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A New Strategy for Finding Cheap Airline Tickets

I recently booked a $99 round trip ticket for an upcoming business flight between OKC and Denver for January 2017. The airlines have been slicing prices lately and it turned out to be the lowest air fare I have paid in quite a while. The most interesting thing underlying this cheap fare is that airline ticket [...]

By | 2016-10-20T10:28:39+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Pic of the Week, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A New Strategy for Finding Cheap Airline Tickets

In the News: Forbes Story on RegionTrack’s 50-State Child Care Study

Forbes Magazine recently covered a RegionTrack report on the role of child care at the state level.

By | 2016-03-17T15:46:54+00:00 March 17th, 2016|In the News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on In the News: Forbes Story on RegionTrack’s 50-State Child Care Study

U.S. Crude Oil Production is Expected to Bottom in…

The latest outlook on domestic crude production from the U.S. Department of Energy is not encouraging. Domestic oil production is not expected to bottom until September 2016.  […]

By | 2015-11-11T14:08:26+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Graphic, Pic of the Week, Uncategorized|Comments Off on U.S. Crude Oil Production is Expected to Bottom in…

Which States are Most Dependent Upon Oil and Gas Activity?

Currently, Oklahoma has the distinction of having the largest share of total household earnings* coming directly from the oil and gas industry – an astounding 13.9% for all of 2014. In fact, Oklahoma now has the highest share ever posted by a state in the modern energy era, with Wyoming’s 13.5% share in 1982 ranking a close second. [...]

By | 2015-10-29T10:39:04+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Graphic, Pic of the Week, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Which States are Most Dependent Upon Oil and Gas Activity?

Markets Suggest

Fed Funds futures continue to point toward a coming rate hike but give it only a 24% chance of happening at the September FOMC meeting. The full profile of implied probabilities of a Fed rate hike derived from CME Fed Funds futures are detailed in the chart below. Fed Funds futures suggest a two-thirds probability [...]

By | 2015-09-10T14:47:12+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Graphic, Mark's Musings, Pic of the Week, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Markets Suggest