Rent seeking behavior; it is cheaper to buy a congressman than to build a better business.
I have been investing since I was 12. I called the last two major collapses to within 3 months. the 2000's bubble by asking why Rambus was able to lock intel into a exclusive deal and the housing collapse by looking at the number of people getting an associates degree in real estate (learned that by reading that that was an indicator for the tech bubble) "When economic profit is available more people will enter the market and drive the profit to zero." As to your direct criticism why would any institutional investor keep a stock that was being driven into the ground in a hostile customer driven takeover?
Time Warner wouldn't be able to buy them if we did the same thing to them.
That was a typo. I meant pay your bill and buy stock.
The infrastructure is paid for by retained earnings and not paid out to executive compensation and dividends. Also the existing infrastructure in many places has been totally deprecated. we have had cable since 1984 at my house. They have paid for their capital costs MANY times over. If google can provide gigabit fiber from scratch a a lower price than cable even with content and ad revenue then Comcast could too. Their business model is based on artificial scarcity both in terms of bandwidth & dividing voice, data, TV.
Once we own the company as a customer owned utility it functions exactly like my electrical utility which provides excellent customer service at some of the lowest power prices in the nation. You have to pay your bill but it is lower and the company on the other end works for you. I can see how my typo made this unclear.
If every household in America bought $150 in Comcast stock each month instead of paying their cable bill it would take ~3 years to buy them out. If everyone canceled their account and bought stock it would take less time. Kickstarter's limit is too small for this idea btw. Then we vote out the current board and replace them with Lessig, Nader et al. and BAM gigabit bidirectional IPV6 with al a carte channels.
Too communist for you? Go fuck your self.
The dirtiest web site I have ever seen was "we hurt the ones we love" Real Doll repair.
Comcast survivor or recovering from Time Warner?
Burning oil in a high efficiency turbine and sending it over wire is more efficient (50-60%) that putting it in a car (15%).
The sunk cost fallacy. So what if they spent money on it if it sucks now? You can never recover sunk costs you can only invest current capital in the best market. Move on.
Ironically GM came up with the Tesla style design after the EV1 and wanted it to have modular bodies so you could switch from coupe to van on the same frame/battery/engine platform. Unfortunately they stuck their head up their ass instead,
I think his point is that the Tesla got the highest score ever by consumer reports. They said it is the best cat they have ever driven bar none. So if you are considering a M5 or a S4 why would you by something the has a higher cost and less performance?
They resold the good ones of CL for $20.
That will never happen in the US. You know it and I know it. When battery swapping has been discussed before by Detroit the consensus was "go fuck yourselves, you can't tell us what to do." I am paraphrasing. Also 50% for believes that the government is incapable of building the federal highway system, putting men on the moon, or anything without fucking it up. It has to be private in the US due to our self reinforcing bullshit machine. Anyway it doesn't matter because this would work just on pure price cost accounting.
You are not buying the battery at all. You are renting the battery and buying the stored energy. Same way you rent a 500 gallon propane tank so they can sell you the propane.
But people want to FEEL! not "think".
This is the only realistic approach to over coming the issues of charging speed, temperature, and time. You can also then have economy, regular
How int he fuck did this get modded to 0? What possible part of this is wrong? The GAO estimated that space based solar paid for by the tax payers would in crease mean income to something like 130K? As to putting solar panels in places with less cloud cover wtf?