View Poll Results: How does it all end?

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  • Approval under Martin's propsal.

    0 0%
  • Approval under Tate's (hypothetical) proposal.

    13 92.86%
  • Approval under Adelstein's proposal.

    0 0%
  • One or both of the companies walks away from the deal.

    1 7.14%
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Thread: When the smoke clears...

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  1. #1
    zcurzan is offline
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    When the smoke clears...

    The options are getting fewer, and fewer.

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    Having them walk away at this point with 2 votes after 500+ days of trying to merge is pretty unlikely.

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    Smells Like Tate Spirit

    IIRC, Mel and company have shared the most recent meetings with Tate. It would appear that any further concessions would be according to Tate. As Adelstein remains the wallflower, Tate, with the more reasonable attitude, holds a full dance card.

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    Brett1965
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    Long time coming, just sorry to see it will be the GOP side that will make the ultimate decision. Hopefully we'll all see some nice movement of Sirius now.

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    I expect it to be very volatile in the next couple of days with short term flippers, lots of trailing stops, and all sorts of madness.

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    john is offline
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    cmule, are you kidding me, it took you this long to realize, it was your party that was slowing/stopping this merger. This is how you party is and always has been for the last 30 years at least.

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    Republicans Delayed The Merger Process

    Was it not the Republican DOJ and then Republican Martin prolonging the merger process and vote? Did Republican-friendly Clear Channel benefit from the protracted delay since it had its own pending deal? Everyone knew what to expect from the Democrats. We knew that democrats would likely attempt to block any consolidation. We'd hoped and expected (and bet with our pocketbooks) that a Republican-controlled DOJ and a Republican majority at the FCC would expedite and approve the SIRI/XM merger. IMHO, Terrestrial Radio interests had their ears for a very long time.

    Whether one is a Republican or otherwise, facts are facts. Many small investors lost their money, due to the extended time period which enabled bashing from BOA, GS, and others, heavy short selling and the ultimate deadly margin calls.

    It ain't over till Tate sings. I hope she is a good Republican.

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