Author Archives: Douglas A. McIntyre

America’s Favorite Pizza Chain Is One Many People Have Never Heard Of

America's largest pizza chains have thousands of locations and billions of dollars of sales. The list includes Pizza Hut, Domino's, Little Caesars and Papa John's. But the chain with the ...
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Is Samsung’s Galaxy Fold Broken? Will That Undermine Sales?

Samsung recently released its Galaxy Fold, which is a great step forward in a smartphone industry that has been short on innovation recently. Some experts say that the phone has ...
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How Far Will Pinterest Fall After Its IPO?

Pinterest is about to go public. It has priced its shares at $19, which gives the company a value of $10 billion. That is a lot of money for a ...
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Year After Year, IBM and CEO Rometty Disappoint

Quarter after quarter, year after year, the International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) turnaround is promoted by the company and CEO Virginia Marie "Ginni" Rometty. Occasionally, revenue and income show ...
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Why Sprint Cannot Survive Collapse of T-Mobile Merger

The merger of Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) was supposed to conclude this summer, according to the management of the two companies. Each board had ...
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China Economy Expands at 6.4% as Strong Growth Holds

Many experts believed a trade war with the United States would dampen China's economic growth. They were wrong. It grew by 6.4% in the first quarter, a sign that the ...
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This Is America’s Favorite Coffee Brand

Walk through any large grocery store and the coffee aisle goes on forever. The same can be said as people walk down streets of major cities -- coffee shops everywhere, ...
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Nearly Half of Americans Say Their Taxes Are Too High, Lowest Level Since 1956

It is tax day, a day many Americans dread as they turn over their IRS paperwork, and sometimes a check, to the federal government. A new survey shows that 45% ...
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A Rare Tornado Watch in Manhattan Today

At 1:05 a.m., the National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch for Manhattan as lightning brightened normally dark skies, which are usually illuminated by the city's lights. The watch was ...
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Meet Tiger Woods Sponsors

Tiger Woods, the former 14-time major champion, is now a 15-time one, having won the Masters for the fifth time. Plagued by scandal and a body that seems to deteriorate ...
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Chevy Offers Over $9,000 Discount to Sell a Big Pickup

The Chevy Silverado, the second best-selling vehicle in America, is on sale. The General Motors division has a model that it has discounted $9,515. The pickup category is ruthlessly competitive. ...
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Your Airline Seat Is Going to Get Tinier

Among the most frequent complaints about air travel is that seats get smaller and so does the distance between seats. That is about to get worse, at least on many ...
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Can Smiling Make People Happier?

When people get happy, they often smile. New research shows that when people smile, on the other hand, they get happy. Researchers at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville reviewed ...
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Amazon Shares Crush Walmart This Year

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) seemed in the midst of proving to Wall Street that it has made progress against e-commerce juggernaut Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) as it announced earnings for ...
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These Are the Places Americans Will Vacation in This Summer

About two-thirds of the people who travel for leisure will take a summer trip this year. Many of that 64%, according to the AAA, will leave the United States altogether. ...
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