The supply-driven business models of the past will make way for customer-centric business models and utilities that fail to innovate and adapt will face the Utility Death Spiral
in the next 10 years.
The Court describes this death spiral
as premiums rising, people (generally the healthier people) forgoing health insurance based on the increased premium cost, and insurers leaving the market altogether.
If the court buys Carvin's case on subsidies, ''the states are being told either create your own exchange or we'll send your insurance market into a death spiral
,'' Kennedy said.
This historic death spiral
for an overtaxed and -regulated economy can be reversed before a collapse, but it requires courageous leadership.
Despite popular reports of a looming utilities death spiral
, in which consumers migrate off the grid or use it only as backup, Accenture research shows it to be unlikely and uneconomic for a large number of consumers due to natural limitations on viability and cost constraints.
Notts County scored, we conceded and I said to my wife, 'This has got a death spiral
written all over it' - and sure enough we were relegated.
They enter the dreaded 'donor death spiral
,'" said Rob Reger, senior vice president at the Irving, Texas office of data firm Epsilon.
But a series of bad trades in early January 2008 created a death spiral
of losses Kerviel could not cover.
2014] that the Officer Corps is in a blind, intellectual death spiral
is weighty indeed, but ignores the vast body of debate going on in the junior and senior ranks of our nation's military.
For months, President Bush has been promising an honest accounting of the situation in Iraq, a fresh look at the war strategy and a new plan for how to extricate the United States from the death spiral
of the Iraqi civil war.
He will talk about the "Miracle in Madisonville," the story of a county in a death spiral
in the 1990s, with eight factory closings.
Some of these were easily gotten over, and others began the death spiral
toward the curtain being pulled.