Author Archives: Douglas A. McIntyre

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New iPhone Production Volume Expected to Hit 100 Million

If new research is correct, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has high hopes for the next version of the iPhone, which has been dubbed by outsiders as the iPhone 8. Production ...
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Wal-Mart Tests Convenience Stores

As competition for its big-box business and its Sam's Club operation increases, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: WMT) has begun to look for other sources of revenue. One may be a ...
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Toys’R’Us Chops as Many as 15% of Corporate Workers

According to several media sources, Toys"R"Us has cut as much as 15% of its headquarter staff, which equates to roughly 250 people. It joins many large retailers that have been the ...
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Los Angeles Has World’s Worst Traffic Jams

Among 1,064 cities measured based on traffic congestion, Los Angeles ranks as the worst, according to a new study. The research covered 240 cities. Traffic measurements were taken in 38 ...
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Global Arms Trade Hits Highest Level Since Cold War

The global arms race is on again, based on a measure of arms trade over the past five years, compared to any similarly measured period since the Cold War. The ...
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Thousands On eBay Make Money On Trump

The Donald Trump search on eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) yields tens of thousand of items. The lists shows the extent to which the new president has created a new economy for ...
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New York To LA On Delta Flight Offers 168 Free Meals

Delta (NYSE: DAL) has gone back to the age when it offered free meals on long flights, for everyone. On a typical flight from JFK outside New York City to ...
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AT&T Tests Drones To Bolster Cell Reception

According to website BGR.com, AT&T (NYSE: T) may use flying drones to improve cell reception. AT&T calls the devices "flying COWs" of "cells on wings" The program may help the ...
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Will Tesla Become More Valuable Than Ford?

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) trades near an all-time high of $280. With earnings upcoming next week, strong results could make its shares surge again. Its market cap of nearly $44 billion ...
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AT&T Could Take Another Shot at T-Mobile Buyout

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) tried to buy T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) in 2011. Regulators balked and the $39 billion deal cratered. With a possible tie-up of Sprint Corp. (NYSE: ...
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4 Things That Could Knock Tesla From Its All-Time High

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares recently hit an all-time high of $287. The stock has run up sharply from its 52-week low of $168. The upcoming launch of its Model ...
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Could Rising Fuel Prices Crush Airline Stock Rally?

Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) likes airlines. His opinion has sent shares of companies in the industry higher. One thing on the horizon that could affect the ...
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Chinese 4G Users Hit 770 Million in 2016

The number of people who use connected 4G devices in China reached 770 million last year, well over two times the U.S. population. No wonder it has become a bloody ...
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Road Tests for Old People May Not Improve Safety

In theory, the reflexes and eyesight of elderly Americans affect their ability to drive safely. The same should hold true for the effects of cognitive decline. New data show that ...
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IBM Rometty’s Trump Connection Puts Some Revenue at Risk

The role of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty as an advisor to President Trump has caused deep concern among some of her employees. She may find out ...
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