Airline stocks have flown this year -- rising nearly 30 percent. Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group, weighs in.» Read More
Airlines fight a constant battle with fuel price volatility. Since the industry spends about a third of its operating costs on fuel alone, airlines employ an arsenal of financial instruments like derivatives, options, and caps, to hedge against wild swings in the energy market.
As the Federal Aviation Administration starts checking Boeing 737s for cracks after Friday's near disaster with a Southwest Airlines jet, there are looming questions about the age of US airplanes.
Stocks closed mixed Monday with tech stocks lower after the market traded within a narrow range during much of a quiet session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson led the Dow higher, while HP fell.
Stocks gained moderate strength in the final hour of trading Monday, although largely remained within a narrow range, amid another quiet trading session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart gained, while HP fell.
Stocks traded slightly higher amid another day of quiet trading and after a week of strong gains.. GE and Wal-Mart rose, while Intel fell.
If you fly a lot, as I do, the latest Airline Quality Ratings may have you scratching your head. How is it the airlines are doing better when it feels like we're traveling on a system that is stretched to the limits?
Cramer looks at what's behind the market's recent rally.
Japan is Hawaii's second largest market for tourists behind the US mainland. Last year, 1.2 million Japanese came to the islands and spent $1.9 billion, according to the state tourism officials. Now, all of this is threatened.
The increase in energy prices is beginning to resemble the rise in 2008. But this time, the American economy may be better prepared for higher fuel costs, the New York Times reports.
Pretzels are the latest symbol of failure for the airline industry.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The "Mad Money" host would avoid putting money into these three areas.
If you could purchase a ticket for your next flight for a relatively small sum, with the caveat that the cost could go up or down, based on oil prices, would you do it?
Why these four stocks are so active and how the "Fast Money" traders are playing it.
Airlines have become more aggressive in canceling flights before major winter storms rather than trying to fight their way through the snow. The New York Times reports.
RBC Capital Markets reveals which financial institutions could soon up their dividend. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
Newark Liberty International Airport was hit by a power outage Monday afternoon.
More than 100 students were removed from a Ryanair flight by Spanish police Sunday after refusing to carry out crew instructions following a dispute over a baggage fee, the BBC reported.
Rumors that activist investor Carl Icahn may be interested in this stock, "DRJ" said options skyrocketed.
Airline investors may have to wait until better weather comes their way as winter storms and new rules are causing havoc in the industry, said Helane Becker, airlines analyst at Dahlman Rose.