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The New York Times Company in 2015

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...
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Extrapolating Trends Is Exciting But Misleading

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (4 years ago)

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

Guest Post: Beware Of Extrapolating Trends

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge (4 years ago)

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds Beware Of Extrapolating Trends Extrapolating trends is exciting but misleading.Manias, bubbles and "momentum investing" all rely on observing a trend and extrapolating it into the fu... Read Post

Whole Foods Cut Its Prices. You’ll Never, Ever Guess What Happened Next.

Business & Finance : Slate - Business (5 hours ago)

For the second time in a row, it’s a good quarter for Whole Foods. The company said Wednesday that it did a record $4.7 billion in total sales in the first part of fiscal 2015 and that traffic to stores picked up. Sales at stores ... Read Post


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