If you read Yahoo! Finance to gain knowledge about finance or for reliable financial news, you’ll need to do a little translation. Take this excerpt that’s about missing blanks, I think:
So when a blank goes missing, what’s left? A blank? And what kind of question does a missing blank ask that requires an answer, even if it’s only a partial answer? What the heck does this mean? I think it means the writer just threw out a lot of words without thinking about their meaning.
If you manage to make sense of that, I defy you to figure out the meaning of this sentence from the same article: