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E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) Break up Needed to Scale Business: Nelson Peltz

by Robert Miller - on Sep 18th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/18/2014 (Basicsmedia) – E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) remains a strong buy, according to CNBC’s Jim Cramer especially after activist investor, Nelson Peltz, agitated for changes in the company. Peltz remains optimistic that splitting the company could force the stock to climb from the current trading margins...

Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE)’s Hard Stance on Child Abuse and Doping

by Michael Allen - on Sep 18th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/18/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has ended it’s sponsorship of Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, over child abuse allegations according to Bloomberg‘s Carol Massar. In a statement, Nike reiterated it does not condone any form of child abuse or domestic violence thus the unprecedented...

FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) Increases Shipping Rates to be In line with United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS)

by Steven Campbell - on Sep 17th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/17/2014 (Basicsmedia) – FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) has announced plans to increase its shipping rates as of the start of next year, according to CNBC’s Dominic Chu. The increase in rates is expected to bolster the company’s earnings. The increase in rates by 4.9% is expected to affect goods being transported in...

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) the Epitome of Affordable Luxury Products

by Ryan Hurley - on Sep 16th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/16/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) is slowly turning out to be a dominant force in the retail business, at the back of selling products at heavily discounted prices. During an interview on CNBC, Citigroup retail analyst, Oliver Chen, emphasized that Costco is benefiting a great deal from...

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) Up in the Market on Possible Stakes Acquisition By Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

by Paul Young - on Sep 15th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/15/2014 (Basicsmedia) – eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) stock was surging on Friday after news surfaced about a possible stake acquisition by search engine giant Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG). CNBC’s Dan Nathan argues that a number of companies may be interested in purchasing stakes in eBay should there be an opening. eBay Inc....

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) and Coach Inc. (NYSE:COH) ‘Trash’ Target Stock: Fast Money Crew

by Jason Gonzalez - on Sep 15th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/15/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) and Coach Inc. (NYSE:COH) are some of the stocks that have been underperforming in the market according to the Fast Money crew on CNBC but with huge upside potential going forward. Target is coming out of a rough patch with its sales having been on a downward trend...

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to Use Twitch for its Advertising Campaign

by Brian Campbell - on Sep 15th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/15/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Twitch agreed to be acquired by Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on condition that it would be allowed to operate independently but with support from its parent company. During an interview on CNBC, Twitch CEO, Emmett Shear, said that focus has now shifted to ways that can be used to accelerate...

Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:BKW) Goes Black with ‘Kuro Burger’ in Japan

by Brian Campbell - on Sep 12th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/12/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:BKW) push to overturn stakes in the fast food space especially in international markets will see it offer its customers in Japan a ‘Kuro Burger’ according to CNBC’s Amanda Drury. Kuro Burger will only be available for a short time as the company tries to...

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...

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) Averts Possible Proxy Battle with Carl Icahn

by Cyrus Emen - on Sep 12th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 09/12/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) has reached an agreement to add three candidates into its management team, proposed by the company’s largest shareholder Carl Icahn according to CNBC’s Scott Wapner. The agreement averts any possible proxy battle that could have befallen the company from...