Author Archives: Douglas A. McIntyre

SpaceX Can Deploy Over 7,000 Broadband Satellites

Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deploy over 7,000 satellites that can provide broadband across much of the world. The 16-year-old ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) said its transaction to buy Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) may be finished in a few months. According to Reuters: T-Mobile US Inc could close its ...
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9 Reasons America Will Have a Recession in 2019

The last recession was nearly a decade ago and seems light years away based on the current economy. Consumer confidence is at an 18-year high. The October unemployment rate of ...
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World Business Leaders Say Auto Tariffs Are Their Major Concern

The Organization for International Investment has released its survey of chief financial officers (CFOs) of huge multinational companies. At the top of their list of concerns was tariffs on automobiles. ...
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Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the Year Is ‘Toxic’

Once a year, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) releases its "Word of The Year." This year the word is "toxic," which the dictionary defines as "poisonous." This word choice matters ...
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China has responded to American trade demands. According to Reuters: China has delivered a written response to U.S. demands for wide-ranging trade reforms, three U.S. government sources said on Wednesday, ...
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Why This NVIDIA Partnership Is a Big Deal

By Harsh Chauhan of the Motley Fool NVIDIA's (NASDAQ:NVDA) change of strategy in self-driving car technology is showing signs of paying off, which is why the chipmaker's latest partnership in this space isn't ...
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German Economy Shrinks, Raising Recession Worry

Germany has the largest economy in Europe and is often considered the GDP engine of the continent. That role has been positive for the region for years. Now, its gross ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) is being investigated about some of its IPO claims. According to Reuters: The U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission have subpoenaed Snap Inc for ...
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US Strategic Petroleum Reserve’s 700 Million Barrels Is Huge Safety Net

As Saudi Arabia plans to cut oil production by as much as 500,000 barrels a day and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) threatens to cut as well, the ...
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More Than 48,000 Homes at Risk Due to California Fires

The Camp and Woolsey fires have killed at least 42 people, which make them the deadliest fires in the history of California. They have spread so extensively that over 48,000 ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today: Amazon Picks NYC and Virginia

According to the Washington Post, Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) second headquarters will be split between Crystal City Virginia and New York City. The Washington Post reports: Amazon will open major ...
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55 Retailers Announce Black Friday Hours

There have been spotty releases about hours when retailers plan to open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday as they jockey to fulfill demand in a troubled retail market. Some retailers ...
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Saudi Arabia to Cut Production, Likely Ending Drop in Oil Prices

The unprecedented drop in oil prices may be over. A bear market dropped the price of crude from $76 to $60 in one month. Much of the cause was an ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today: OPEC Output Cut

Democrats in Congress will examine Trump's pressure on Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T). According to Reuters: When Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan ...
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