This week we return to our regular short-form format and take a look at two exotic corners of the financial system. Video Game Gambling(2 min) Snowfall…
This week's issue deals with the purpose of Two-Sided Marketplaces and how they've evolved. Two-Sided Marketplaces, Trust & Tenancy Rights (3 min) What…
In this week's issue, we look at how existing platforms are enabling competition through their advertising-focused business models. Next, we turn to So…
This week we look at how a hedge fund once seized an Argentine warship in a dispute over government debt and discuss how the power and role of companie…
This week we start with a look at a fairly exotic corner of insurance (body part insurance) and discuss the implications of the unbundling of the indiv…
This week we start with a look at fractional ownership of assets before discussing what the possible implications of this growing trend are. Next, we t…
While reading Trade Wars are Class Wars (a book I highly recommend for those interested in the inter-country trade relations) I came across one of the …
We start with a look at how volatile oil prices affect airlines and Delta's unique approach to trying to hedge against price shocks. Next, we cover som…
We start with a look at whether index investing can work in the world of venture capital. In light of the first major movie release of the pandemic com…
People are often surprised to hear that the first cyber attack happened in the 1800s and I love recounting the story of how it happened. This week we a…
There’s been a lot of talk about direct listings and SPAC’s recently but IPOs are still the main way companies go public. This week’s focus starts with…
History of Interest (1 min) Analyzing Amazon's CAC (2 min) Netflix's Membership Auto-Cancellation (2 min) How did ancient humans invent a concept as ab…