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DealBook | Afternoon Edition -October 15, 2012-: Clearwire Investors Wager on Inevitability of a Deal With Sprint.

Monday, October 15, 2012 TOP STORY Clearwire Investors Wager on Inevitability of a Deal With Sprint It appears that Clearwire investors think Monday's deal bodes well for the future of their company, despite an explicit warning that Sprint's pact with Softbank doesn't require any takeover of the wireless network operator. DEALBOOK » SoftBank's Deal for Sprint Is One for the Books The agreement by SoftBank to take control of Sprint Nextel is the biggest deal by a Japanese company in the United States since at least 1980, according to Thomson Reuters. DEALBOOK » A Corporate Boss With a Taste for Risk Makes His Latest Big Bet By buying majority control of Sprint Nextel, SoftBank is making an enormous bet that it can turn around a flailing company beset by larger rivals. It is not the first time the Japanese company and its chief executive, Masayoshi Son, have taken on a daunting gamble. DEALBOOK » Sprin