In an editorial titled Some Myths About Airline Mergers, the Wall Street Journal today comments on the potential impact of a Delta-Northwest combination.
There is no question that the track record of airline mergers has been mixed, but the entire industry is the product of consolidation…. The industry that has resulted is the most competitive […]
The recent history of antitrust — from Microsoft to PeopleSoft to Whole Foods — is one in which the conventional wisdom of how to define the “market” affected by mergers and other transactions is not infrequently dead wrong. Today’s big deal is Yahoo! establishing a test advertising outsourcing deal with Google. Many observers, including Microsoft’s […]