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Would a Dish and DirecTV Merger Be a Monopoly Today?

Shares of DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) and Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) are both gaining on a Bloomberg TV report that Dish's Charlie Ergen has approached DirecTV about a possible merger. ...
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Sirius XM Gets Another Upgrade

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is now no longer involved in a low-ball buyout attempt by John Malone and Liberty Media Corp. (NASDAQ: LMCA). Last Friday we saw Bank ...
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Analyst Sees Sirius XM Worth $5 After No Merger

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch team, led by Jessica Reif Cohen, is reinstating Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) with a Buy rating on the heels of the new ...
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Charter Communications Still Wants to Make Deals

The $45 billion buyout that Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) offered Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWC) chopped the legs right out from under Charter Communications Inc.'s (NASDAQ: CHTR) offer of around ...
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After Cable Merger, Get Ready for Satellite TV Merger Chatter Again

The big merger news of Thursday is the Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC). What is interesting is that this will create buzz out ...
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Sirius XM Merger Price Looks Closer to Fruition

It looked like the Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) buyout was suddenly having problems as recently as last week. That may no longer be the case. What investors need ...
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Sirius XM’s Subscriber Counts Rise, Profits Do Not

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened on Tuesday morning. For the quarter, the satellite radio company posted diluted earnings per share ...
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Sirius 2014 Cash Flow Target Underscores Why Liberty Wants It (on the Cheap)

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) has released its 2013 preliminary sell-through numbers, and the subscriber count and the cash flow projections will only add to the notion that Liberty Media ...
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Consumer Electronics Sales Projected at $208 Billion in 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) opened today in Las Vegas and it is nothing if not big. It’s also a place for big announcements, and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ...
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Why Sirius XM Shareholders Are Getting Hosed in the Buyout

Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is now in-play under mergers and acquisitions. The virtual parent Liberty Media Corp. (NASDAQ: LMCA), under John Malone, has offered to buyout Sirius XM ...
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J.P. Morgan’s Top Cable, Telecom, Satellite and Tower Stocks for 2014

Last year was an outstanding one for the cable, telecom, satellite and tower stocks. In a new report, the J.P. Morgan research team has updated their monthly stock-ranking product, which is ...
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Cable Mergers May Rekindle The Satellite TV Merger

If Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) are seriously going to do a joint offer (or individually) for Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC), 24/7 Wall ...
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Is Spotify REALLY Worth $4B Against Pandora and Sirius?

The world around venture capital sometimes creates some very interesting reading when you look at private company valuations versus public company valuations. In this case, it is in the online ...
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Time Warner, Comcast Tie-up Meant to Gain Leverage over Producers

The country’s two largest cable operators, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) have reportedly had discussions in the past few months related to a combination. ...
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Wireless and Satellite Merger Landscape: T-Mobile, Sprint, Dish, DirecTV

The fate of T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSEE: TMUS) is uncertain. It is not an uncertainty of earnings, but one of who will own it going forward. We have written about ...
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