In a free market, the only thing that matters is profit. That’s what keeps businesses alive, that’s what makes the difference between good and bad managements and that is what makes investors better or worse off. To understand what drove the companies that outran the others over the past five years, we present The Outperformers, our anniversary edition.
The past few years have, by no stretch of the imagination, been easy for companies. Macro disruption apart, the change in global investment sentiment over the past few months has been a dampener with uncertainty about wh