Will The New York Times Company survive as a stand-alone firm past 2015? That's unknowable, of course. A lot can happen between now and then. But extrapolating from current trends can give us an idea of where things are going. That's what Ironfire Capital's Eric Jackson does for Forbes, arguing that trendlines suggest that the "basket-case" of a company...
Extrapolating trends is exciting but misleading. Manias, bubbles and "momentum investing" all rely on observing a trend and extrapolating it into the future. This is how we get "housing never goes down" and other trends which eventu... Read Post
Picture yourself being "that standing desk guy" not just at the office, but at a coffee shop, library, and wherever else you happen to be. There are a lot of standing desks on the market these days. But most of them are pretty stati... Read Post
You probably didn’t know it but some companies think – actually they’re positive – that social media was developed just to give them a fast track to sales … lots of sales. They even like the idea of social engagement because they fe... Read Post