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    Rumors Say AT&T Is Close To A $50 Billion Deal For DirecTV, Unless It Isn't

    Rebecca Stefansky

    by Rebecca Stefansky

    It's been a couple of weeks since rumors that AT&T is going to purchase DirecTV popped up, so how about another look? Today Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal are reporting that the usual "people familiar with the matter" say a deal could happen in the next two weeks, just days after news leaked that DirecTV is working with Goldman Sachs as it prepares for a possible sale.