|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2011
|Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract]|
Changes in the carrying amount of goodwill are as follows:
Intangible Assets Subject to Amortization
Amortization expense for intangible assets with finite useful lives was $333 million and $316 million for the nine month periods ended September 30, 2011 and 2010, respectively. Based on its amortizable intangible assets as of September 30, 2011, Liberty expects that amortization expense will be as follows for the next five years (amounts in millions):
The entire disclosure for all or part of the information related to intangible assets.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef