Topic Archives: Verizon (VZ)

Answered: “How to Profit from Cell Towers Without the Hassle… ” (Dr. David Eifrig)

The following was originally published on November 10 and has not been updated or revised. The teaser ad covered is being circulated again today with a slightly different headline pitch about cellphone royalties, but the balance of the ad (and the teased company) are largely unchanged. —from 11/10/14— Dr. David Eifrig is touting something that […]

“Warren Buffett Retirement Plan — Most Inexpensive Stock, Most Boring Stock, and the Stock that acts like a Bond”

Well, if the last ten years have taught us nothing else, we should have learned that this has been a spectacular time to promise that your investments are like Warren Buffett’s, or to sell folks on the idea of the “next” Berkshire Hathaway or Oracle of Omaha. I’ve written about probably dozens of stocks that […]

Who’s Paying Out More Cash in Dividends than Anyone in the S&P 500? — Alpha Bulldogs

I’m sure many of you have seen the “Alpha Bulldogs” ad for Martin Hutchinson’s Permanent Wealth Investor newsletter — the marketing for this one is everywhere, and the ad letters are filled with promise for those who need some income and safety. Hutchinson claims that he only recommends “Alpha Bulldogs that are already legally required […]

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    Nokia is up 17.8% in 2018 YTD; 4.1% dividend: closed $5.49 price/share on Friday. Telecommunication stocks have been out...

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    Thanks, Gumshoe and boborama. It looks like Verizon is partnering with Nokia for their early rollouts to the cities, so...

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    5G - not AT&T ….. maybe T-Mobile or Verizon...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Verizon and AT&T are certainly trying to dominate 5G -- they're building out cities to test it right now, and they will ...

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    When you start getting the pitch for three 5G stocks, these are Verizon, Ceragon, and Zao. When I first saw the article...

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    What your thoughts on Ericsson (ERIC) Verizon and Ericsson have announced an expansion of their 4G LTE partnership, with...

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    Why was my 2nd response as to Verizon w/held????...

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    I read Travis & this is 1st time I remember ANY politics mentioned. I, too, am sensitive to the massive negative en...

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    Because you can get straight talk for $50 a month that uses Verizon towers. So u get the same exact service and signal. ...

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    @eltonatl that's good.. it hasn't been above $5 since the end of 2012. Between Verizon and Ceragon right now I'd go for ...

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    Actually a pretty interesting group of stocks and like 4G, it is safe to assume 5G will become the defacto standard in a...

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    I was holding onto my Verizon & AT&T shares (reinvesting my dividends) before I retired, but then I foolishly cashed in...

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    Probably the new 5G mobile data/cellular phone systems that are in the process of getting designed or even (I think) bui...

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    Heard they are Internet providers coming to the USA to beat out competition like Comcast, Verizon Etc I believe they’...

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    Vodafone is a European/global wireless telecommunications provider like AT&T and Verizon. It is not an IoT play....

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    For many years, all the people who worked in my building who had i-phones which only used ATT technology at the time, h...

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    Pre-market actions, 1/6, per IBD at 8:45am In Motion: Amgen, Regeneron, Ionis, Verizon Premarket action was a mixe...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I haven't looked at that one in a long time, but will try to do so soon. I have a small Verizon position, but AT&T has c...

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    If you have good 4G wireless coverage, then should be able to purchase a wireless unit (Verizon, for instance) that will...

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    I get you are saying WATT is not viable, but could you please dumb it down for those of us that lack you very clear know...

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    I have written osure tech and the cdc to set up testing centers at points of entry to tthe USA to prevent the spread of ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    They're a contractor, one of many as I understand it -- they may work for Google or Verizon or whoever on projects, but ...

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    Am I missing something? You've mentioned their current contracts but nothing about Google (or Verizon)?? I thought the...

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    Like most, we all are looking to save money on what we are already using, as in, cell phones, cable or satellite TV, you...

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    Like most, we all are looking to save money on what we are already using, as in, cell phones, cable or satellite TV, you...

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    I had understood that a Verizon subsidiary Ruckus was the one to make the big move. Am I completely wrong? I'll apprecia...

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    My wife and I had Verizon in Dearborn Michigan and have it now in Northwest Iowa and have few problems. We have had very...

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    This is not about investing, but I have been Verizon customer for more than 10 years. They have the worst customer servi...

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    Interesting, Having been involved with STREAMING TV for over a year, I wouldn't invest in any of the alternative cable ...

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    I wasn't going to get into this as sometimes these cable discussions can take a life of its own and get nasty. But I was...

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    Forget it I'm in the NYC area and Verizon has their head up their A$$. I wouldn't count on them for anything but misery....

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    I do have fiber to the home. Judging by the constant barrage of sales calls begging us to get it with constantly lower ...

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    I remember my grandfather telling me that the new laptop that my Big Pharm gave me in 1990 was just a fancy fad and too ...

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    SNWV, Joe have fun on the Napali coast, don't slip. No doubt you have verizon. I used to have a place on Kauai and spe...

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    Verizon is not any better than any other cable company. I had them for a while and was not impressed. Unless all of th...

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    with the advantage of hindsight, you can clearly see that all 3 of those companies have done well... doubled and more ov...

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    Mesh networking is coming. These are the steps Step 1) In your spare time develop and release open source free cell p...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Softbank has had other problems -- their core business at home is in Yen, which makes performance looks worse in dollars...

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    good grief, this international investor owns both Verizon and Comcast but does not own Telefonica de Espana, TEF. I thi...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Hi, thanks for reading! I don't know anything about the business, so it may be that they really have a unique and fabul...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    FYI, AT&T and Verizon have now both reported, both a little bit weak ("missing" by a penny on earnings) and giving inves...

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    Do NOT believe the hype folks. Do NOT trust a company that hasn't delivered in the past until they actually ink the con...

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    These companies mentioned (especially Infinera) are way over-priced and have been. Just who is going to pay for the hug...

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    Anyone know if a modified Dogs of Dog where you throw out the 2 highest yielders and use the 8 next or 10 next highest y...

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    This strategy is silly (like most all strategies). It will almost always have you buy/keep AT&T and Verizon, which ...

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    Thanks Bob. It looks like the buy is for DISH Networks, since Artemis and Rearden are not public companies yet. I shall...

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    Roger Densley, When I replaced Directv with Verizon FiOS I installed the multiroom HD DVR so we can now fast forward th...

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    A few years ago in the Seattle area suburbs Verizon was aggressively doing a FIOS build-out. They unfortunately stopped ...

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    Fios sounds like a similar offering as AT&T's U-verse, which is a goof service but not too successful in wresting ma...

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    I work Verizon FiOS tech support and we recently received training on a new TV service and items that hasn't been releas...

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    I was a Directv subscriber for 14 years and for the last five years I tried to get their HD service, but their installer...

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    we are being barraged with offers here in Manhattan for Verizon, going head to head with the cable firms by offering som...

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    Travis; I too have been wondering what GOOG is up to. My thought is that they are trying to become a "gatekeeper" for co...

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    The only thing I am sure of when reading the article and all the above is that Internet TV is the future way content wil...

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    It seems to me that what is certain is that demand for ever faster broadband will soar and Verizon (VZ) is briliantly pl...

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    I enjoyed reading this forum especially the comments from some sound people who who seem to know technology and how it t...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Well, this turns out to have been a mistake over the past year ... and particularly today, with Vodafone clearly taking ...

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    Hope you are feeling better soon, while weathering the storm. Yeah--I too bought a small bite of AAPL, but the recent sh...

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    @MonV Vodafone owns a 45% stake in Verizon Wireless. The rest of Verizon Wireless is owned by Verizon. Verizon al...

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    What is the relationship of Vodafone to Verizon? When I look for news on Vodaphone I get Verizon news!...

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    Ok, I'm going to buy the yearly subscription to gumshoe this week. I sold 1/2 my position in apple because of the all t...

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    who is hillary kramer refering to My #1 Smartphone Play This game-changer is underestimated, under the radar and wil...

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    Blackberry was getting too slow. Got iPhone envy. Brought an iPhone 4 home. Got 1 bar - sometimes. Back to Verizon ...

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    I have made nothing but money on Bill's advice. I have been a subscriber for a year now and have made money on his divid...

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    What is new teaser from Motely Fool ONLY 39 HOURS LEFT to watch an eye-opening video report that reveals "the one ...

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    IDCC has been working on the bandwidth crunch issue for several years and they have technologies that are on the cutting...

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    I almost feel like a little gum shoe bootie. I had this pegged as a DRIP about two sentences in. You do have to be c...

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    hi gumshoe i actually found this one this afternoon. still i wasn't sure until your article. awhile back she gave away ...

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    Update: My goodness, isn't technology amazing since original post a couple years ago regarding GPS. lol Now we hav...

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    I know an engineer who is doing contract work for Verizon Wireless and he is working on femtocell integration. He said ...

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    Thank you all for the excellent information and reveiw. As a side note, Porter Stansberry has recently mentioned Verizo...

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    Thank you, Gumshoe, for an excelent review of this teaser. I own some other small telecoms gathered from suggestions ...

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    Neil George (of Personal Finance) reco'd this company over 2yrs ago & it's down about 50% since then. They've eviden...

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    OK, I had hoped Travis would gumshoe this one by now, but begging hasn't gotten it done. Does anyone have a clue what st...

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    Pretty sure this is almost exactly the same ad they were sending out in April of 07 -- I wrote about it then, they've be...

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    Dear gumshoe: Don't want to get "technical" on on you (as my wife would say) but 100 F Street NE is a very unlikely addr...

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    Regarding JPD's comment-I bought puts on my Verizon position, and it hasn't helped much. I bought in the money puts twic...

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    I have to tell you I don't know what is wrong with my, listening to your call on this stock and buying puts, I don't kno...

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    There are too many trees in the way to see this forest. After it was too late, when Ma Bell got torpedoed back when......

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    A bunch of the carriers that are pushing WiMax over 3G LTE (Long-term Evolution) are the second-tier players like Sprint...

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    verizon (VZ) is laying out fibre optic to the last mile all across the US .. but it is a $44 stock , not a $4...

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