Sirius XM Radio Expands Its Pink Floyd Channel and 2 More Heavily Traded Stocks to Follow
Sirius XM Radio, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Current price $3.63
On Wednesday, Sirius said that it will expand the reach of its channel featuring Pink Floyd. Starting in July, SiriusXM’s Deep Tracks channel will simulcast SiriusXM’s exclusive Pink Floyd Channel Monday through Friday from midnight to 1:00 a.m. Eastern Time, and for six hours on Sunday nights from 6:00 pm. Beyond that, SiriusXM’s Pink Floyd Channel, which was previously available only as part of SiriusXM Internet Radio, will now be available 24/7 via satellite as part of SiriusXM’s extended commercial-free music channel lineup. Starting Tuesday of next week, SiriusXM’s Pink Floyd Channel will be available to listeners via satellite on channel 311 on the SiriusXM Lynx and SiriusXM Edge radios, and also in select vehicles.
Nokia Corp. (NYSE:NOK): Current price $4.04
Nokia confirmed on Tuesday that Italian human resources company Gi Group “has chosen Nokia Lumia as its business smartphone, replacing BlackBerry” for its workforce of over 800 employees across 19 countries globally. Going forward, Gi Group employees will be equipped with Lumia 925s, 820s, and 620s, which are all able to “seamlessly operate with Gi Group’s Microsoft Outlook mail and Microsoft Office applications.” Gi Group HR Manager Barbara Cottini was quoted as pointing to the need to “connect with colleagues and access and edit Microsoft Office documents, wherever they happen to be,” as a crucial factor in choosing the Lumia over the BlackBerry.
SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD): Current price $5.17
SandRidge shares up almost 4 percent in late afternoon trade, after Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors Inc. mentioned the firm at an investment conference. Making his comments at the third annual Delivering Alpha conference in New York City, Cooperman said that if the Brazilian economy rebounds, it could be good for both SandRidge and Qualicorp. In addition, he said that his goals are to not lose money, beat the S&P, make between 7 and 8 percent in the market, and to decrease volatility.