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Stocks declined Tuesday amid concerns about interest rates and a slide in consumer confidence. Merck dragged on the Dow industrials after the FDA rejected a key cholesterol drug.
Stocks finished flat Monday as concerns about the Federal Reserve's rate decision in a couple of days kept a lid on activity generated by merger buzz.
Stocks ticked higher Monday amid merger buzz but index gains were modest as the market awaits the Federal Reserve's rate decision later this week.
UAL and US Airways Group are in advanced merger talks prompted by Continental Airlines' decision this weekend to walk away from similar talks with UAL, sources with knowledge of the matter said. .
Stocks retreated after an early pop Monday as the early market buzz was all about deals and deal makers.
Continental Airlines has called off talks with United Airlines because of the other carrier's weak financial condition, and "the increasing cost of oil increases the risk of doing an airline merger," a source briefed on that matter said Sunday.
The parent of United Airlines, which held unsuccessful merger talks with Continental Airlines, said on Sunday it would pursue all options to ensure a sustainable future.
American Airlines has had early-stage merger talks with US Airways and is in advanced talks for an alliance with Continental Airlines, sources briefed on the situation said.
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Stocks closed higher Wednesday, with Boeing landing the top-gainer spot on the Dow after a solid quarterly report from the jet maker. Techs rallyied ahead of key earnings from Apple and Amazon.
Stocks ticked higher Wednesday, with Boeing landing the top-gainer spot on the Dow after a solid quarterly report from the jet maker. Techs rallyied ahead of key earnings from Apple and Amazon.
Stocks ticked higher Wednesday, with Boeing landing the top-gainer spot on the Dow after a solid quarterly report from the jet maker.
Stocks waffled Wednesday, with Boeing landing the top-gainer spot on the Dow after a solid quarterly report from the jet maker.
Futures about flat as oil is at least down a bit this morning. Earnings were mixed, and an IPO pricing was a bit disappointing. Boeing better than expected. ... How much money can an airline lose? Delta lost $6.4 billion, or $16.15 a share; its merger partner Northwest reported a net loss of $4.1 billion, or $15.78 a share...
Delta Air Lines, the No. 3 US carrier, posted a first-quarter loss as high fuel costs and a weakening economy roil the industry.
Oil prices are finally at the level where stock investors are taking note, but some traders think they still aren't paying enough attention.
Stocks opened lower Tuesday after disappointing guidance from Texas Instruments.
Five of the six major airlines in the United States plan to start charging coach passengers as much as $25 next month to check a second bag, the latest move in their quest to offset high fuel prices.
Big banks topped this week's investing news as they continued to fight their way through the subprime mortgage mess. For some, like JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup, which both reported earnings this week, it meant continued writedowns.