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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #30 on: October 31, 2018, 02:06:08 PM »
All GE wants to do is make jet engines and nuclear power plants.  They dumped their small appliance division decades ago. Then they dumped their large appliance division and pretty much everything else.

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #31 on: October 31, 2018, 02:41:33 PM »
They have (had??) an insurance division. I've read that it was a huge, money-sucking pit for GE.  I'm guessing that the future for nuclear is the same.  Jets have a while left on the market, but one design flaw (ask Rolls Royce about cracked rotors) can wipe a billion off the sales sheet while adding a couple hundred million to costs.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/business/engine-on-southwest-jet-not-the-only-one-to-develop-cracks.html 

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #32 on: November 21, 2018, 01:25:16 AM »

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #33 on: November 26, 2018, 08:25:31 PM »
GM to lay off 15 percent of salaried workers, halt production at five plants in U.S. and Canada

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2018/11/26/gm-lay-off-percent-salaried-workers-halt-production-five-plants-us-canada/

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #34 on: November 26, 2018, 10:01:11 PM »
Planning car production is a complicated business.  Right now Americans are buying muscle cars, SUVs and pickup trucks.  We all know that a recession is around the corner, when that happens people are going to be abandoning those gas guzzlers like they did during the last one.  GM & Ford are going to have to weather the storm, but they're not going to have any domestic offerings to compete with the Japanese imports.  I guess they figure that they'll import their international offerings.

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #35 on: December 01, 2018, 04:42:42 PM »
Ford have some cracking options over here.

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #36 on: December 04, 2018, 02:26:21 PM »

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #37 on: December 09, 2018, 03:10:41 AM »
The US Auto Industry is about to Implode - Michael Alkin, [Video] Published on Jan 31, 2018

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #38 on: December 17, 2018, 04:05:01 PM »
Laura Ashley to close 40 stores, putting hundreds of jobs at risk | Business | The Guardian

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #39 on: December 17, 2018, 05:15:13 PM »
Has anyone besides me noted a connection between rude sales staff and company "difficulties"?

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Re: What bankruptcy looks like in Google Trends
« Reply #40 on: December 17, 2018, 05:30:39 PM »
Yeah, someone (I think it was Ergo) talked about how he had to deal with Sears customer service recently and how terrible the experience was.