Will Verizon Communications (VZ) scratch its acquisition of troubled Yahoo (YHOO) and turn it sights on the nation's No. 2 cable TV firm, Charter Communications (CHTR)? M&A talk involving Verizon continues to swirl.
Yahoo stock fell Thursday on speculation Verizon could pull the plug on its purchase of the troubled internet firm, which Wednesday disclosed another massive data breach. Shares of Charter, though, rose on views Verizon is eyeing the John-Malone-controlled cable TV firm.