Posts Tagged: competition

Taxi Medallion Price Plummet: Unfair Competition or Underlying Reality?

The taxi medallion system was viable only so long as willing ride-givers and ride-seekers could not identify each other easily. Now that they can, it appears the taxi industry’s profitability is built on its cartelization, not its value creation. Appeals

Taxi Medallion Price Plummet: Unfair Competition or Underlying Reality?

The taxi medallion system was viable only so long as willing ride-givers and ride-seekers could not identify each other easily. Now that they can, it appears the taxi industry’s profitability is built on its cartelization, not its value creation. Appeals

Fighting Back Against Québec’s Provincial Maple Syrup Cartel

Is the Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec a marketing board or a police state? >>> Maple Syrup Rebellion This diminutive, twinkle-eyed grandmother hardly looks the part of a guerilla. Yet in recent years Grenier and other maple syrup producers

Fighting Back Against Québec’s Provincial Maple Syrup Cartel

Is the Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec a marketing board or a police state? >>> Maple Syrup Rebellion This diminutive, twinkle-eyed grandmother hardly looks the part of a guerilla. Yet in recent years Grenier and other maple syrup producers

Do Mutual Funds Dampen Competition?

This piece presents an interesting hypothesis. Mutual funds and other institutional investors often own shares in more than one company within the same industry. They therefore profit from dampening competitive zeal. That’s good for investors, but bad for customers. >>>

Do Mutual Funds Dampen Competition?

This piece presents an interesting hypothesis. Mutual funds and other institutional investors often own shares in more than one company within the same industry. They therefore profit from dampening competitive zeal. That’s good for investors, but bad for customers. >>>