David Vandegrift
David Vandegrift

I am a recent college grad starting out what I hope to be a long and successful career in business. I am interested in learning more through intelligent discourse and fighting sensationalism and ignorance.

Jan. 30, 2013

BB 10 Release: RIM Stock Will Surge After New Phone is Unveiled

Good or bad, the official Wednesday unveiling of the BlackBerry 10 platform will prove to be a pivotal moment in the roller coaster history of Research in Motion.

Jan. 22, 2013

2013 Payroll Tax Increase Is a Blessing in Disguise For the Economy

Although Congress managed to "avert" the fiscal cliff crisis, Americans are still being stuck with a 2% payroll tax increase. However, this may not be as bad as it sounds.
Jan. 9, 2013

Auto Sales Skyrocketed in 2012: A Sign the Economy is Finally Recovering

Large gains in auto sales at the end of 2012 are expected to continue through 2013 and into 2014. This is great news for a recovering U.S. economy.
Jan. 2, 2013

Electric Cars Are Not the Solution to Climate Change

As the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt have driven the rise in popularity of electric cars and plug-in hybrids, it is becoming clear that green cars are not the answer to climate change.
Aug. 29, 2012

Obama Ups Fuel Efficiency to 54.5 mpg to Promote Energy Independence: This Could Backfire

Obama administration announces efficiency requirements of 54.5 mpg on new cars and light trucks by 2025, promoting energy independence, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and savings for Americans.