1. OIL AND GAS
Could Delta run a refinery? Analysts have their doubts
Now that they've had some time to process the news, energy analysts have some advice for executives at Delta Air Lines and their quixotic bid to get into the refining business: Keep your day jobs. The financial experts were reacting to the revelation, which first went public last week, that the world's busiest carrier by passengers is looking to cut its soaring fuel costs by purchasing a ConocoPhillips refinery near Philadelphia.