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In decades past businesses were seen as short-sighted for taking
steps that would help in the immediate year but harm the
in later years. For example laying off a research and development
division. Stockholders would frequently demand such measures as
they didn't intend to hold the
stock next year anyway. This trend
continued with now quarterly reporting, with stockholders not
what happens next quarter as long as the company is profitable in
the short term.
The pace of business is increasing and
challenges and opportunities are showing themselves and
disappearing faster than ever. To create strategy on a quarterly
basis is no longer short-sighted. To opportunistic individuals this
much to be desired: faster, more effective exploitation is
give you: daily reporting! It will no longer suffice to maximize
shareholder profit on a quarterly basis. What has your company
TODAY? Only by ensuring a steady return on a day-to-day basis will
be possible to keep stock prices at a peak. This new information
give investors a badly needed peak into the fortunes capitalism
The difference between diplomacy and politics
Last quote on the page. [8th of 7, Dec 29 2014]
||So, this Idea is not really about a stock report (every
newspaper already has that, daily), but is actually about a
business-performance report. Okay....
||(voice) Sorry we had to lay you off of your R&D job.
Hope you get a new job soon with good pay and benefits. And we'll gladly buy back your company stock at a slight discount. Just see Margie weekdays.
||"Strategic" = "later this afternoon" ...