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Greenberg: Best Buy 'Hopes' for Hot Products

08/27/14 - 11:44 AM EDT

That is not a good business model.

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Greenberg: Why Best Buy, on the Margin, Can't Win

08/26/14 - 11:48 AM EDT

Its price-matching program shows that it is already selling items about as low as it can.

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How Tesla Stretches Earnings Quality

08/19/14 - 09:12 AM EDT

At some point it won't be just the cars that matter.

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Greenberg: Getting Restaurant IPO Indignation

08/14/14 - 02:37 PM EDT

Noodles & Co., Potbelly and Papa Murphy's were all well-established before going public and so far, all three are causing investors to grab the Tums.

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Greenberg: Why Michael Kors Should Stop Giving Guidance

08/05/14 - 07:23 AM EDT

If Michael Kors is focused on the longterm, not on quarter-to-quarter returns for investors, then it needs to stop giving quarterly guidance.

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Greenberg: Best Part About the Twitter Quarter

07/30/14 - 09:41 AM EDT

Twitter showed its willing to talk about its non-active users, the lurkers rather than the tweeters, and how to get everyone involved.

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Greenberg: Is Today's Market Really Different from 1999?

07/29/14 - 04:29 PM EDT

A lot of things are the same, but don't try to predict when the bubble might burst

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Greenberg: An Inflection Point for Herbalife?

07/29/14 - 08:06 AM EDT

Herbalife surprised investors not with lower-than-expected profit but with revenue, an ominous sign of a slowing growing.

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Greenberg: Ackman and Herbalife -- The Day After

07/23/14 - 09:45 AM EDT

Bill Ackman's presentation failed to impress investors, but it probably should have, as Ackman raised several important points.

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Greenberg: Ackman's 'Anticappointment'

07/22/14 - 06:53 PM EDT

If the 25% rise in Herbalife's stock proves nothing else, it's that the market hates 'anticappointment,' as one friend puts it, referring to Ackman's highly promoted multi-hour presentation.

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Herb Greenberg is the editor of Herb Greenberg's Reality Check, a subscription newsletter designed to help investors better manage risk.

Greenberg has been a financial journalist for more than 30 years, working most recently as a senior stocks commentator on CNBC's business day programming and on CNBC.com. He was also co-president of Greenberg Meritz Research & Analytics. He is a former weekend investor columnist for The Wall Street Journal and a former senior columnist for MarketWatch.

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Prior to joining MarketWatch, Greenberg was senior columnist forTheStreet. He previously spent 10 years as the "Business Insider" columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and nearly seven years asFortune magazine's monthly "Against the Grain" columnist. Before that, he was the New York financial correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and a financial reporter in its Chicago newsroom. Greenberg has held various positions at other media outlets including Crain's Chicago Business and the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

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