Monthly Archives: July 2014

Gut Call Valuation

Look in the mirror and start listing off salaries, starting with the one you would first expect and then start increasing it. $100,000.  $120,000.  $150,000.  $175,000.  etc. As soon as you can’t look at yourself without smiling and laughing, that’s … Continue reading

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The Disruption of DVD Keeps Hellboy 3 On the Shelf

From a Reddit discussion, answering the question: whence Hellboy 3? It is a question that I myself ask of the world many times, but we have gone through basically every studio and asked for financing, and they are not interested. … Continue reading

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Securitization Doesn’t work

That is, only 18% of U.S. securitization – primarily auto loans and credit card debt – are free from government guarantees! Even at the peak of private-sector securitization in mid-2007 – before the financial crisis grew intense – the government-backed … Continue reading

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Disruption Big Time

One of the metrics in our Shift Index looks at what economists call topple rate – the rate at which leaders fall out of their leadership position. In this case, we focused on the rate at which public US companies … Continue reading

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