Hot Stocks To Watch: Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL), AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)
Dallas, Texas, 09/17/2014 (ustrademedia) – Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) is all set to release its latest operating software update – iOS 8, on Wednesday. The update precedes the Friday arrival of its latest iPhone, the iPhone 6. IOS 8 highlight is the ‘continuity’ feature for gadget-to-PCs task continuity. The OS update will also see the release of HomeKit, which allows users to use their iPhone/iPad to control doors, thermostats, lights as well as security systems, via internet; similar to RF-based auto car locking systems. HealthKit, is a feature used for central data aggregation, for track activity or different fitness devices used, such as fitness bands and more.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), 99-Ceos Defer Immediate Job Additions, Investments
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) CEO Randall Stephenson, as chairperson of ‘Business Roundtable,’ released the findings of a quarterly survey, “CEOs continue to expect sales to rise in the next six months, but fewer of them expect to spend their added revenue on new employees or other big items.” The group consisting of 100 of the largest US companies and the survey revealed that only 39% of the CEOs were likely to add jobs, as against the previous quarterly survey of 44%. Stephenson added that, “United States are doing a lot of hiring in the area of data analytics, for instance, but they are very difficult positions to fill.”
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) New Brand Head Set To Revive ‘Cadillac’
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is talking of Big changes for its Cadillac luxury car segment. And the disruption is all set to happen, because Johan de Nysschen has just moved from Nissan Motor Co.’s Infiniti, to head Cadillac. Nysschen will “rebuild the onetime U.S. luxury car,” by rebranding the Cadillac as an exclusive, limited-availability premium brand. He hopes to achieve this by, “slashing inventories of unsold sedans, reducing the U.S. dealership count and expanding the portfolio with more utility vehicles.”