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John Malone deploys same old tricks against Sirius

January 6, 2014

Liberty Media is offering $10 bln-plus to squeeze out the satellite radio company’s minority investors. They’d get a derisory 3 pct premium and perhaps better liquidity in return for non-voting Liberty stock with inferior prospects. Sirius shareholders should hit back.

Bankers can only hope to be like Howard Stern

December 9, 2010

Bankers can only hope to be like Howard Stern. The bawdy U.S. radio host agreed to stay with satellite broadcaster Sirius XM for another five years. The market initially added more than $300 million to the company's value after the deal was announced on Thursday morning.

Sirius investors should heed the Pandora challenge

October 5, 2010

The mojo is back at Sirius. Shares have more than doubled in price this year, giving Sirius a robust $5 billion market cap. The rebound in U.S. car sales -- to an annualized rate of more than 11 million -- will swell subscriber ranks to more than 20 million this year.