The stock market has shorted HP stock in response to HP CEO Leo Apotheker’s decision to divest the tablet business to invest to achieve good positions in great industries. Such myopic behavior indicates that the stock market is focused at short term results even when they come at the expense of long term benefits
. While HP could have made some money in the tablet market in the short term, it has no strategic advantage in the tablet space
and refocusing and investing
the management focus on industries where HP does have a strategic advantage will provide enduring profits in the long term.
Green is the color - go green
Green is the conclusion.
In the argument given, the two boldfaced portions play which of the following roles?
A. The first is a position that the argument as a whole seeks to defend whereas the second is a position that is contested in the argument.
Yes First is a belief/position/hypothesis/thesis .However, second is not a position ,it is a Fact/Data point/Evidence which is undisputed
B. The first states the conclusion of the argument as a whole
; the second states an intermediate conclusion that is drawn in order to support the main conclusion.
C. The first is the position that the argument as a whole opposes;
the second provides evidence against the position being opposed.
Argument doesn't oppose FIRST
D. The first states an intermediate conclusion that is drawn in order to support the conclusion of the argument as a whole; the 2nd states the conclusion of the argument as a whole
Second is a DATA point/premise/evidence
E. The first and second both state intermediate conclusions that are drawn in order to support jointly the conclusions of the argument as a whole
Through POE , best is this one only
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