[Ads-l] "had their tails in the air"

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 24 19:39:49 EDT 2016


Read the following this morning:

"AT&T's weekend agreement to buy Time Warner. Discovery Communications
(NASDAQ:DISCA
<http://email.seekingalpha.com/symbol/DISCA/track?type=click&mailingid=20161024&messageid=wall_street_breakfast&databaseid=&serial=wall_street_breakfastO20161024O.0c0464b5cb459751265026591c108651.1477305794&emailid=749257&userid=749257&extra=&&&3000&&&http://seekingalpha.com/account/email_auth?auth_param=mrm9:1c0rpen:b0d3f77ed2c919754aad3e7da64b58c7&ref=%2Fsymbol%2FDISCA%3Fsource%3Demail_wsb%26ifp%3D0>),
Scripps Networks (NYSE:SNI
<http://email.seekingalpha.com/symbol/SNI/track?type=click&mailingid=20161024&messageid=wall_street_breakfast&databaseid=&serial=wall_street_breakfastO20161024O.0c0464b5cb459751265026591c108651.1477305794&emailid=749257&userid=749257&extra=&&&3000&&&http://seekingalpha.com/account/email_auth?auth_param=mrm9:1c0rpen:b0d3f77ed2c919754aad3e7da64b58c7&ref=%2Fsymbol%2FSNI%3Fsource%3Demail_wsb%26ifp%3D0>),
AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX
<http://email.seekingalpha.com/symbol/AMCX/track?type=click&mailingid=20161024&messageid=wall_street_breakfast&databaseid=&serial=wall_street_breakfastO20161024O.0c0464b5cb459751265026591c108651.1477305794&emailid=749257&userid=749257&extra=&&&3000&&&http://seekingalpha.com/account/email_auth?auth_param=mrm9:1c0rpen:b0d3f77ed2c919754aad3e7da64b58c7&ref=%2Fsymbol%2FAMCX%3Fsource%3Demail_wsb%26ifp%3D0>),
Lions Gate (NYSE:LGF
<http://email.seekingalpha.com/symbol/LGF/track?type=click&mailingid=20161024&messageid=wall_street_breakfast&databaseid=&serial=wall_street_breakfastO20161024O.0c0464b5cb459751265026591c108651.1477305794&emailid=749257&userid=749257&extra=&&&3000&&&http://seekingalpha.com/account/email_auth?auth_param=mrm9:1c0rpen:b0d3f77ed2c919754aad3e7da64b58c7&ref=%2Fsymbol%2FLGF%3Fsource%3Demail_wsb%26ifp%3D0>),
Viacom (VIA
<http://email.seekingalpha.com/symbol/VIA/track?type=click&mailingid=20161024&messageid=wall_street_breakfast&databaseid=&serial=wall_street_breakfastO20161024O.0c0464b5cb459751265026591c108651.1477305794&emailid=749257&userid=749257&extra=&&&3000&&&http://seekingalpha.com/account/email_auth?auth_param=mrm9:1c0rpen:b0d3f77ed2c919754aad3e7da64b58c7&ref=%2Fsymbol%2FVIA%3Fsource%3Demail_wsb%26ifp%3D0>
, VIAB
<http://email.seekingalpha.com/symbol/VIAB/track?type=click&mailingid=20161024&messageid=wall_street_breakfast&databaseid=&serial=wall_street_breakfastO20161024O.0c0464b5cb459751265026591c108651.1477305794&emailid=749257&userid=749257&extra=&&&3000&&&http://seekingalpha.com/account/email_auth?auth_param=mrm9:1c0rpen:b0d3f77ed2c919754aad3e7da64b58c7&ref=%2Fsymbol%2FVIAB%3Fsource%3Demail_wsb%26ifp%3D0>),
and CBS
<http://email.seekingalpha.com/symbol/CBS/track?type=click&mailingid=20161024&messageid=wall_street_breakfast&databaseid=&serial=wall_street_breakfastO20161024O.0c0464b5cb459751265026591c108651.1477305794&emailid=749257&userid=749257&extra=&&&3000&&&http://seekingalpha.com/account/email_auth?auth_param=mrm9:1c0rpen:b0d3f77ed2c919754aad3e7da64b58c7&ref=%2Fsymbol%2FCBS%3Fsource%3Demail_wsb%26ifp%3D0>
already
had their tails in the air on Friday afternoon as merger talk between AT&T
and Time Warner heated up."

I am not sure what "had their tails in the air" means in this context
--available? Looking for a partner?

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