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    'You're unallocated!' Making sense of the corporate euphemisms used to mask bad news
    NZSE40 - Past 30 Days
     24 May 2019
    Kate pored over 78,000 conference call transcripts to learn about the language companies use to hide bad news. From "selective separation" to "commodity headwinds", she decodes the worst offenders.
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    The All NBA sides have been named - and with it the ability for some players to make a sackful of extra cash
    24 May: The All NBA sides have been named - and with it the ability for some players to make a sackful of extra cash... more
    Fonterra's bosses are wrestling with a major debt issue, as they look to shed more overseas interests
    24 May: Fonterra's bosses are wrestling with a major debt issue, as they look to shed more overseas interests... more
    A bumper run for farmers, but at a big cost to Fonterra
    24 May: A bumper run for farmers, but at a big cost to Fonterra... more
    Fonterra's got more decisions to make, over how to improve its balance sheet
    24 May: Fonterra's got more decisions to make, over how to improve its balance sheet... more
    Advanced technology is set to be used to tackle challenges in the horticultural industry
    23 May: Advanced technology is set to be used to tackle challenges in the horticultural industry... more
    Problem-solving in the horticultural industry is the aim of a new multi-million dollar regional research institute
    23 May: Problem-solving in the horticultural industry is the aim of a new multi-million dollar regional research institute... more
    Fonterra says it's working to get back in the black but it's taking time
    23 May: Fonterra says it's working to get back in the black but it's taking time... more
    The Wellington Chamber of Commerce has sounded a warning over a proposed business rates increase
    23 May: The Wellington Chamber of Commerce has sounded a warning over a proposed business rates increase... more
    Challenges in Fonterra's overseas investments are responsible for a drop in profits
    23 May: Challenges in Fonterra's overseas investments are responsible for a drop in profits... more

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