This Party's a Big Downer

Sometimes the sheer levels of complexity can stun us and drive us crazy if we let it. Just take the span of a few minutes this morning. Given the internationalization and globalization of just about everything, today's report  from Unilever (UN), one of the three largest packaged goods companies (50% food, 50% personal care), stood out hugely important.

Things used to be so simple in this business. All we had to do was look at what's known at the model, what people were expecting on the top and bottom lines, compare them to the sales and earnings in the report and make a judgment of whether to buy or sell or trade the stocks....573 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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