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  • It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.

  • Apple is one of many names in the spotlight next week as earnings season heats up. Ten of the Dow firms and more than a third of the S&P 500 are also set to report.

  • It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Across the country, investment clubs are making a slow and steady comeback. They once numbered in the hundreds of thousands, but they nearly disappeared after the dotcom bubble burst, followed by the housing bust, the banking disaster, and the market dive.

  • A TSA agent waits for passengers at the Miami International Airport.

    United passengers can now use expedited security at Austin and Cleveland airports. Expect more airlines to sign up for expedited screening.

  • Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Self-Service Checked Bag Machines at Washington Reagan National Airport

    American has expanded do-it-yourself checked baggage tagging to Washington Reagan National Airport. Self-service is likely to extend to other carriers, and could mean fewer on-site employees.

  • American Airlines and US Airways aircraft sit on the tarmac at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia.

    After more than a year of courtship, US Airways is just days from finally merging with American Airlines, and some are wondering if this is the end of the line for the run-up in airline stocks.

  • The top 10 U.S. airlines on Twitter, including those who interact the most with passengers, according to a new study.

  • Google Maps app for Apple ios.

    A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.

  • Stocks took another beating Friday, after a report that President Barack Obama said he is not going to make a new budget offer during the "fiscal cliff" summit at the White House.

  • Stock index futures were lower across the board Friday, as Wall Street nervously looked to Washington to see if a deal on the "fiscal cliff" could be struck before the end of the year.

  • Airlines are increasingly canceling flights ahead of predicted storms due to better technology and new federal rules that punish airlines if they keep passengers waiting in planes too long, analysts said.

  • Frequent Flier Miles Vanished? Here's How to Get Them Back

    Airline frequent flier accounts can expire without activity over a certain timeframe. But get them back (for a fee).

  • Flying the Diet-Friendly Skies Gets Easier

    Some airlines are beginning to offer higher-quality and healthier meal options, according to a new survey ranking North American airlines. Where does your preferred airline rank?

  • American Launches New International Flights

    American joins other airlines in rolling out "do it yourself" machines at airports, speeding up check-in times and boarding for some fliers. But will this translate into fewer airport agents?

  • United Continental Holdings Inc.' s profit tumbled to $6 million after earning $653 million in the same quarter last year, and the results fell short of Wall Street's expectations.

  • SEATTLE-- Alaska Airlines' parent company more than doubled third-quarter profit as traffic grew and its planes were fuller. Alaska Air Group Inc. said Thursday that net income rose to $163.4 million, or $2.27 per share, compared with $77.5 million, or $1.06 per share, a year ago. The figures include Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air.

  • Oct 11- U.S. carrier Alaska Airlines said on Thursday it will buy 50 737 single-aisle jetliners, worth $5 billion at list prices, from Boeing Co in its largest order yet. The order includes 37 of Boeing's upcoming 737 MAX, the new-engine variant of the popular 737 that offers better fuel efficiency.

  • NEW YORK-- Alaska Airlines is buying 50 of Boeing Co.' s new 737 s in a deal worth $5 billion at sticker prices. Alaska, operated by Seattle's Alaska Air Group Inc., won't pay full price. The order includes 37 of Boeing's redesigned 737, which it calls the Max.