Days after we wrote about Uber’s increasingly worse financials, The Information “got ahold of” Lyft’s financials. They show the exact opposite phenomenon.

Uber’s margins are actually getting worse, as it upped its spending in order to keep its dominance in the US market, and undoubtedly continues to be bled dry in international markets that will take time to become lucrative, or where it has formidable local competition.

Meantime, according to the Information, Lyft’s margins are actually getting better. It’s revenues are way up-- some $483 million in the first half, more than all of last year-- and its net loss fell from $283 million to $206 million. Lyft lost $1.20 per ride, down from $4 a ride a year earlier. Bloomberg reported in July, Lyft wasgrowing faster than Uber. That it did that while improving its margins is impressive...