When you own shares of Diamond Foods (DMND) and they keep dropping like a rock you get angry. When Diamond Foods delays payments to growers people start to investigate the company and the stock only drops further. And you get angrier. Then people start to short the stock and it goes down even more. And you get even angrier.
When federal prosecutors and the SEC also start to investigate Diamond Foods the stock will go down over 10% in one day to a new 52 week low. Of course you’ll get even angrier. When it gets out that the Diamond Foods delayed payments to growers in order to inflate earnings, so these earnings would look good to Proctor & Gamble, and so Diamond Foods could buy Pringles from P&G, the stock will go down even more. If the stock sinks lower and lower you’ll you get even angrier and you might want to go blow off steam.
When you go blow off steam you might want to slam six or seven beers. When you slam six or seven beers in less than an hour fights take place. When you’ve guzzled six or seven beers in less than an hour you might get in a fight with someone who will do anything to defeat you. When you get in fight with someone who will do anything to defeat you they might kick you in the nuts. When you get kicked in the nuts you might not be able to have kids. If you can’t have kids you might get depressed.
If Diamond Foods makes nuts you’ll be reminded of the stock going down and being kicked in the nuts every time they’re offered to you in bar. Care for some nuts? When you think of getting kicked in the nuts you’ll think about how you can’t have kids anymore and you’ll get even more depressed. If you get depressed you might want to suck down another six or seven beers and then end up in another fight. And you could get kicked in the nuts again. Don’t get in a fight. Don’t get kicked in the nuts. Don’t get depressed. Sell your share of Diamond Foods Inc. and enjoy eating nuts again and being able to have kids.