom giant would conduct a “significant round […]

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