Why does HS now say he "has no business interests" in topics?

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  1. MilkyDischarge

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    Today in regards to sharing opinions on Brian Williams and Sonys Amy Pasquale, he prefaced with the disclaimer he has no business stakes in either outcome. He's done it a couple more times in recent weeks.
    Is he negotiating, covering his ass, or something else?
     
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    Probably something related to his stock portfolio...he must have gotten a warning from the SEC not to rag on or praise something without disclosing he's a shareholder.
     
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    Downside of cultivating a dwindling remaining audience of bored 50 year old stockbrokers.
     
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    Because he wants to make his biased opinions look unbiased.
     
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    He says he doesn't have any business interests in the topics because he has business interests in the topics.
     
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    Rebel rebel
     
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    his contract probably says he has to insure that everyone knows he is speaking for himself and not as a representative of his employer. its very important that it be especially clear that he is not the voice of sirius or liberty.
     
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    Because he is lying.
     
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    but you can tell he is lying because his lips are moving
     
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