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Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Is Winter Coming?

by Paul Young - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 04/09/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Unlike in the TV series Game of Thrones, we do not know for sure if bad times are ahead for Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI). But by all indications, the business environment is getting stiffer for the company and it will have to work hard to maintain its profitability and to keep growing. Diverse...

Caesars Entertainment Corp (NASDAQ:CZR): Drowning in Debt

by Michael Allen - on Mar 31st 2014 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 03/31/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Caesars Entertainment Corp (NASDAQ:CZR) is trying mightily to get out from under the huge debt burden of $23 billion it finds itself in and that’s going to be pretty hard in the current weak economic climate for a business that is in the gambling, hotels and restaurants business. Taking on...

Why Did A Major Shareholder Sell A Third of Orbitz Worldwide Inc.’s (NYSE:OWW) Shares?

by Payal Gupta - on Aug 14th 2013 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 8/14/2013 (Basicsmedia) – As an online global travel company offering its services across all nations, Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:OWW) has been performing remarkably well in the stock market. The company operates three brand portfolios which include Orbitz, Cheap Tickets and the Away Network in the Americas, as well as...

Should Investors Really Get Excited about Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA)?

by Payal Gupta - on Aug 13th 2013 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 8/13/2013 (Basicsmedia) – It is not strange or uncommon to come across investors who get really excited about the financial results and general stock performance of any company and the same is not strange with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA). There has been a lot of activity going on around the company, and...

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – What Makes It Such A Stable Company?

by Payal Gupta - on Aug 12th 2013 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 8/12/2013 (Basicsmedia) – When talking about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), one image that the mind conjures immediately you hear this name is stability. The company has been in existence for such a long time, and here it is with us, in the 21st Century doing what it knows only too well how to do. Many companies in...

Spotify to Build Its Own ‘House of Cards’ (NFLX) – KO, GS

by Steven Campbell - on Mar 25th 2013 - No Comments

Milwaukee, WI 3/25/2013 (BasicsMedia) – Spotify, the on-demand music service, is planning a major change. According to two sources briefed on the company’s plans, Spotify intends to become an on-demand music and video service – one that would invest in original content and compete heads-on with Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX). Ultimately,...

The Feast of St. Patrick Brings Everyone Together with Wine, Food and Song (BUD, TAP)

by Cyrus Emen - on Mar 18th 2013 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 3/18/2013 (BasicsMedia) — Well, happy post0-St. Patrick’s Day to everyone and hopefully all got to enjoy a few green beers and good music this past weekend, because I sure did in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan about 100 miles north of my stomping grounds in Tomahawk, Wisconsin.   Props to the ownership...

Roster McCabe Rocks the Northwoods Live and Digitally

by Cyrus Emen - on Mar 15th 2013 - No Comments

Tomahawk, WI 3/15/2013 (BasicsMedia) — Last night, a friend and I went down to Wausau, Wisconsin to Malarkey’s Pub for a live look at one of our favorite bands Roster McCabe who put on a great show in a great venue. While talking to Alex Steele, the keyboardist and lead singer, I realized, somewhat, how tough the music industry...

Sony (SNE) Playstation 4 a Real Game Changer

by Cyrus Emen - on Feb 21st 2013 - No Comments

Twin Cities, MN 2/21/2013 (BasicsMedia) — Back when I was in college, we would always gather around the Sony (NYSE: SNE) playstation to play Twisted Metal and Tomb Raider until the wee hours of the morning. Last night, in an attempt to regain its past glory, Sony introduced its Playstation 4 to the world. No release date or price...

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is Telling Stories

by Aashish Natani - on Oct 9th 2012 - No Comments

Northern, WI  10/9/2012 (BasicsMedia) – Telling stories goes way back to before we ever had any form of modern day communications. The story telling I am talking about here with Facebook was just hit upon in the last year as a means of advertising. I don’t know about you but I prefer my story telling to be told while I am...