Secondly, there wasn’t a lot of creativity in approaches to evaluating risk. There was the Gaussian copula model that had become the dominant way of measuring and analyzing risk. That may or may not work. The chances of it being wrong are so high, and the dangers if it’s wrong are so incredibly high. A system that has a lot more diversity would allow us to mitigate some of that risk socially. It would also allow people to find credit rating that reflected their own biases and objectives. … [Read more...] about FreeRisk: Crowdsourcing Credit Ratings?
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WarnerMedia, in contrast, has moved more laboriously, fumbling the rollout of HBO Max in May and sending out mixed signals: Tenet was a kiss to movie theaters and talent (Christopher Nolan). Wonder Woman was one to HBO Max. The result has been a very dismal stock situation for AT&T, which owns WarnerMedia—something that was surely not lost on executives at the company when they drafted the release for their new movie strategy. No one knows better than Disney (and AT&T) what happens when you tell Wall Street that you’re all about streaming! Disney’s stock is up almost double in 2020 and is currently trading at about its 52-week high, with a market cap of more than $275 billion. Meanwhile, AT&T’s stock is down about 25% in 2020, with its market cap currently about $208 billion. … [Read more...] about How WarnerMedia just killed the Hollywood way of doing business
“When you sign up for an overly cumbersome relationship that you really don’t need and it doesn’t serve you . . . nothing comes for free,” says Meadow. “If it represents distraction, why bother? I was so young, dumb, and cocky when I was starting out that I thought I could do everything. It’s just not who I am.” … [Read more...] about 7 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Company’s Big Pivot
Fulton Fish Market Turkey defectors can order Fulton Fish Market’s finest catches for delivery. Stock your own tower with the Seafood Lovers Box, which includes a generous mix of scallops, salmon, shellfish, and shrimp, or mix it up with fresh ingredients for a crowd-pleasing one-pan Paella. If the idea of shipping fish freaks you out, relax: Orders are shipped via FedEx and come in a biodegradable thermal-insulated liner with reusable frozen gel packs. … [Read more...] about The best Thanksgiving treats you can get delivered to loved ones (or yourself)
The rebrand is about evolving with MTV’s demographic. The last MTV International rebrand was in 2008, and it largely dedicated itself to uniting each MTV affiliate around a common look and feel. Butthat effort essentially froze each individual station’s branding in time: you couldn’t change one channel without changing all of them. “We felt it was just too structured in the way it worked, which caused it to rapidly lose its authenticity,” Saylor says. “For this one, we wanted to make sure that all of the elements could be constantly kept fresh.” … [Read more...] about MTV Is Turning Itself Into A Living GIF