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Delta Air rose$. 98 or 2.5 percent, to $39.51. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 37 or 3.1 percent, to $12.28. Southwest Airlines Co. rose $1.06 or 3.6 percent, to $30.82.
Delta Air rose $1.11 or 2.9 percent, to $39.64. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 29 or 2.4 percent, to $12.20. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 80 or 2.7 percent, to $30.56.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler rose$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $32.36. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 52 or 1.5 percent, to $35.11.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more confident in their sales prospects headed into next year, a sign that home construction and sales of newly built homes may pick up after stalling this summer. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Monday rose this month to 55, up two points from a revised reading of 53 in July.
NAIROBI, Aug 16- Kenya Airways will suspend flights to Liberia's capital Monrovia and Sierra Leone's capital Freetown due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the company said on Saturday. The suspension of the flights will start at midnight on Tuesday Aug. 19, Kenya Airways said in a statement.
Delta Air rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $38.53. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 11 or. 9 percent, to $11.91. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $29.76.
Fluor fell$. 78 or 1.1 percent, to $72.25. Foster Wheeler fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $32.22. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 37 or 1.1 percent, to $34.59.
Jerry Brown has signed legislation that extends a $420 million state tax credit to aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Corp. after approving a similar deal for its competitor, Lockheed Martin Corp.. It expands an aerospace tax credit that lawmakers approved in July for Lockheed Martin so it also applies to Northrop Grumman.
Delta Air fell$. 22 or. 6 percent, to $38.18. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $11.74. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $29.58.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $32.14. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 32 or. 9 percent, to $34.64.
LONDON, Aug 15- Iraqi Kurdistan has delivered its third major cargo of crude oil out of a Turkish port and a fourth is sailing to Croatia, showing the autonomous region is finding more buyers despite legal pressure from Baghdad and setbacks in the United States.
Delta Air rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $38.45. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $11.86. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $29.87.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $32.37. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 26 or. 7 percent, to $35.22.
WASHINGTON, Aug 14- Boeing Co has won an initial contract worth $296 million to buy parts needed for production of 12 more P-8A spy planes, including eight for the U.S. Navy and four for the government of Australia, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
Aug 13- Wal-Mart Stores Inc, which has pledged to buy an additional $250 billion in U.S.-made goods over the next decade, is hitting a snag as it tries to meet that promise: Some vendors keen to participate in the initiative complain that after decades of offshoring it has become impossible to domestically source even commonplace components for their products.
SEOUL, South Korea— Korean Air Lines Co. said Thursday it will suspend flights to and from Kenya in what it says is a measure to prevent the spread of Ebola. Ebola has killed more than 1,000 people and sickened nearly 2,000 in its current West African outbreak that has hit Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.
Fluor rose$. 86 or 1.2 percent, to $73.10. Foster Wheeler fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $31.98. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 26 or. 8 percent, to $34.86.
Delta Air rose$. 76 or 2.1 percent, to $37.27. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 26 or 2.2 percent, to $11.88. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 56 or 2.0 percent, to $29.26.
SINGAPORE/ NEW DELHI, Aug 14- A decade after low-cost carriers led India's air travel boom, full-service airlines are gearing up for a battle for premium passengers that only the deep-pocketed are likely to win. The carriers are also bracing for Vistara, a venture between Singapore Airlines Ltd and conglomerate Tata Sons Ltd which will start flying in October.
NEW YORK— Flight attendants at Virgin America voted in favor of union representation, according to election results announced Wednesday. Prior efforts to unionize the flight attendants at Virgin America failed, with 59 percent rejecting a union in 2011. In this summer's election, 58 percent voted to join the Transport Workers Union of America.