Rahul Sharma

Rahul has been in the media business for over twenty years both behind and in front of the mic and camera. Going to UW Stevens Point for communications, starting out in radio then moved into television with a regioal affiliate and finally embracing the web with BasicsMedia.com as a district manager and producer. He also runs his own small production house called Fin-Stocks Productions in Mumbai.

What Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Now Thinks About Doing Business In China

by Rahul Sharma - on Nov 10th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 11/10/2014 (Basicsmedia) – In an interview on CNBC, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)’s Chairman and CEO, Alex Gorsky, outlined their opportunities in China. The company is interested in expanding its operations in China, especially in meeting currently unmet medical needs. The CEO also touched tax inversion but downplayed...

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sinks as Pressure Mounts from Driverless cars

by Rahul Sharma - on Sep 16th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/16/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk sentiments that the company’s stock might be overpriced came to haunt the company on Monday as his sentiments were also’ echoed by an analyst at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). CNBC’s managing editor, Allen Wastler, attributes the skidding in...

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD)’s ‘McBrunch’ Push Will not Provide Solutions to Short Term concerns: Carol Roth

by Rahul Sharma - on Sep 12th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/12/2014 (Basicsmedia) – McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is in the process of trademarking the term ‘McBrunch’ as it seeks to up its game as competition heats up in the fast food business. CNBC’s contributor, Carol Roth, argues that the company is missing the point with its new product as it continues...

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) About To Break on the Upside after Consolidation

by Rahul Sharma - on Sep 8th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/08/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Wall Street has remained psyched up about Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s impressive run in the market for the better part of the year. A closer look at the company’s daily chart according to CNBC’s Carter Braxton Worth shows that the company has only been consolidating for the last six...

VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) Unveils New Products and Strategic Partnerships with Google and Docker

by Rahul Sharma - on Aug 27th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/27/2014 (Basicsmedia) – VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) CEO, Patrick Gelsinger, appearing in an interview on CNBC rubbished claims that the company had slashed its long-term outlook despite increasing total market address estimate at the back of new products being launched this year. Analysts were in agreement to the company’s...

Genesis of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)-Toyota Motor Corp (ADR) (NYSE:TM) Partnership Breakdown

by Rahul Sharma - on Aug 11th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/11/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Toyota Motor Corp (ADR)(NYSE:TM) and Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) struck a partnership agreement four years ago after a meeting between Elon Musk Tesla’s CEO and Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota. The partnership would later see Toyota agree to buy $50 million stake in Tesla as well as selling...

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) Withdraws $75 Billion Takeover Bid for Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX)

by Rahul Sharma - on Aug 6th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/06/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) has withdrawn its unsolicited $75 billion takeover bid For Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) after chairman and the CEO, Rupert Murdoch’s claimed Time Warner did not want to engage in comprehensive talks. Fox’s stock has declined by 11% since it tabled...

No Positive Vibes For Bank Of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)

by Rahul Sharma - on Jun 20th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 06/20/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Bank Of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) was not be up to snuff to prevail the dismissal of a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit the last month. The lawsuit was the one in which the bank was accused of hoodwinking its investors about the loans worth $850 billion regarding the residential mortgage-backed...

North American Palladium Ltd (USA) (NYSEMKT:PAL) Hopes To Bag Larger Palladium Reserves By The Year-End, Stocks Surge Amidst Supply Concerns

by Rahul Sharma - on Jun 3rd 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 06/03/2014 (Basicsmedia) – North American Palladium Ltd (USA) (NYSEMKT:PAL)’s stocks rallied up by 6.25% in May, dramatically soon after the Palladium’s prices surged up to a 33-month high, governed by extensive supply concerns. The metal faced unprecedented supply concerns across the South African markets. Moreover,...

Noble Corporation New Common Stock – Switzerland (NYSE:NE) Reported Lukewarm Growth in Q1-2014, CEO Acquires 10K Company Shares

by Rahul Sharma - on May 16th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 05/16/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Noble Corporation New Common Stock – Switzerland (NYSE:NE), an offshore contractor operating with its fleet comprising 77 mobile drilling units for oil and gas, has fared through thick and thin, plummeting low in trade operations over the past four quarters. About Earnings and Revenues Lately,...