10. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)
The list of the 10 most ruthless companies in business today starts with AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Alongside other big carriers, AT&T is rated low on Consumer Reports and earlier this year it raised the price on its grandfathered unlimited plans for the second time in two years as it apparently tries to convince customers to move to other plans. There might be other things that make people dislike AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) to the point of naming it as one of the most ruthless companies in business, yet AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is considered a good stock to invest in and is a dividend aristocrat with a relatively high yield.