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The Inexplicable Pizza

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In my college years, one of the few foods that was too gross for us to eat was Domino’s Pizza. It was considered the most third-rate pizza in the world, appropriate only if there was absolutely nothing else available. I have been slack-jawed stunned at the chart below, since it would seem pizza technology has expanded to include hovercrafts, electric cars, and Star Trek transporters. One can’t argue with success, I suppose, but I still just don’t get why this stock has gone up over 2,000% in just a few years. (more…)