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What: Shares of Dish Networks
So what: It was a huge news day for Dish. The company, along with EchoStar
Now what: One quarter hardly makes a trend and Dish is coming off of a fourth quarter that saw 156,000 subscribers cut ties. This does, however, give investors reason for optimism for the coming quarters. The patent-suit settlement, meanwhile, removes a significant overhang on Dish's stock and lets investors breathe a sigh of relief since -- as at least one analyst noted -- the amount of the settlement was much lower than expected.
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