Individual Company Risk

Lessons From the Oracle Plunge

What a day Oracle (ORCL) had Wednesday. Here was a seemingly bullet-proof company, with a great CEO (unless you ask his competitors), continuously growing internally and with insatiable appetite for acquiring competitors — and the stock was hammered on a wide earnings miss. Before this occurred, Oracle probably appeared to be an airtight investment. After all, what else could an investor want in a stock? In my opinion, however — …

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