Buffett, Dimon urge end to quarterly profit forecasts | AP business
Buffett, Dimon urge end to quarterly profit forecasts | AP business
Bad Advice Quarterly guidance has resulted in bigger earnings surprises since 2016 Source Bloomberg
10 June, 2018, 07:13
The two men are among the financial industry's most powerful leaders.
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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon voiced concerns that the financial markets' focus on short-term goals is hurting the economy and urged companies to move away from providing quarterly earnings guidance, according to the Wall Street Journal. They plan to name the venture's first CEO publicly within two weeks.
Dimon, in a joint interview with Buffett to CNBC, claimed that executives are often under pressure to make quarterly predictions, but the practice "can often put a company in a position where management from the CEO down feels obligated to deliver earnings and therefore may do things that they wouldn't otherwise have done", report said.
Dimon is the chairman of the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of America's leading companies working to promote a thriving USA economy. They have said the practice of telling Wall Street what to expect from earnings can distort management's priorities. "Their ego gets involved".
Dimon said CEOs can influence their quarterly results by not opening branch offices, cutting research and development spending, reducing their marketing and other decisions that could hurt future earnings.
Back in September, Dimon said bitcoin "wasn't going to work" and called it a "fraud" at an investor conference. Stock prices can go up or down based on whether a company exceeds or falls short of the prediction it has made three months earlier, often increasing the amount of trading in the company's stock.
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