Rick Newman


March 2008


XM and Sirius, Spared From Extinction

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Do government regulators jam to E Street Radio? Or crank up Liquid Metal? Or snicker at Howard Stern?

Maybe so. It took the Justice Department a year to officially ascertain what many consumers already know, but its ruling on satellite radio is evidence of a pretty hip attitude toward music and ...

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radio
mergers

The Repercussions of $4 Gas

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Now that oil prices have crested another heady threshold—settling above $100 per barrel, for the time being—it's time for motorists to start contemplating another once-implausible scenario: pump prices of $4 per gallon.

Just a few years ago, auto-industry futurists thought that $3 gas would be a ...

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gas prices
consumers

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