The economic impact of the Swine Flu

As the number of confirmed swine flu cases increases, there is a lot of panic going on. Some people have been buying drugs overseas and importing them for their own personal stockpiles. Others have resorted to not going out at all. The recent drop in oil prices seems...

Fed’s bailout of the US Financial Sector

Everywhere you look now, there is always some mention of the US financial sector and the instability which it’s facing.  First there was Enron, then the subprime loan crisis, then fuel price concerns, followed by Fanny Mae and Freddie Mac, and now the government...

The Future of the Airline Industry

With fuel costs increasing, many of the airlines are looking for ways to make an extra buck or to lighten the load of the plane.  Over the last year, we have seen that airlines have started charging fees for luggage.  The main question I have for the airline industry...