Desktop Metal Stock: It’s Not You, It’s Us.

November 9. 2021. 7 mins read

Whoever proposes that “upspeak” should be viewed as acceptable in the workplace should choose another hill to die on. Also referred to as “Valley Girl talk,” this method of speaking telegraphs to the audience that you’re uncertain about what you are saying. To be seen as an authority, you need to speak and act with conviction. Having the cojones to make a decision when asked, even when limited information is available, is the hallmark of a competent manager. Speaking with confidence goes a long way towards convincing people you’re a capable decision-maker.

When it comes to making investment decisions, the same holds true. You cannot be an authority on a topic if you contradict yourself. Consequently, we pay close attention to whether we’re saying negative things about a stock we’re holding or saying positive things about a stock we said to avoid. One stock that’s recently fallen into a grey area is Desktop Metal Inc. (DM).

A Complicated Relationship with Desktop Metal

Our experience with Desktop Metal has been a volatile one. Prior to the company going public, we wrote about them on more than one occasion. They were one of three shining stars in the 3D printing startup world, the other two being Carbon and

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