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BIG by Matt Stoller β€’ 43431 implied HN points β€’ 26 Jan 24
  1. There is growing discontent and criticism towards Boeing's management from various stakeholders like Wall Street, labor unions, customers, and regulators.
  2. Major Boeing customers like Alaska Airlines and United Airlines are publicly holding Boeing accountable for quality issues and demanding reimbursement, indicating a significant shift in the industry's code of silence about problems.
  3. The government, particularly the FAA, has taken actions against Boeing and is showing signs of increasing regulation, potentially leading towards a moment where Boeing's management structure may face significant changes.
Huddle Up β€’ 203 implied HN points β€’ 17 Jan 24
  1. Nick Saban's management style ran Alabama football like a successful business.
  2. Saban's long-term strategies contributed to his extraordinary success, earning multiple championships and producing top NFL draft picks.
  3. Alabama's financial success under Saban turned them into a national powerhouse through leveraging athletic achievements.
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The Recovering Academic β€’ 316 implied HN points β€’ 03 Oct 23
  1. The financial pressures of college athletics can lead universities to prioritize branding over their core missions, potentially damaging academic programs and faculty support.
  2. Despite the belief that college athletics bring in profits, most universities actually lose money on athletic programs, leading to subsidies from operational budgets.
  3. The emphasis on branding, particularly through successful sports programs, can overshadow the real purpose of higher education, with financial investments in athletics often outweighing those in academics.
CalculatedRisk Newsletter β€’ 43 implied HN points β€’ 19 Mar 24
  1. Homeowners with low interest rates might be hesitant to sell due to higher mortgage rates, impacting the overall housing market.
  2. Rising mortgage rates create a 'lock-in effect,' reducing the probability of home sales and affecting affordability.
  3. The lock-in effect contributes to limited housing supply, increases home prices, and restricts mobility, but is expected to fade over time.
JoeWrote β€’ 26 implied HN points β€’ 05 Mar 24
  1. American childcare costs are significantly higher than what is considered affordable by the U.S. government, causing financial strain on families.
  2. The Childcare Cliff refers to the crisis in childcare due to lack of funding, leading to closures of childcare centers and job losses.
  3. Solutions to the childcare crisis include reinstating the Refundable Child Tax Credit and restarting public childcare centers like those used during WWII.
The Charlotte Ledger β€’ 235 implied HN points β€’ 03 Apr 23
  1. Atrium and Novant hospitals receive millions in property tax breaks, exempting them from paying taxes on billions of dollars worth of property.
  2. The tax breaks the hospitals receive could total $23 million in Mecklenburg County alone, contributing to a loss in potential tax revenue that could fund essential public services like education and law enforcement.
  3. Critics argue that as large, multi-billion-dollar enterprises, hospitals like Atrium and Novant should do more to justify their tax-exempt status and provide greater community benefits.
depression2022 β€’ 39 implied HN points β€’ 29 Jan 24
  1. A Hong Kong court orders China's Evergrande Group to liquidate, impacting creditors and homebuyers.
  2. Evergrande's $300 billion debts are massive, rivaling Hong Kong's GDP.
  3. The Chinese property market is distressed with major developers facing default, potentially affecting capital market accessibility for Chinese firms in the future.
The Sunday Morning Post β€’ 137 implied HN points β€’ 10 Sep 23
  1. New York City enforced strict restrictions on AirBNB and short-term rentals due to rising rents and limited housing supply.
  2. AirBNB, fighting against the regulations, faced lawsuits and ultimately a decline in listings in New York City.
  3. The recent enforcement of regulations in New York City marked a significant shift, with few approved permits for short-term rentals and a decrease in available AirBNBs.
QTR’s Fringe Finance β€’ 34 implied HN points β€’ 29 Aug 23
  1. Over $10 trillion was recklessly spent on Covid relief, making people significantly poorer.
  2. The government's panicked spending went unnoticed by many due to the distribution method of electronic funds and stimulus checks.
  3. Inflation devalued household savings, widening the wealth gap and creating social stratification.
Tech Buzz China Insider β€’ 19 implied HN points β€’ 29 Oct 23
  1. Didi faced a significant regulatory fine in China, impacting its IPO and leading to delisting from the New York Stock Exchange.
  2. Competitors like Amap took advantage of Didi's ban on new user registrations to capture over 20% of the market share.
  3. To counter the challenges, Didi launched a budget-friendly independent ride-hailing brand, Huaxiaozhu, until the ban was lifted in January.
Mimir's Well β€’ 19 implied HN points β€’ 01 Apr 23
  1. Marketing guru Seth Godin's 'Purple Cow' approach focuses on making a remarkable product to attract buyers.
  2. OpenAI's success with ChatGPT was due to its natural interface, simplicity, and free accessibility.
  3. Integrating ChatGPT into other firms' products not only generates revenue for OpenAI, but also reduces their processing costs.