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October US auto sales rise nearly 15 percent

...investors that Ford won't spend more on incentives than it did in October, but will simply shift the money around.Industry analysts worry that, as U.S. sales peak and eventually slow, automakers will fall into the trap they did a decade ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-03/october-us-auto-sales-rise
HP, a Silicon Valley icon, is ready for its break-up

...once had, now that they don't have the depth of portfolio they once had," predicted Rob Enderle, a longtime industry analyst. "It's not clear what HP is anymore."Each of the spin-offs will face significant challenges: Demand for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-30/hp-silicon-valley-icon-rea
Pfizer, Allergan in early talks to create pharmaceutical giant

...buyout of the year, more expensive even than Anheuser Busch InBev's $106 billion bid for SABMiller.And some industry analysts say the price tag for Allergan could be much higher.According to SanfordBernstein analyst Dr. Timothy Anderson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-29/pfizer-allergan-early-talk
Put down that tablet: Microsoft, Intel and PC makers have $70M to remind you PCs are awesome

...bought a new PC in at least four years ? a potential audience of about 400 million people, estimated technology industry analyst Patrick Moorhead.The PC push comes amid a 3½ year decline in sales that has been driven by a shift to smartphones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-18/put-down-tablet-microsoft-
New United CEO in hospital

...board since 2010 and was on the board of Continental Airlines since 2004.Henry Harteveldt, founder and travel industry analyst at Atmosphere Research Group, said he spent 15 minutes with Munoz on Tuesday during meetings at United's Chicago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-16/new-united-ceo-hospital
Microsoft cuts 7,800 jobs as phone sales flag from its Nokia purchase

...Research, in a note to investors."The new CEO has got to right the ship," agreed David Mitchell Smith, an industry analyst with the Gartner research firm. "They were heading in some directions that needed course correction, and he's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-08/microsoft-cuts-7800-jobs-p
Egg shortage cutting into restaurant profits, menu items

...price for a dozen Midwest large eggs had soared 120 percent from its mid-April, pre-bird flu price to $2.62, industry analyst group Urner Barry said.Prices began falling last week, but officials say it could take two years to return...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-21/egg-shortage-cutting-resta
On The Money: When new cars are unveiled, prices can fall on old models

...can sometimes push down the price of cars already on sale.Usually the immediate impact is small, according to industry analysts, but the deals can get a whole lot better once the new models hit the showrooms and the automakers try to clear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/money-when-new-cars-are-un
Measure would end Georgia tax break on jet fuel

...airline's headquarters is no easy feat, though companies sometimes threaten it during fights over expenses, said industry analyst Robert Mann, the president of R.W. Mann & Company. Fuel tax exemptions add some competitive edge, but commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/measure-would-end-georgia-tax
Tough week for social media stocks - no one is spared

...business segments, display advertising, is seeing some softness and investors took that as a sign to cut back. Some industry analysts urged patience, and noted that the professional networking service is showing strength in newer areas. It acquired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-31/tough-week-social-media-st