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  • Southwest bag workers picketing over flight delays Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    For years, Dallas- based Southwest was the most punctual of big U.S. airlines, but it stumbled after trying to squeeze in more flights into its schedule. Southwest has also prided itself on keeping its employees happy, believing that would guarantee good service for its customers. "That recipe is kind of gone and it's profits over people and that's not acceptable,"...

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Delta Air fell $1.15 or 2.4 percent, to $46.65. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 25 or 1.7 percent, to $14.69. Southwest Airlines Co. fell $1.15 or 2.8 percent, to $40.43.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose $1.07 or 1.9 percent, to $57.74. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 33 or 1.3 percent, to $26.18.

  • US home construction drops 1.6 percent in November Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Construction of new homes fell slightly in November, reflecting weakness in construction of single-family homes. Builders started construction at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.03 million homes and apartments last month, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. Jennifer Lee, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets, noted that...

  • Ahead of the Bell: US home construction Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in November. The report will be released at 8:30 a.m. EST Tuesday. The National Associated of Home Builders/ Wells Fargo builder sentiment index took a small dip in December but remains in positive territory.

  • TORONTO, Dec 15- The parent of Canada's Porter Airlines is nearing the sale of a passenger terminal it operates at Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport, according to three sources familiar with the process. One of the sources familiar with the process said at least two separate bids are expected this week from pension fund manager Alberta Investment Management Corp...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $47.80. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 13 or. 9 percent, to $14.94. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $41.58.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $56.67. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 77 or 2.9 percent, to $25.85.

  • Boeing ups buyback plan to $12B; raises dividend Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    CHICAGO— Boeing said Monday that it is increasing its quarterly dividend and increasing its stock buyback plan to $12 billion. It bought $6 billion worth of shares in 2014. Boeing expects to buy back the stock under the new program over the next two to three years. Shares of The Boeing Co. increased $1.31 to close at $122.08 Monday, but have dropped 11 percent this...

  • Dec 15- American Airlines Chief Executive Doug Parker said airlines should stop sharing profits with employees and improve wages instead, despite persistent pressure from his own workers to link part of their pay to the company's performance. Competitors Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines still tout the millions of dollars they give to...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 15- The union for 20,000 dockworkers and a group of their employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports say they are making slow but steady progress in months-long contract talks seen by the shipping industry as a contributing factor in chronic cargo backups. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association,...

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose$. 67 or 1.2 percent, to $57.55. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 57 or 2.1 percent, to $26.06.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $47.55. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 17 or 1.1 percent, to $14.98. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $41.42.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $47.84. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 18 or 1.2 percent, to $14.99. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 34 or. 8 percent, to $41.75.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $57.02. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 33 or 1.2 percent, to $26.29.

  • Alcoa buying Tital to help expand aerospace unit Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Alcoa is buying a Germany titanium and aluminum structural castings company, Tital, to help expand its global aerospace business. Alcoa, which is based in New York with key operations in Pittsburgh, has been shifting from mining and smelting aluminum to making products that can be shaped into parts for autos and airplanes. Alcoa Inc. also said that...

  • US homebuilder sentiment slips in December Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident in their sales prospects heading into next year, even as their overall sales outlook remains favorable. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Monday slipped this month to 57, down one point from 58 in November. The latest reading reflects a housing...

  • UPDATE 1-Honeywell gives muted 2015 revenue forecast Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 8:53 AM ET

    Dec 15- Honeywell International Inc, a maker of aircraft parts and electronic equipment, forecast lower-than-expected sales for the next year, citing slow global economic growth. Honeywell said it expects sales of $40.5 billion- $41.1 billion and a profit of $5.95- $6.15 per share for 2015. The company reaffirmed its 2014 profit forecast.

  • Russia denies another near collision in Baltics Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 5:29 AM ET

    MOSCOW— Russia's Defense Ministry on Sunday denied Swedish claims that for the second time this year a Russian military aircraft had nearly collided with a passenger jet over Sweden, insisting that the two planes were never less than 70 kilometers apart. Scandinavian Airlines, which was operating the commercial flight, also said the incident had been blown...

  • MADRID, Dec 14- On a street in central Madrid, Juan Jose Perucho points to where he is going to build one of the capital's tallest residential blocks after buying a site bigger than five football pitches from the state-owned metro network. Spain is building again after seven years of a crushing downturn in the construction sector with investment in...