Amazon: Expectations

I take the expectations of Bezos, Deutsche Bank, and readers, and explore whether they are real or unreal, consistent or inconsistent, and provide the numbers to back up my conclusions.

My recent article, “Amazon.com: Danger In Numbers”, drew a number of comments, which I can only respond to in a m …
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Ex-teacher Mary Kay Letourneau separates from former student years after sex scandal

Mary Kay Letourneau, right, and Vili Fualaau at their home in the Puget Sound area of Seattle in 2005. (Entertainment Tonight/Insider via AP)

Back in 1996, Mary Kay Letourneau, 34, was a married mother of four who taught at a Seattle elementary school. Vili Fualaau was a 12-year-old sixth grade s …
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‘Covfefe’ Kerfuffle: Trump’s Typo Sparks A Search For Meaning, And Humor

‘Covfefe’ Kerfuffle: Trump’s Typo Sparks A Search For Meaning, And Humor

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What do you do about a problem like “covfefe”? That word from President Trump’s late-night tweet set Twitter ablaze overn …
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Zaha Hadid’s New York buildings: checking in on the architect’s in-progress projects

On this day in 2004, trailblazing architect Zaha Hadid made history when she became the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize, architecture’s most prestigious award. And though the pioneering starchitect tragically died last spring, her legacy lives on in her many contributions—both realized and not …
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WATCH: French Tennis Player Maxime Hamou Kicked Out of Tournament for Forcibly Kissing Reporter

A French tennis player has been removed from Paris’ Roland Garros tournament after he aggressively kissed and fondled a journalist during a live interview.

Maxime Hamou, currently ranked 282nd in world standings, was banished by officials following a post-match interview where he aggressively pulle …
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