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  • Don’t Invest Based on S&P Ratings

    By Marie Palumbo - August 7, 2013 | Tickers: AMD, DELL, HPQ, MSFT, SIRI

    The U.S. credit outlook is now “stable” according to S&P, but investors hardly batted an eye when the news came out June 10. “Few investors care what large rating companies say about the debt of developed countries these days,” says The Wall Street Journal. And why should we? We already knew that the DJIA recently hit a new high and that cyclical stocks are up. S&P’s more »

  • 3 Broadcasting Giants Worth Watching

    By Madhukar Dubey - August 7, 2013 | Tickers: CBS, CHTR, TV, LMCA, SIRI

    According to MarketLine, the worldwide broadcasting and cable TV industry is expected to reach around $475 billion in 2015, showing growth of 27% annually. Out of this total market, TV advertisement contributes around 44%. Three broadcasting and TV companies are focusing on growth through production of new and existing hit series, joint ventures, and building a portfolio of growing businesses. Will their plans provide any exciting investment opportunities?

    Standing tall more »

  • Do These Media Technology Stocks Offer Opportunities?

    By Damian Illia - August 6, 2013 | Tickers: DLB, IMAX, SIRI

    As technology offers consumers new forms of entertainment, it also creates new opportunities for business.  Yet, technology moves fast, and golden opportunities can quickly turn obsolete if firms don’t catch up. Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) and IMAX (NYSE: IMAX) are three companies that made a fortune out of applying new technologies in the shifting media field and now face different growth prospects. Let’s more »

  • These Stocks Want Your Commute Time

    By Stephanie Faris - July 26, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, P, SIRI

    When (NASDAQ: AMZN) bought Audible in 2008, the company had already revolutionized audiobooks, charging a monthly fee to consumers who are able to download a certain number of books each month. The company's mobile app has made it a popular take-along as commuters spend hours in traffic each week, allowing them to catch up on their reading while making a trip more enjoyable.

    In this story I more »

  • The Media business: new players, new strategies

    By Vanina Egea - July 26, 2013 | Tickers: TV, SNI, SIRI

    As previously commented by a fellow tree, the entertainment business has turned decadent. But, I know there remains a stock with potential for growth. For example, SiriusXM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) grows through its subscription-based model, Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) found a profitable niche, and Grupo Televisa (NYSE: TV) is entering new markets. But, which one is worth investing on?

    Riding on favorable winds

    The product of a merger, SiriusXM more »

  • AT&T and Sirius XM Working to Convert Nissan Cars Into Smartphones On Wheels

    By Rajesh Marwah - July 25, 2013 | Tickers: T, GM, NSANY.PK, SIRI

    The future of a driver-less car remains uncertain. However, automakers are working in alliance with other companies to give their buyers a driver-less experience. The second largest US wireless operator AT&T (NYSE: T) joined forces with Sirius XM (NASDAQ: SIRI) and entered into a deal to work on an Onstar-like telematics system for Nissan (NASDAQOTH: NSANY.PK) cars. The telecom provider would give mobile connectivity to Sirius XM telematics system more »

  • Investing in Your Choice of Music

    By Ashley Sales - July 23, 2013 | Tickers: GOOG, P, SIRI

    With the World Wide Web expanding day by day, giving consumers a big bunch of online entertainment services, there is certainly one such service to watch out for -- Pandora Media (NYSE: P). Yes, it is an extremely popular online music service, but there is competition everywhere.

    Music sharing

    Going back a decade or more, when I had to leave my computer on for many hours to download music through either more »

  • Investing in Streaming Stocks Could Be Risky

    By Delian Naydenov - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: NFLX, P, SIRI

    Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) offers some of the best investment opportunity among the major music and video streaming stocks. The company has solid fundamentals, attractive valuation based on a number of metrics, and a competitive position that should allow the company to continue to grow in this evolving area. While other companies, such as Sirius XM (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Pandora (NYSE: P), are also fast growing, their business models must overcome more »

  • Apple Is a Huge Threat to Pandora

    By Sam Mattera - July 11, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, P, SIRI

    Turns out Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will use Siri to favor its upcoming iTunes Radio at the expense of Pandora’s (NYSE: P) competing service. Who would've guessed.

    Shares of Pandora plummeted on Wednesday after BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield argued that iTunes Radio’s Siri integration should give Apple an advantage in the car. As I've been warning for weeks, iTunes Radio poses a major threat to Pandora’s more »

  • 1 Stock to Buy, 1 to Avoid

    By Red Chip - July 9, 2013 | Tickers: GRPN, P, SIRI

    It seems the dark days of Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) are over. The company’s share price closed with a gain of 11.52% on Friday and has gone up almost 57% year-to-date. Groupon is a website that features discounted gift certificates offered by companies, and acts like a marketplace that connects merchants to consumers. The company allows its customers to deal directly through its website and mobile application. To make more »

  • Pandora’s In-Car Installation Is No Danger to Sirius XM

    By Nicholas Kitonyi - July 8, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, P, SIRI

    The world’s largest car radio service provider, Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) could be facing a serious threat to its business following Pandora Media's (NYSE: P) latest milestone in car radio. Pandora, the leading internet radio service provider, is taking a huge step towards in-car radio integration. The company recently announced that it had reached 2.5 million car users, just weeks after Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) launched iTunes more »

  • This Auto Company Continues to Separate Itself As the Clear Leader

    By Brian Nichols - July 5, 2013 | Tickers: F, GM, SIRI

    The automotive industry continues to prove itself as the strength of the economy, producing jobs and strengthening its ecosystem with new fuel saving initiatives. June’s U.S. auto sales further prove my point – making the whole space a buy – but one company is the most attractive.

    Above & Beyond Expectations

    For the month of June, sales more than tripled expectations with a 6% year-over-year gain to 264,843 units. Of more »

  • Traditional Media Still Offers Upside

    By Damian Illia - July 1, 2013 | Tickers: DISCA, SNI, SIRI

    Although some might believe that traditional media is slowly dying, content creators have still got long pathways for growth ahead of them, especially those who are also exploring new platforms. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA) and Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) are three companies that fulfill these requirements and thus, offer compelling long-term investment prospects. Let’s take a closer look at them.

    Living the good more »

  • To trade or not to trade in the controversial stocks

    By Ajay Goel - June 27, 2013 | Tickers: HLF, NFLX, SIRI, UNXL

    Investors, who are planning to make a major move in trading, often go through the temptation of purchasing the controversial stocks. Thanks to their unpredictability, most of the investors are actually in a love-hate relationship with these stocks. While the roller-coaster ride with these stocks is a thrilling one for many and you are also having the same temptation, on the other hand, it is important to question whether the more »

  • Is Trouble Brewing for This Radio Company?

    By Brian Nichols - June 26, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, P, SIRI

    Despite Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) iTunes radio, slumping iPhone sales, battles over licensing, and monetization issues, shares of Pandora (NYSE: P) have skyrocketed with gains of almost 80% in 2013. On Tuesday, the stock took its next leg higher, gaining 8.5% after encouraging service related news, which could be crippling for Sirius XM (NASDAQ: SIRI).

    A Shift in Radio With New Competition

    For the last several years, Sirius XM more »

  • Buy Tiger Global’s Top Holdings

    By Shweta Dubey - June 26, 2013 | Tickers: CHTR, GRPN, LMCA, MA, SIRI

    Tiger Management invests in technology, telecommunication, and media sectors, mainly focusing on United States, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe companies. For private equity investment, it specializes in investing in early stage companies. This hedge fund had $6.44 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2013.

    As per the recent 13F filing with the SEC, Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN), Mastercard (NYSE: MA), and Liberty Media (NASDAQ: LMCAmore »)

  • A Quick Look at Berkshire Hathaway’s Big Buys in 1Q13

    By Aubrey Tabuga - June 25, 2013 | Tickers: CBI, LMCA, SIRI, VRSN, WFC

    Trade decisions of huge fund managers such as Berkshire Hathaway always make heads turn. I am turning mine today to the recent moves of this giant firm based on its first quarter 13F filing. The biggest buys include Liberty Capital (NASDAQ: LMCA), Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), Chicago Bridge & Iron (NYSE: CBI), and VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN). In spite of the significant lag between the filing date and the period concerned, such more »

  • Investing in Your Music Choice

    By Kyle Vaughan - June 25, 2013 | Tickers: GOOG, P, SIRI

    Every time payday rolls around, people deduct necessities such as rent and mortgage payments, groceries, and utilities. Even with a longer list of expenses, some consumers are fortunate enough to have extra cash to spend on entertainment. Options are numerous and expensive in today's world of tech, but with an internet connection comes the golden ticket of music that is Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P). It is an extremely more »

  • Sirius is Getting Serious About Its Stock

    By Mike Thiessen - June 20, 2013 | Tickers: CBS, NFLX, SIRI

    Sirius’ (NASDAQ: SIRI) stock has risen by 85.5% in the last 12 months and 31% since December of 2012, which is when Sirius announced its stock buyback program. Whether or not the buyback program has anything to do with its recent run-up in price, the particular characteristics of the company make the program very interesting for retail investors in the future.

    Sirius`s Ownership Structure

    Sirius XM Radio is more »

  • A New Player in the Internet Radio Industry

    By Robinson Roacho - June 18, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, P, SIRI

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is a major player in the technology business. The product innovation introduced at the end of the last decade propelled the stock to trade as high as the $700's, as you probably know. However, after the release of the iPhone 5 in September of 2012, the stock slid more than $300 dollars, and has hovered around $430-$440 for much of the past few months. Apple more »

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