Duke Energy Still Trying to Buy Progress

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  • Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK  ) reported earnings and is working to go forward with its acquisition of Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN  ) .
  • GM (NYSE: GM  ) enjoyed a record profit for its full 2011 fiscal year. However, the automaker said it will freeze the company’s pension plan for 19,000 workers as GM moves them over to a 401(k) plan.
  • AT&T (NYSE: T  ) is eyeing new deals in hopes of increasing its spectrum. But the carrier’s interest in Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH  ) could turn up empty-handed, because Dish has plans to build out a high-speed wireless network of its own.

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