Economist Befuddled By Airline Industry

Lynne Kiesling I really like this column by economist Charlie Wheelan about the airline industry: There are a lot of industries and businesses that I don’t thoroughly understand. But they’re different from the airlines in two key respects: 1) They don’t routinely make my life miserable; and 2) They seem to make a lot of … More Economist Befuddled By Airline IndustryMore Economist Befuddled By Airline Industry

Conflicting Movements In Oil Markets

Lynne Kiesling Just a quick little note that despite high crude inventories in the US, the dominant driver right now in world oil markets is the chance that Turkey will invade Iraq to attack Kurdish militants there. These roilings have added about $7/bbl to oil prices, currently hovering around $87/bbl. … More Conflicting Movements In Oil Markets