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review Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business 103 read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Mark Robichaux characters Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business An inside look at a cable titan and his industry John Malone hailed as one of the great unsung heroes of our age by some and reviled by others as a ruthless robber baron is revealed as a bit of both in Cable Cowboy For than twenty five years Malone has dominated the cable television industry shaping the world of entertainment and communications first with his cable c. I first read about John Malone in Joel Greenblatt s legendary book You can be a stock market genius Later I read about his again in The Outsider s by William Thorndike Few things about him stood out He was all about cash flow while Wall Street concentrated on accounting earnings Secondly he used leverage exceedingly partially to reduce effective tax rate And he liked to acuire companies Some of the things Malone did are similar to what has done later on long term horizon cash flow focus etc Cable Cowboy explains his story in details Unfortunately for me the book was less about the techniues he used but about the ups and downs he faced It was still a good read and I would recommend it Getting Naked reviled by others as a Invisible Jim Crow ruthless The Vault Guide to the Case Interview robber baron is The Castle Diaries revealed as a bit of both in Cable Cowboy For than twenty five years Malone has dominated the cable television industry shaping the world of entertainment and communications first with his cable c. I first The Song of the Mockingbird read about John Malone in Joel Greenblatt s legendary book You can be a stock market genius Later I Sir Halmanac and the Crimson Star read about his again in The Outsider s by William Thorndike Few things about him stood out He was all about cash flow while Wall Street concentrated on accounting earnings Secondly he used leverage exceedingly partially to Souls in the Great Machine reduce effective tax Judge Dredd Chronicles #19 rate And he liked to acuire companies Some of the things Malone did are similar to what has done later on long term horizon cash flow focus etc Cable Cowboy explains his story in details Unfortunately for me the book was less about the techniues he used but about the ups and downs he faced It was still a good THE WALLPAPER CHASE read and I would SpongeBob Mix Match recommend it

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review Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business 103 read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Mark Robichaux characters Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business Ssuming copper strand started as a backwoods antenna service and became the digital nervous system of the US an evolution that gave US consumers the fastest route to the Internet Cable Cowboy reveals the forces that propelled this pioneer to such great heights and captures the immovable conviction and uicksilver mind that have defined John Malone throughout his caree. I really enjoyed this book but have to admit the financial transactions and details within were hard to follow John Malone s financial acumen was what I admired most about this book from creating a new metric EBITDA to his single focus on creating shareholder value through tax deferrals and tracking stocks it was amazing to read about this aspect of his life A few other threads I enjoyed were understanding where value is created in the cable industry always have alternatives with suppliers great story re Gates trying to be the cable box for the cable industry and cash flows versus earnings Here are the key takeaways I took from this book1 Despite its reputation as a risky play through 1997 TCI outperformed every other stock in the market A single share of TCI purchased at the low 1974 of 75 cents was worth 4184 by the end of 1997 a 5578 fold increase introduction ix2 Great summary on why the cable business model is genius page 143 How Malone developed intuition to see answers before his rivals did page 254 After tax cash earnings simply didn t count what counted was cable prodigious cash flow funding TCI s continual expansion page 45 One of the great parts of the books which explains why cash flows matter than earnings GREAT passage here 5 How the Ali Frazier fight transformed the economics of cable TV helped launch HBO page 526 When Malone s realized the power of programming and how TCI could own both the pipe and the water flowing through it page 597 A Cable franchise was essentially a legal right to a local monopoly operations had to answer to local government and win approval for rate increases page 628 Malone s strategy business thinking amazing process page 779 A paragraph that sums of the entire book Forget about earnings That s a priesthood of accounting profession he would preach What you re really after is appreciating assets You want to own as much of that asset as you can then you want to finance it as efficiently as possible And above all else make sure that the deals you do avoid as much in taxes as is legally possible And then some page 81 literally sums of the key points of the book here 10 Malone s thought on running a highly decentralized business page 8411 Malone s business philosophy explained page 10512 The creation of Liberty Media and the thoughts behind separating distributioncontent page 112 The favorable Liberty Media set up that Malone created from the spin but that few understood at the time13 Redstone sued Malone in 1993 in his opening words of his lawsuit Redstone summarized the key issues the American ConsumerCompetitors had with Malone largely his monopoly power over the entire cable industry supply chain page 13514 Thoughts on tracking stocks page 159 and page 24715 The cable industry s uniue position as the 1990s set out the internet could not exist without the fat pipes of the cable industry page 213 16 ATT has non owners of the business control vs good business economics page 265 great section on why founders run a business SO much better Overlords of Atlantis and the Great Pyramid route to the Internet Cable Cowboy Magic and Mayhem reveals the forces that propelled this pioneer to such great heights and captures the immovable conviction and uicksilver mind that have defined John Malone throughout his caree. I Good bye really enjoyed this book but have to admit the financial transactions and details within were hard to follow John Malone s financial acumen was what I admired most about this book from creating a new metric EBITDA to his single focus on creating shareholder value through tax deferrals and tracking stocks it was amazing to The Black Seminoles History of a Freedom Seeking People read about this aspect of his life A few other threads I enjoyed were understanding where value is created in the cable industry always have alternatives with suppliers great story Milk and CookiesA Frank Asch Bear Story A Parents Magazine Read Aloud Original re Gates trying to be the cable box for the cable industry and cash flows versus earnings Here are the key takeaways I took from this book1 Despite its Greek to Me Learning New Testament Greek Through Memory Visualization reputation as a Milk and CookiesA Frank Asch Bear Story A Parents Magazine Read Aloud Original risky play through 1997 TCI outperformed every other stock in the market A single share of TCI purchased at the low 1974 of 75 cents was worth 4184 by the end of 1997 a 5578 fold increase introduction ix2 Great summary on why the cable business model is genius page 143 How Malone developed intuition to see answers before his Airliners in Flight A Gallery of Air To Air Photography rivals did page 254 After tax cash earnings simply didn t count what counted was cable prodigious cash flow funding TCI s continual expansion page 45 One of the great parts of the books which explains why cash flows matter than earnings GREAT passage here 5 How the Ali Frazier fight transformed the economics of cable TV helped launch HBO page 526 When Malone s Anglo Saxon Paganism right to a local monopoly operations had to answer to local government and win approval for The Ghostly Lover rate increases page 628 Malone s strategy business thinking amazing process page 779 A paragraph that sums of the entire book Forget about earnings That s a priesthood of accounting profession he would preach What you Cuckold Diaper Slave re Lynyrd Skynyrd I'll Never Forget You really after is appreciating assets You want to own as much of that asset as you can then you want to finance it as efficiently as possible And above all else make sure that the deals you do avoid as much in taxes as is legally possible And then some page 81 literally sums of the key points of the book here 10 Malone s thought on Boys of Summer Volume 1 running a highly decentralized business page 8411 Malone s business philosophy explained page 10512 The creation of Liberty Media and the thoughts behind separating distributioncontent page 112 The favorable Liberty Media set up that Malone created from the spin but that few understood at the time13 Redstone sued Malone in 1993 in his opening words of his lawsuit Redstone summarized the key issues the American ConsumerCompetitors had with Malone largely his monopoly power over the entire cable industry supply chain page 13514 Thoughts on tracking stocks page 159 and page 24715 The cable industry s uniue position as the 1990s set out the internet could not exist without the fat pipes of the cable industry page 213 16 ATT has non owners of the business control vs good business economics page 265 great section on why founders Geeking Out on 11C run a business SO much better

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review Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business 103 read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Mark Robichaux characters Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business Ompany TCI and later with Liberty Media Written with Malone's unprecedented cooperation the engaging narrative brings this controversial capitalist and businessman to life Cable Cowboy is at once a penetrating portrait of Malone's complex persona and a captivating history of the cable TV industry Told in a lively style with exclusive details the book shows how an una. If I could give a 6 on 5What a wonderful book brilliant writing it s a story that flows well had great facts is deep and broad at the same timeCovers the evolution of the US cable industry from the 70s to the 2000s and what a journey it had beenMost people now would not know of this wonderful history of monopolies and cable cowboys riding the wave John Malone has been cited as an Outsider in William Thorndike s book and the Cable Cowboy goes deep into making the reader realise why he was so damned good It s not at all rosy there are dark and uestionable sides to the man tooHis relation with his family and with Magness are intriguing and his thirst for challenging authority has been chronicled so wellMy review doesnt do justice to the bookFor a capital allocator and promoter of shareholder wealth who turned 75 cents into arguably than 800 over 25 odd years may be 30 just pick up this book and read this amazing man s journey


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    Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business) [E–pub/Pdf] ¾ Mark Robichaux read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Mark Robichaux characters Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business If you don’t have any interest in balance sheets income statements hostile takeovers stock swaps share buybacks or tax strategies then you probably won’t like this book But if somewhere along the way you lost yourself down the ra

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    Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business) [E–pub/Pdf] ¾ Mark Robichaux Surprisingly interesting book I didn’t have a strong grasp on the history of the big cable companies They always just kind

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    Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business) [E–pub/Pdf] ¾ Mark Robichaux I first read about John Malone in Joel Greenblatt's legendary book You can be a stock market genius Later I read about his again in The Outsider's by William Thorndike Few things about him stood out He was all about cash flow while Wall Street concentrated on accounting earnings Secondly he used leverage exceedingly partially to reduce effective tax rate And he liked to acuire companies Some of the things Malone did are

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    characters Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Mark Robichaux Mark Robichaux Î 3 summary If I could give a 6 on 5What a wonderful book brilliant writing it's a story that flows well had great facts is deep and broad at the same timeCovers the evolution of the US cable industry from the 70s to the 2000s and what

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    Mark Robichaux Î 3 summary read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Mark Robichaux characters Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business My main complaint about the popular finance book The Outsiders Eight unconventional CEOs by Thorndike was that there wasn't enough detail about each individual person Well this book certainly checks the John Malone

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    Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business) [E–pub/Pdf] ¾ Mark Robichaux If you work in the media industry it's a must read it's a very interesting and insightful book

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    characters Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business) [E–pub/Pdf] ¾ Mark Robichaux Mark Robichaux Î 3 summary I really enjoyed this book but have to admit the financial transactions and details within were hard to follow John Malone's financi

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    characters Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business) [E–pub/Pdf] ¾ Mark Robichaux read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Mark Robichaux This tome seems to have a lot of good business lessons and I would say that is its strength rather than an interesting story line The first few chapters the story of Malone's childhood and experience at college were actually interesting Even the story of his first job and how he came to Tele Communications Inc

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    Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business) [E–pub/Pdf] ¾ Mark Robichaux read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Mark Robichaux characters Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business This is the story of John Malone nicknamed Darth Vader by Al Gore who took Liberty Media from a middling little cable operation in Denver to become one of the most important players in the cable television industry One of the most important takeaways from this book is the importance of focusing on both value creation the tech and capturing a non trivial fraction of the value you create the business model Malone will go down in history as

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    Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business) [E–pub/Pdf] ¾ Mark Robichaux It started out great The first uarter or so was very interesting telling how cable operators got started when TV was a new phenomenon sweeping the nation There was some picturesue description of how cities were connected to better TV recepti

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  • Paperback
  • 320
  • Cable Cowboy John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business
  • Mark Robichaux
  • English
  • 13 May 2020
  • 9780471706373