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blogs complement the Economics Roundtable.
Jeff Matthews Is Not Making This Up
May 23, 2016, 1:14 pm, 1639022
In the world of Shake-Shack, everything is about â€śthe shack.â€ť Where most restaurants report â€śsame-store salesâ€ť and â€śstore-level operating marginsâ€ť and â€śstore economics,â€ť SHAK reports â€śsame-shackâ€ť sales and â€śshack-level operating marginsâ€ť and â€śshack-onomics.â€ť Itâ€™s a cute, quirky culture the ...
April 26, 2016, 11:14 pm, 1630223
Itâ€™s bad enough when analysts thank CEOs for letting them ask a question on an company earnings call, at least when they do it in a way that goes beyond a simple act of politeness and more towards a cringe-making act of fawning, which too many analysts have ...
April 18, 2016, 11:14 pm, 1627790
Mr. McCleery: You arenâ€™t one of those agitators, are you?Benjamin: What?Mr. McCleery: I hate â€™em. I wonâ€™t stand for it.â€”The Graduate
We here at NotMakingThisUp only write book reviews when we like the book. (If we donâ€™t like ...
January 20, 2016, 7:13 pm, 1600592
Well itâ€™s earnings season again. That means itâ€™s time for IBM to puke another quarter and hold an incomprehensibleâ€”literally, incomprehensibleâ€”earnings call during which it spins every ...
December 3, 2015, 7:13 pm, 1585937
2015 Editorâ€™s Note: We have not heard much new in the way of holiday music, ...
September 25, 2015, 3:13 pm, 1549291
In case you thought Berkshire Hathaway was involved in only one bad dealâ€”the $36 billion all-cash takeover of cyclical, airline-supplying Precision Castparts for 20-times what may (or may not) turn out to be peak-cycle earningsâ€”well, thereâ€™s ...
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