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It’s unlikely Uber has a long-term future

Uber is the largest loss-making startup in history, and while investors will climb aboard the IPO and return money to early investors, the stockmarket will eventually realise there is no identifiable path to Uber profitability.

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Dick Smith prospectus failed to disclose

If we glean anything from the demise of Dick Smith, it is that Australia’s disclosure requirements for prospectuses need serious improvement. The market is not properly informed during new share issues.

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Lessons from Peter Lynch and Dick Smith

Applying the strategy employed by investing legend, Peter Lynch, might have helped understand the demise of electronics retailer Dick Smith well before most equity analysts saw it in the numbers.

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