the tendency to focus attention on short-term gains, often at the expense of long-term success or stability
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Words nearby short-termism
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Example sentences from the Web for short-termism
Due to its short-termism, the NFP can mask underlying trends.
The financial world is currently gripped by the pathology of quarterly earnings, short-termism, and fear.Wall Street’s Irrational Negative Reaction to Apple’s Earnings Report|Zachary Karabell|July 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST