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 Is The Concern For Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)?

by Rahul Sharma - on Mar 21st 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 03/21/2014 (Basicsmedia) – After spending $130 billion to buy out the 45% stake of Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) in Verizon Wireless, Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) next needs to worry about domestic competition from smaller rivals such as T-Mobile US Inc (NYSE:TMUS). With this transaction, Verizon’s debt has...

FuelCell Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FCEL): Present Positive, Cloudy Future

by Rahul Sharma - on Mar 17th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 03/17/2014 (Basicsmedia) – FuelCell Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FCEL) is a manufacturer of environment-friendly fuel cell power plants. Its hydrogen-based on-site power generation technology is extremely clean and is likely to appeal to companies in states like California. But how far will the stock go and does the company have...

ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIS): A Bad Quarter But Enough Future Potential

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

Tomahawk, WI 03/06/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Though ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIS) disappointed investors with its quarterly results, the company still has enough potential to bounce back. In fact, its shares have already bounced back and were trading at $55.89 at the end of trading on March 5, 2014. The results: Though ISIS Pharmaceuticals,...

What Else Separates Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) From Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) – Of Late?

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

Tomahawk, WI 03/03/2014 (Basicsmedia) –  Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) are on each other’s neck to woo more users, especially among the teen and on mobile platform. Both companies have opportunities to attain such aspirations, but they are also dogged with various challenges. What Charts Say About Facebook...

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ): Facing Patent Expirations Head on

by Rahul Sharma - on Feb 24th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 2/24/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Patent expirations are a big headache for most of the big pharmaceutical giants including Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). They have grown accustomed to the market realities through patent protection that protected their markets and allowed them to charge rates at their own will. JNJ’s Patent...

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD): Bad Weather To Play Spoilsport?

by Rahul Sharma - on Feb 24th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 2/24/2014 (Basicsmedia) –  Bad weather has been blamed on the poor showing of many retail chains, will it also affect The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)’s fourth quarter results? The question will be answered when the company announces its fourth quarter results tomorrow. Harsh Weather Or Bad Economy? The Home Depot, Inc....

Southwest Airlines Co(NYSE:LUV) Spreading Its Wings, Reason For Its Investors To Cheer!

by Rahul Sharma - on Feb 19th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 02/19/2014 (BasicsMedia) – Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) has had a terrific start to the year 2014 with superb fourth quarter financial results, followed by Southwest’s declaration of quarterly dividend of $0.04 per share to its investors and it was topped by Southwest’s announcement of first international destinations...

Greenlight Capital Re Ltd (NASDAQ:GLRE) In Court To Identify The Person Who Leaked Its Micron Technology Stake

by Rahul Sharma - on Feb 18th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 02/18/2014 (BasicsMedia) – Greenlight Capital Re Ltd (NASDAQ:GLRE) has filed a case in court, to try and identify the person who leaked online its stake in Micron before they made the official announcement. Early disclosure according to Greenlight cost the investment firm money as other investment firms took advantage...

Vodafone Group PLC (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) In Talks To Purchase ONO

by Rahul Sharma - on Feb 18th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 02/18/2014 (BasicsMedia) – Vodafone Group PLC (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD) in a bid to expand its wings across Europe is looking into the option of acquiring Madrid broadband and entertainment provider ONO in a deal estimated to be around €7-€8 billon. It is being reported Vodafone is approaching ONO SA’s major shareholders...

Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:GALE) Under Investigation For Infringing Federal Securities Laws

by Rahul Sharma - on Feb 17th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 02/17/2014 (BasicsMedia) – Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:GALE) is under investigation over claims it might have violated federal securities laws with its trading activities in the market. The investigation is being carried out by Law Offices of forward G Smith on behalf of shareholders. The investigation will try to unravel...