The new administration's "prioritization of tax reform is potentially a huge plus for the equity markets," S&P says.
The $1.5 billion deal will more than double the size of Consolidated's fiber-optic network to 35,000 route miles.
Even before he takes the oath of office, President-elect Donald J. Trump is taking a number of bold steps that will shape the future of the economy.
The deal is part of a wave of consolidation in the container industry amid low freight rates that have driven down shippers' profits.
The SEC says Pimco pursued a pricing strategy that misled investors about the initial performance of an exchange-traded fund in 2012.
The deal continues a wave of telecom consolidation fueled by U.S. businesses' increasing demand for data and video.
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The industry posted "another positive quarter," the FDIC says, but faces continued challenges including low interest rates.
The $1.4 billion acquisition of the provider of protection plans for electronics continues Allstate's push to serve connected consumers.
Unsecured creditors can help to shape how the case progresses and maybe get better results without incurring legal fees.