Kenneth Hall

Kenneth Hall 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 local NBC Affiliate and finally embracing the web with PrepsontheNet.com as a district manager and producer. He also runs his own small production house called Tiny-haus Productions in Wisconsin’s great northwoods “where men are men and Whitetail deer are afraid”.

Former NSA Insider Claims Blackberry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) Failed Because Of Its Secure Products

by Kenneth Hall - on Nov 7th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 11/06/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Blackberry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) fell from glory in the smartphone space and is only currently trying to retrace its roots. However, the company has itself to blame according to a former top lawyer with the National Security Agency (NSA). Stewart Baker claimed that the drop in sales at BlackBerry...

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE)’s Biggest Threat On The Gaming Scenery Not Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

by Kenneth Hall - on Oct 15th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 10/15/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) is set to focus more on the gaming business with the unveiling of Play station TV as one of the ways of offsetting a decline of its smartphone business. Wedbush senior analyst Michael Pachter believes Sony could enjoy breakthrough in the gaming industry unlike the smartphone...

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) May Merge with AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) For Tax Bill Savings

by Kenneth Hall - on Oct 3rd 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 10/03/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Ailing search engine giant Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) could enjoy a new lease of life should it pay attention to Activist investor Starboard Value’s advice and merge with AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL). CNBC’s Digital Senior Writer John Jannarone believes that such a merger would be beneficial for the...

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) To Gain On Tax Benefits With Remaining 16% Stake In Alibaba

by Kenneth Hall - on Sep 19th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/19/2014 (Basicsmedia) – The frenzy behind Alibaba IPO has been of great benefit to Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), which has enjoyed an impressive run in the market although the momentum has started showing signs of cooling down. During an interview on CNBC, Ironfire Capital Founder and managing partner, Eric Jackson, reiterated...

RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH) in Need of Third Party Financing to Avoid Bankruptcy

by Kenneth Hall - on Sep 15th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/15/2014 (Basicsmedia) – RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH) has for some time been trading on the red line having reported increased losses in the recent quarter earnings. During an interview on CNBC, SierraConsteallation Partners Founder and CEO, Larry Perkins, reiterated that there is still some value in Radio Shack...

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OREX) Stock Sinks Despite FDA Approval for Obesity Pill

by Kenneth Hall - on Sep 12th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/12/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OREX) stock sunk in Thursday trading session by highs of 10.51%, despite the company gaining approval for Contrave, a weight-loss contraceptive pill. The drop according to CNBC’s Meg Tirrell could in some way be attributed to the company announcing it was...

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s Stock: The Good and the Bad

by Kenneth Hall - on Sep 11th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/11/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has had its fair amount of Up’s and down’s in the market according to CNBC’s Jon Najarian and Dan Nathan, who maintain long  and short positions on the stock respectively. It awaits to be’ seen the impact that Alibaba will have on the general online...

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:GTAT) Overvalued Heading into iPhone 6 Release

by Kenneth Hall - on Aug 29th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/29/2014 (Basicsmedia) – GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:GTAT)‘s stock tumbled on Thursday trading session by 4.79% after the company was downgraded’ by Raymond James analyst, Pavel Molchanov. The downgrade comes amidst the stock being 110% up in the market this year, according to CNBC’s Melissa Lee. Molchanov...

GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) Capturing the World with New Products

by Kenneth Hall - on Aug 28th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/28/2014 (Basicsmedia) – GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) is already in the holiday season mode with a line of products it hopes will accelerate growth according to Dougherty & Co Senior Research analyst Charlie Anderson in an interview on CNBC.  Having visited a number of stores in San Francisco, Anderson was quick to point...

Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK) Growing at the Back of Major Acquisitions

by Kenneth Hall - on Aug 26th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 08/26/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK) has maintained a consistent upward trend in the pharmaceutical space according to CNBC’s, Jim Cramer, since going public, as a result of a number of acquisitions that have allowed it to focus on laser-like growth after being spun-off from the parent company, Covidien...