Author Archives: Douglas A. McIntyre

6 Most Important Things In Business Today

Household debt has risen around the world. According to The Wall Street Journal: A decade after the global financial crisis, household debts are considered by many to be a problem ...
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GM Sold Only 1,177 Bolt EV Models In January

GM's (NYSE: GM) Chevy Bold EV is supposed to be the Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) Model 3 killer. However, GM only sold 1,177 Bolt models in January, up from 1,162 in ...
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Why Does Amazon Discount Echo Dot To $39

Among the most visibly promoted products at Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), the Echo Dot is on sale for $39.99, down $10 for its normal price. It is, based on a percentage, ...
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Chevy Tries to Boost Silverado Pickup Sales With $9000 in Incentives

The Chevy Silverado is the second best-selling vehicle in America. It cemented that position with sales of 40,716 in January, up 14.5% year over year. Nevertheless, in the ultra-competitive field of ...
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Black Panther Brings in $25 Million Thursday, Aims at $200 Million Weekend

The Presidents Day weekend is often where studios place movies they believe will shine. "Black Panther" from Walt Disney Co.'s (NYSE: DIS) Marvel Studios is no exception. The Marvel character–based ...
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A New Forecast That Cars Are Going Away

With the dawn of the self-driving cars and ride-sharing services, many experts have said that sales of traditional sedans, coupes, crossovers, sport utility vehicles and pickups will plunge. This would ...
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Shares of Parent of Smith & Wesson Assault Rifle Maker Crash

The stock of the parent company of rifle maker Smith & Wesson has collapsed over the past year. American Outdoor Brands Corp. (NASDAQ: AOBC) gun division made the semi-automatic AR-15 ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Bitcoin has moved back above $10,000. According to The Wall Street Journal: Bitcoin prices climbed back above $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after a sharp rally Thursday. ...
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Amazon on Its Way to Becoming Second Most Valuable Company

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has passed Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) to become the third most valuable publicly traded U.S. company. It has pulled close to passing Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) ...
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Why Buffett Quit IBM and CEO Rometty

Warren Buffett's bet on International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), which he has almost completely abandoned, was based on his belief that its chief executive officer, Ginni Rometty, could turn ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Warren Buffett increased his stake in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and sold almost all of his International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) shares last quarter, according to a government filing ...
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Fiat, Chrysler Fall at Bottom of New JD Power Dependability Study

J.D. Power has released its 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) brands Fiat and Chrysler took two of the bottom three spots, joined by niche ...
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New CEO Will Struggle at Chipotle

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) has hired a well-regarded executive from Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) to be its new chief executive officer. He has run the Taco Bell ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) chose an executive from Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) as its new CEO as the restaurant chain struggles to regain customers. According to The ...
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Barnes & Noble Plans to Fire Staff, Maintain Customer Service at Same Time

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) had bad news for some of its workers, good news for investors and uncertain news for customers. They dying book retailer will cut its ...
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