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Well, here’s another fine example of a stock I’ve snarked about repeatedly and went far, far further than I dared imagine. I first wrote about The Container Store back in 2014 in which I stated, in part, “I think it’s going to be looked back on as the Polaroid stock of 2014 (translation: eventually collapse to $0)”

The stock had already fallen from $47 to $22 when I wrote that. Witness now how close to my prophecy it has already traveled: