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Is Green Acres the Place to Be?

by Paul Rados - on Oct 5th 2012 - No Comments

Northern,WI  10/5/2012 (BasicsMedia) – Black Gold, and Mother Earth, these buzz words are related to each other not only in the oil industry but in a new way of thinking the has seen food prices and land prices at all time highs. The World population continues to rise “some 80 million are born each year” which is making food and...

Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) Takes Another Hit to the Body

Yum Brands (NYSE:YUM) vs Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) the Battle South of the Border

by Aashish Natani - on Oct 5th 2012 - No Comments

Northern, WI  10/4/12 (BasicsMedia) – Everybody loves mexican food. Up here in the Northwoods we don’t have that many places that serve mexican fare and the ones that do are really Americanized Mexican food. The really good places are all well south of here but we do have Taco Bell. I know that hardly qualifies as the real...

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) LinkedIn (NASDAQ:LNKD) the Same but Different

by Aashish Natani - on Oct 4th 2012 - No Comments

Northern, WI  10/4/2012 (BasicsMedia) – So the battle lines are shaping up even though the two entities have vast differences with what they offer and how they are used by the everyday person. LinkedIn (NASDAQ:LNKD) just unveiled a brand new look for all of their company pages. They did have a short beta a test period to work out...

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Making a Lean Mean Fighting Machine

by Kevin Thompson - on Oct 4th 2012 - No Comments

Northern, WI  10/4/2012 (BasicsMedia) – Last year Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) bought up Motorola for $12.5 billion. The reasoning behind the purchase was Google wanted to improve its patent portfolio as it faces off with Apple (NASDAQ:APPL) and Samsung Electronics in an intellectual property war of smart phones that has erupted between...

CollabRx (NASDAQ:CLRX) is up 83%

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Food for a Cold Hard Winter

by Paul Rados - on Oct 4th 2012 - No Comments

Northern, WI  10/4/2012 (BasicsMedia) – It has been a long hot summer and the lack of precipitation has cause massive crop damage across the middle of our country.  The drought of 2012 will leave a lasting impression right in a place where none of us want or need it, our wallets. The lack of rain causes farmers to use more fuel,...

Pandora (NYSE:P) A Horse of a Different Color is Still a Horse

by Kenneth Hall - on Oct 4th 2012 - No Comments

Northern, WI  10/4/2012 (BasicsMedia) – How do you listen to music and the radio? Do you have several thousand songs in your iTunes, listen to Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI) radio? Maybe you like the old format and feel of commercial radio that has been around for years. The comforting feel of that voice you let inside your head every...

Biolase Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL) gets FDA Clearance

by Robert Miller - on Oct 3rd 2012 - No Comments

Northern, WI  10/3/2012 (BasicsMedia) – How many people like going to the dentist, raise your hands. That’s what I thought. I can’t think of any place I would rather not be than sitting in that chair, kicked back with a good looking assistant on the left and a man with hand drill on the right. What a little shop of...

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MFST) To Track or Not to Track?

by Aashish Natani - on Oct 3rd 2012 - No Comments

Northern, WI  10/3/2012 (BasicsMedia) – The man and I rarely get along. Who is the Man you might ask? Well it is a complicated question as there are many forms and entities that I see as the Man. Another way of putting what I am about to say is, big brother is watching. The man or big brother is anyone who keeps tabs on us as we...