Quick Update: Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX); NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) And Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX)

Freeport-McMoRan-logoBoston, MA, 02/25/2014  (usastockreport) – Indonesia government confirmed that it will ease tax norms for mining companies which will build its smelters in the country. The decision comes following a long halt at the nation’s mining industry, which stood still post the recent tax and mining laws outlined by the government. This decision is seen as a victory for U.S. based mining leaders like Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX), which had stopped its copper concentrate exports there, citing the progressive taxation as a breach of their contracts. Later, the meeting between Freeport’s Indonesia Chief Executive RozikSutjipto and Industry Minister M.S. Hidayat led to a first breakthrough in the matter. Hidayat told that Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX) will resume its export and will developa smelter within three years, while Freeport’s Sutjipto confirmed the same.

One of the important beginning for NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) at the Mobile World Congress 2014 is its release of Tegra 4i, which is a baseband and applications processor. Both LG and Wiko confirmed yesterday that they are using Tegra 4i in their new G2 Mini and Wax Smartphones respectively. This could be seen as a solid step for NVIDIA to foray into a more mainstream market and to expand its addressable market, thereby, increasing the revenue opportunity. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)’s maiden LTE modem Tegra 4i falls in line with the expectation than it surely could grab more designs and distribution in time to come.

NBCUniversal (NBCU) partnered with Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) for a year over its new original video series, ’30 Seconds to Know’. The idea for this partnership if based on the similar thoughts of both the partners. According to NBCUniversal, its idea of presenting complex facts in a simplified and easy way to the audience matches up with Xerox’s concept of helping businesses to simplify the way people work. Under the partnership, Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) will exclusively sponsor the multiplaform program.

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