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  • Verizon pays $130 billion to acquire all of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone

    Verizon pays $130 billion to acquire all of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone
    In one of the largest deals in global corporate history, Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to pay $130 billion to buy Vodafone Group’s 45% stake in Verizon Wireless and take full control of the nation’s top wireless carrier. In an era of...
  • Growth in consumer spending, personal income slows in July

    Growth in consumer spending, personal income slows in July
    WASHINGTON -- Consumers opened their wallets less last month as their income growth slowed, the government said Friday, raising doubts about a significant pickup in the economic recovery in the second half of the year. Consumer spending rose 0.1% in...
  • Consumer confidence drops after hitting six-year high

    Consumer confidence drops after hitting six-year high
    WASHINGTON -- Consumers' optimism about the economy unexpectedly dropped this month after hitting a six-year high in July as worries increased about government efforts to boost the economy, according to survey results released Friday by the University...
  • Manufacturing growth unexpectedly picks up in August, ISM says

    Manufacturing growth unexpectedly picks up in August, ISM says
    WASHINGTON -- Growth in the key manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up last month from an already strong pace as factories saw a surge in new orders, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday. The group's purchasing managers' index, which is...
  • Growth up in advanced economies, sluggish in emerging ones, OECD says

    Growth up in advanced economies, sluggish in emerging ones, OECD says
    WASHINGTON -- Growth picked up in the second quarter in the U.S., Europe and other major advanced economies but has slowed in China and other key emerging nations, which will lead to sluggish global output, the Organization for Economic Development and...
  • German Court Blocks $4.25 Billion Liberty Deal

    LONDON -- A court in Germany has blocked Liberty Global's Euros 3.2 billion ($4.25 billion) acquisition of Kabel Baden-Wuerttemberg, the country's third largest cable company. John Malone's Liberty Global acquired Kabel BW in 2011, and the purchase was...
  • Vodafone may sell Verizon Wireless stake; MPAA wins piracy case

    After the coffee. Before the Associated Press Stylebook adds a "twerk" entry. The Skinny: Grantland occasionally creates recurring features that send me into black hole of binge reading. Their "Escape from Pop Purgatory" series is no exception....
  • Verizon may be close to buying Vodafone's stake in wireless unit

    Verizon Communications Inc. may be close to striking one of the largest deals in history to take full control of the country's leading wireless carrier. On Thursday, Vodafone Group confirmed that it was in advanced discussions with Verizon to sell its...
  • Liberty Global Stock Rises on Takeover Speculation

    LONDON -- The stock price of John Malone's international cable company Liberty Global jumped by 3.22% to $78.59 Thursday as speculation mounted that the company could become a takeover target for U.K. telco Vodafone Group. Vodafone is in the process of...
  • Vodafone's $10 billion Bid for German Cabler May Fail

    LONDON -- British telco Vodafone's Euro 7.7 billion ($10.1 billion) takeover bid for Germany's top TV cable company, Kabel Deutschland, is at risk of failing, which could leave the door open for a rival offer from John Malone's Liberty Global. The...
  • Vodafone Completes $10 bil German Cable Deal

    LONDON -- U.K. cell-phone operator Vodafone, which is looking to expand its fixed-line, broadband and television biz, has completed its Euro 7.7 billion ($10 billion) takeover of Germany's top cabler, Kabel Deutschland. Vodafone, which now holds 76% of...