News and notes from around the interweb:
- Investment bankers on value estimates for privatizing Air India
- CNBC interview with Nomadic Matt. Matt’s a friend, but he and I fundamentally disagree on one thing. On this, I believe the opposite, that people in general have too high a discount rate applied to their future selves.
“People just worry so much about tomorrow that they don’t live [for] today,” says Kepnes.
- Can dragons fly through holes in Hong Kong buildings?
Here's why some Hong Kong skyscrapers have gaping holes pic.twitter.com/y0YNazBQUY
— Business Insider (@businessinsider) July 8, 2017
- Jet Airways: “if you want to check-in before 12 hours while not being a Platinum, you need to pay for your seat selection.”
- For all of the roughly three readers out there who have a JP Morgan Palladium card it transitions to JP Morgan Reserve in a week. That’s great in nearly every respect (it’s a real metal Sapphire Reserve Card and a lower fee) but some benefits do go away.
- You need to have requested United Club membership while a Palladium cardmember in order to have that grandfathered, so if you haven’t already do that now.
- And Palladium gives you one year if GHA Discovery Black status, if you haven’t already used it request it before the conversion since that’s not a feature of JP Morgan Reserve.
- So there’s this… from the COO of Kenya Airways:
A guest on a flight from Bangkok flushed a blanket, result DELAYS and repaircost. The damage of $25K will be claimed from the passenger pic.twitter.com/ERVjZFIVpF
— Jan De Vegt (@kqcoo) June 6, 2017
- Because TSA can’t tell the difference between candy and C4.
Photo taken at Chippewa "International" Airport today. Where else but close to Mackinac would you see this at an airport? pic.twitter.com/qV0qQ0QgwX
— Brighton Author (@BrightonAuthor) July 5, 2017