Michael Byers | When Delta Went Gambling On Jet Fuel For Fortune Magazine

June 26, 2014    Michael Byers

Here’s a great new illustration by MICHAEL BYERS for Fortune Magazine from a book excerpt from The Secret Club That Runs the World. Absolutely brilliant how Mike captured the essence of this story in such a subtle & simple way, works beautifully with the story.

“How a high-rolling commodity trader tried upending an airline’s fuel portfolio — and lost. In her upcoming book, The Secret Club That Runs the World, CNBC reporter Kate Kelly examines the fraternity of commodities traders whose deals for oil, copper, and livestock create billions in profits. In the excerpt below, she looks at a bad bet Delta Air Lines made on oil prices.”