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[ NNSquad ] Investors in Cable Deal Fret Over Talk of Broadband Regulation

Investors in Cable Deal Fret Over Talk of Broadband Regulation

(WSJ): http://online.wsj.com/news/article_email/investors-in-cable-deal-fret-over-talk-of-broadband-regulation-1415662986-lMyQjAxMTI0NzA0OTkwNjk5Wj

   "The comments sent the latest shiver through the ranks of investors
    wagering on the Time Warner Cable takeover. Some fret that such a
    reclassification of broadband sets the stage for increased regulation
    that could make the tie-up less lucrative.  Shares of Time Warner
    Cable fell 5% and Comcast dropped 4%, further widening to 11.5% the
    gap between the current value of Comcast's offer and the current share
    price for Time Warner Cable. The difference is a signal investors are
    worried the deal might not close, or might face delays or other

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I keep having to drag out that tiny violin ...

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