Certainly, not all spin-offs prove to be attractive investments, but a fair amount of research has shown that investors should not be quick to dump the spin. One reason for the strength of these businesses is the power of independence.
U.S. stocks were on track to open higher on Tuesday, building on a day earlier rally, spurred by a raft of strong corporate earnings and an expected tax reform plan.
U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc. said on Monday it would buy Straight Path Communications Inc., a holder of licenses to wireless spectrum, for $1.25 billion in an all-stock deal.
American International Group Inc. is joining insurers offering products that offer consumers safeguards against hackers and cyber criminals who might steal personal data.
The Republican head of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed easing regulatory requirements in the $45 billion business data services market, a win for companies like AT&T Inc., CenturyLink Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and others.

AT&T Inc has won approval from the European Commission for its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, the No.

Wall Street rose today, clinching the fourth straight positive week for the stock market, boosted by strength in telecom stalwarts AT&T and Verizon.
U.S. chief executive officers have become a bit more pessimistic in their outlook for the American economy in 2015 and fewer of them expect to increase sales, investment and hiring this year, a quarterly business group survey said on Monday.

Verizon Communications Inc said it would buy AOL Inc in a $4.4 billion deal that gives the biggest U.S.