Seven stupid things you’ll read in the business section

Business news and company reporting is always good for a laugh, but here are some instances that had me reaching for the smelling salts. 1. “Earnings missed estimates"In business, it’s reality’s responsibility to live up to forecasts so you'll often read ‘the target missed the arrow’. 2. We practice sustainable miningYou’re also an oxymoron 3. It was a strong operating result, excluding non-recurring itemsThe finance equivalent of “But other than that, how was your trip to Hiroshima?” 4. “Many home buyers would rather take their chances with interest rates than throw money away on rent”Isn’t a mortgage just renting money...

Business news and company reporting is always good for a laugh, but here are some instances that had me reaching for the smelling salts.


1. “Earnings missed estimates"

In business, it’s reality’s responsibility to live up to forecasts so you'll often read ‘the target missed the arrow’.


2. We practice sustainable mining

You’re also an oxymoron

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