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Verizon shares begin trading on Wall Street

Monday 3 July 2000

The merger of Bell Atlantic (BEL) and GTE (GTE) became
official in the eyes of Wall Street as the combined company,
Verizon Communications (VZ), began trading on the New York
Stock Exchange. It ended its first day at 55, up 4 3/8,
with 3.3 million shares being traded.

Charles Lee, former chairman and CEO of GTE, and Ivan
Seidenberg, former chairman and CEO of Bell Atlantic, were
on hand at the Big Board Monday to ring the opening bell as
trading in Verizon shares began.

The new company has more than 260,000 employees and is
effectively the largest U.S. wireless company, at three
times the size of its nearest rival, AT&T Wireless (AWE).
It is also the world’s largest provider of print and online
directory information.

Vodafone (VOD) holds about a 45% interest in Verizon
Wireless, a subsidiary of Verizon Communications.
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1574Duh, sure it's overpriced, as always.Intelim-February 15
1573On WSJ page 1: Verizon Communications will start selling unlimited data plans oSr K1February 13
1572U updating the Verizon timeline??? This is getting weird.... Later, MMs. Baby Boomer-February 12
1571$1k for the iPhone 8... Kinda steep don't ya think???? MMs. Baby Boomer-February 11
1570Suppose Moi's stuck with both of U... Have a nice weekend Ma and Pa Bell...Ms. Baby Boomer-February 10
1569Congratulations Mr. Sessions, just watched Ur swearing in on Bloomberg... GuessMs. Baby Boomer-February 9
1568Moi now considers matters to be resolved... Keep IT up, might switch to AT&Ms. Baby Boomer-February 8
1567Excuse Em Moi, GTE Options still there, but worthless... Assuming Bell AtlanticMs. Baby Boomer-February 7
1566Needless to say, there was no Verizon in 1970... This is about AT&T... MoiMs. Baby Boomer-February 5
1565Verizon give U a gold watch when U retired???? MMs. Baby Boomer-February 4
1564Lights went out on the Internet... GTE is way more powerful than Bell Atlantic.Ms. Baby Boomer-February 2
1563CWA on Strike Against Bell Atlantic??? Where does one come up with these picturMs. Baby Boomer-February 1
1562Disregard post... Deleted Message.... MMs. Baby Boomer-January 31
1561<B>BRIEF-Verizon says pricing terms of its private exchange offers for 18 Ms. Baby Boomer-January 31
1560Hope Moi's wrong, but IT is an appropriate license plate.... MMs. Baby Boomer-January 31
1559Wow... 20 years on this website... Planning on having Moi's 10,000 post beMs. Baby Boomer-January 31
1558What the F was that in Re Text Messages... Unresolved Matters???? MMs. Baby Boomer-January 29
1557<b>Verizon bondholders want more in debt exchange after M&A rumors...&Ms. Baby Boomer-January 29
1556Trivia... How many Ivans are roaming the planet??? Seems like yours truly may Ms. Baby Boomer-January 28
1555Engineer Moi's Arse.... There is a Ronald Reagan Fraternity Graduate that hMs. Baby Boomer-January 9
1554TOO LATE... Javier has an outstanding VeriZon Limit Order @ $41.00 a share.... Ms. Baby Boomer-January 9
1553OH MY... Our Javier took the Options away from the Merger.... ;) MMs. Baby Boomer-January 8
1552One always remembers their first stock purchase... T 100 shares @ 10 bucks... Ms. Baby Boomer-January 4
1551This ain't rocket science... Have a nice weekend.... MMs. Baby Boomer-12/9/2016
1550To Yahoo, or not to Yahoo??? Verizon CEO appears to be on a buying spree since Ms. Baby Boomer-12/9/2016
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