Study: Executives are swearing more
January 17, 2018
Executive expletives in earnings calls have more than doubled since 2011, despite a bull market.
No doubt mistaking vulgarity for authenticity, executives are swearing more these days.
A study of 2017 earnings conference calls found almost 125 instances of executive expletives last year—up from fewer than 100 in 2016 and fewer than 50 in 2011.
And this in a bull market. What will they say at the next recession? —DM