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Q: On Fast Money's Trader Radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street today. As the first official media spokesperson Kathy Lee Gifford can tell you, this company is the world's largest provider of vacations by way of the high seas. But the stock has been a sinking ship in 2008 with rising fuel costs sending it down more than 10%. Who is it?
The cruise ship operator will win as people trade down their expensive vacations for cheaper cruises.
Some churning in the retail and energy sectors over the holiday-shortened week plus continuing economic worries may mean investors will have to tread cautiously. But changes on the international front offer some interesting opportunities.
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European markets have recovered in the past two hours after a rough start. Credit Suisse roiled the markets early, as it announced $2.85 billion in writedowns -- just a few days after posting relatively strong fourth-quarter profit...
Cruise lines appear to be little affected by any slowdown in consumer spending. Are travelers saying bon voyage to recession worries?
Royal Caribbean Cruises posted a better-than-expected 14 percent rise in quarterly profit Monday as stronger pricing and increased capacity helped it shrug off concerns about rising fuel prices and the slowing U.S. economy.
With the American consumer strapped for cash, the company is full steam ahead for Europe.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Bob Dickinson, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, has told Carnival Corp. that he will retire at the end of the year: Gerry Cahill, CFO of Carnival, will assume Dickinson's responsibilities as president and CEO effective immediately.
Stocks closed mostly higher, helped by lower bond yields and General Electric, which boosted the Dow. "This market bends a little bit but it doesn't break," Al Goldman, chief market strategist at A.G. Edwards., told CNBC.com. "The buyers are a little bit tired but the sellers are not very aggressive."
Carnival, the world's largest cruise operator, said its fiscal first-quarter profit rose as strong growth in its European business offset weakness in the Caribbean cruise market.
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Carnival, the world's largest cruise operator, reported greater-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by higher capacity and the weak dollar.
Shares of cruise operator Carnival Corp. declined in Friday trading when a Merrill Lynch analyst downgraded the stock, cautious on pricing weakness in the Caribbean this winter and into next summer.