Cynthia Wylie

"Their margins are insanely high (35–40%)." I haven't looked at Apple's 10-K ... ever. But assuming you are talking about net profit margins - yes that is crazy high, but not completely out of the question for vertical distribution companies. They run their own stores and 30% of their revenue…

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Ha, ha, ha. This is hilarious. I lived in Chile for 7 months and ran out of facial cleanser and I used the wrong word in the farmacia. So I bought by mistake, moisturizer and washed my face with moisturizer for 6 months. My skin was super soft, though.

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Great list. I love the Zoom out. I always say that getting two parking tickets a year is the price of doing business in Los Angeles. So when I get a parking ticket I pay it and don't even give it a second thought. I then expanded that to all…

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Great piece, Mats. I would like to see a comparison between using far more energy production vs. just using gasoline and diesel in the cars. Because I'm guessing that a lot of the increased energy production in the United States will come from coal plants. And how is that helping…

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Cynthia Wylie

Cynthia Wylie

Founder of Bloomers Island. Published children’s book author at PRH. Writes about big kid’s stuff like economics & business, too. CynthiaWylie.com