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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Wed Jul 25, 2012, 03:38 PM

1. I was just thinking about that list

 

When has they ever been accurate?

I remember RiteAid from a few years ago. Macy's too - they all survived.

Here's a link to the 2011 list:

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2011/01/18/10-american-companies-that-will-disappear-in-2011/

Let's see.

Saab is gone now - true. Died December 19, 2011.

Office Depot is still around.
Dean Foods is still around
Frontier Airlines was spun off and sold again back to Denver stockholders - it still operates.
Sara Lee is still around - in fact, moved their HQ to Broomfield, Colorado and renamed Hillshire Brands
Borders shut down July 19, 2011
Gateway - Part of Acer - brand still exists
DollarThrifty - It's still up for sale - Hertz shows interest, but sounds like Dollar is still in business.
Answers.com - still alive
E*Trade - still alive


So two out of 10 is really a pisspoor predictor.

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