Little Adam Daifallah writes in:
At first glance it seems paradoxical: Petro Canada posts a $1.1-billion profit in the same quarter that GM loses $3.3-billion. What's going on?
Well, Adam, it's like this. Oil is selling at record prices while, perhaps because of that and because the U.S. economy is in the toilet, people are buying fewer cars.
This has been another installment of "Ask Mr. Obvious."