Kevin Thompson

Kevin Thompson grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut, entered Yale at age 16, and earned his law degree from Duke University, where he served as editor-in-chief of the law review. After four years of entertainment law in Atlanta and New York, he abandoned his legal career to attend U.S.C.’s Peter Stark Producing Program. David broke out as a writer in 1999 with his teen comedy SLACKERS that ignited a bidding war for the script. The movie starred Devon Sawa, Jason Schwartzman, and model Jaime King and became an instant cult classic.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)’s Networking and Equipment Business Affected by Net Neutrality Uncertainty

by Kevin Thompson - on Nov 14th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 11/14/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Sluggish consumer spending on networking and equipment are some of the problems that Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) is grappling with at the moment, seen by a lower than expected profit outlook for the current quarter. During an interview on CNBC, MKM Partners senior analysts, Mike Genovese...

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Marks Third Consecutive Year of a Less than 5% Growth

by Kevin Thompson - on Sep 19th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/19/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Wall Street remained unimpressed according to CNBC’s Jon Frott after Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) provided a below-par guidance for the year. A shift into cloud-computing seems to be hurting the company’s margins seen by a slump in profit and sales for the first quarter. The announcement...

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Goes Super-Tech with Two ‘Jimmy’ Robots

by Kevin Thompson - on Sep 19th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/19/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is taking technology to another new level after unveiling two ‘Jimmy’ robot prototypes. During an interview on CNBC, Intel Futurist, Brian Johnson, stated that the two robots unveiled can be programmed to do whatever one wishes them to do. Intel Corporation...

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock could Drop to $80: CNBC’s Brian Kelly

by Kevin Thompson - on Sep 4th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/04/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) experienced its worst day in over seven months after its stock plummeted in Wednesday trading session by a high of 4.22%, closing the day at a low of $98.94. CNBC’s Karen Finerman argues that Apple stock remains prone to sentiment changes thus the reason behind yesterday’s...

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Increases Surveillance of its Supplies in China

by Kevin Thompson - on Sep 3rd 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/03/2014 (Basicsmedia) – McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has moved to refurnish its reputation after being hit with one of the biggest scandals in China in the recent past. Bloomberg reports that the giant fast food company has created a new post of ‘Food Safety Officer’ who will oversee the safety of...

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Unlikely to Be Successful with Second Bid for AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

by Kevin Thompson - on Aug 26th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/26/2014 (Basicsmedia) – AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) shares continue to surge in the market after news emerged that Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) may table another takeover bid with the three-month ban period that prevented the same under U.K. Laws coming to a close according to CNBC’s correspondent, Catherine Boyle. Pfizer...

InterMune Inc. (ITMN) Offered a too Good to Refuse Takeover Bid by Roche Holding AG (ROG)

by Kevin Thompson - on Aug 25th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/25/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Swiss giant pharmaceutical company Roche Holding AG (ROG) has reportedly tabled an $8.3 billion takeover bid for California-based InterMune Inc. (NASDAQ:ITMN) as one of the ways of expanding its respiratory drugs portfolio according to Deputy Editor EMEA, Surani Fernando, in an interview on CNBC. A...

Monster Beverage Corp (NASDAQ:MNST) Rated as a Strong ‘Buy’ by Jim Cramer

by Kevin Thompson - on Aug 19th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/19/2014 (Basicsmedia) – The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) decision to buy 16.7% stake in energy-drink giant, Monster Beverage Corp (NASDAQ:MNST), looks to have worked the magic, as the later surged by highs of 30% on Friday trading session. The surge in the market comes a month barely, after ‘Mad Money’ host,...

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) To Wait Longer For Alibaba IPO

by Kevin Thompson - on Aug 18th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/18/2014 (Basicsmedia) – The much awaited Alibaba IPO that was expected to take place on the 8th of August continues to wage anxiety among investors on Wall Street as the date has now been pushed to September 16, according to Bloomberg’s, David Ingles. Alibaba was supposed to announce its earnings on the 29th of this...

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Upgraded To A ‘Buy’ On Impressive Sales And F-150 Future Prospects

by Kevin Thompson - on Aug 14th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/14/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)’s impressive run in the auto industry seen by a 25% increase of sales in China looks to have caught the attention of, James Albertine, an analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, who in an interview on CNBC announced they had upgraded it from a ‘Hold’ to ‘Buy.’ Albertine...