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Ralph Nader Is Active On SiriusXM – Is He Right?

Activist Ralph Nader was very vocal right out of the gate when Liberty Media made its intentions to take over SiriusXM public.  In fact, it seemed like only a matter of hours went by when Nader called the offer ludicrous.  This begs the question of whether Nader actually took the time to really study the… → Read More

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To C or Not To C… That Is The Question

Over the past few days we have heard a lot about the hypothetical Liberty Media series C shares.  Sirius XM investors are trying to wrap their heads around what exactly a C share is, how liquid it will be, and whether owing such shares carries any advantage or disadvantage to the current holding of SIRI… → Read More

SiriusXM After Hours News

SiriusXM hid the fact that it lost 20,000 subscribers in Q4 pretty well by showing that they made their full year subscriber guidance.  The company finished Q3 2013 with 25.58 million subscribers, and finished the year with 25.56 million subscribers.  Simply stated, they lost at least 20,000 subs in the most recent quarter.  This is… → Read More

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SiriusXM – A Majority Of The Minority

Okay satellite radio investors.  It is time to pay close attention.  While you may think that you have no say in the proposed Liberty Media buyout, that is not the case.  The transaction needs the approval of three entities to occur: Approval of Liberty Media shareholders Approval of an independent board at SiriusXM Approval by… → Read More

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Pandora Announces Audience Metrics and In-Car Ads – Stock Soars to All-Time High

Internet radio streaming giant Pandora has once again rolled out some impressive monthly numbers that clearly have investors excited. The story this month is much of the same… up, up, and up. Listener hours for December were up 13% to 1.58 billion, total U.S. radio listening jumped from 7.58% to 8.60%, while active listeners were… → Read More

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Liberty Proposes Takeover of SiriusXM

As reported here earlier, Liberty media is proposing a takeover of SiriusXM.  This news was anticipated at some point, but perhaps not as early as we are seeing it transpire.  The text of the 8k filed by Liberty Media is below: “On January 3, 2014, Liberty Media Corporation (“Liberty”) issued a press release, attached hereto… → Read More

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Bullet Point: Liberty Proposes To Absorb SiriusXM

Bullet Point – Liberty media Proposes to absorb SiriusXM – Shares halted after hours – Details to follow…

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Bullet Point – Auto Sales

Not all the numbers are in yet, but it appears that the November sales number should be between 1,230,000 and 1,235,000.  This is a modest improvement over October which was 1,203,000.  It is also a year over year improvement (between 7% and 8%) from the 1,144,000 we saw in 2012.  Detailed reporting will be available… → Read More

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SiriusXM Say’s Satellite Deployment Is A Success

SiriusXM today announced that Sirius FM-6, the newest addition to its satellite fleet, has been successfully placed in orbit and was declared ready for service. The new satellite, which was manufactured by Space Systems/Loral, is intended to help ensure SiriusXM’s array of audio entertainment and data services are received by vehicles, receivers for home and… → Read More

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SiriusXM Sweetens the Deal for New Car Buyers

If you’re considering purchasing a new car in 2014 consider this, anyone who purchases a new 2014 model Chrysler equipped with a satellite radio Uconnect system will score a free full year satellite radio subscription which includes ALL premium channels AND access to SiriusXM Internet Radio. What is Uconnect? Uconnect is an in-dash Wi-Fi capable… → Read More