Why conversion matters – a toy model

There are often close relationships between top level business metrics. For instance, it’s well known that retention has a super strong impact on the valuation of a subscription business. Or that the % of occupied seats is super important for an airline. A fun little toy model that I can up with generates a curious relationship between conversion rates and revenue.

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MBA: “Mortgage Delinquencies Fall to Lowest Level in Nearly 25 Years”

From the MBA: Mortgage Delinquencies Fall to Lowest Level in Nearly 25 YearsThe delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.97 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the third quarter of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) National Delinquency Survey.

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Claims and Evidence: A Joke

The other day a friend posted the following old joke about the level of rigor that mathematicians usually require. (Disclaimer: if you take the joke as a serious claim about the standards of quality in the other fields referenced in the joke, it is an obviously unfair characterization of both astronomy and physics.)
A Mathematician, a Physicist, and an astronomer were travelling north by train.

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Is Python Completely Object Oriented?

Python was introduced in 1991 by Guido Van Rossum as a high level, general purpose language. Even today, it supports multiple programming paradigms including procedural, object oriented and functional. Soon, it became one of the most popular languages in the industry, and in fact is the very language that influence Ruby and Swift.

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Optimizing Inventory Level: Reduce the Inventory Value and Increase Customer Satisfaction Simultaneously

For a large part manufacture company in the transportation industry, maintaining the optimal inventory level in their warehouses is crucial to its bottom line. When too many parts are produced and stored, it costs the company excessive financial investment and previous warehouse spaces.

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