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AT&T earnings were ‘actually good’ despite stock selloff, says analyst

AT&T Inc.’s shares fell sharply Thursday after the telecommunications giant cut its free-cash-flow forecast for the year, but one analyst said the latest report wasn’t all bad. In fact, LightShed Partners analyst Walt Piecyk titled his research note: “AT&T’s Q2 Was Actually Good. Here’s Why.” Admittedly, AT&T’s T, -7.62% management team didn’t win points from …

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Elon Musk may have to complete $44bn Twitter takeover, legal experts say | Mergers and acquisitions

Elon Musk could be forced by a US court to complete his $44bn takeover of Twitter, according to legal experts, despite pulling the plug on the transaction.The Tesla chief executive told Twitter on Friday that he is terminating the deal, citing concerns over the number of spam accounts on the social media platform.Twitter’s chairman, Bret …

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I’m the chief economist for a $5 billion real estate data and title company. Here are 5 things you need to know about the housing market now

Mark Fleming Housing has become increasingly unaffordable to millions of Americans — with home prices and mortgage rates continuing to rise (see the lowest rates you may qualify for now here). So – as part of our series where we ask prominent economists and real estate pros their take on the housing market now – …

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