U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors weighed softness in economic data ahead of Friday's important jobs report.» Read More
Banks mostly flat, with modest weakness in the larger regional banks. It's a good sign: the Bank Index (BKX) rallied almost 25 percent from the February low to the high last Thursday, and declined only 3 percent on Friday. There are three clear risks...
Five major airlines have agreed not to follow Spirit Airlines in instituting fees for carry-on luggage, and New York Sen. Charles Schumer said he was hopeful other carriers would follow suit.
Uncertainty surrounding Goldman Sachs will likely overshadow the positive news from dozens of major corporate earnings reports in the week ahead. Some analysts say the Goldman spacer fraud charges could be the event that will trigger a much anticipated stock market correction.
The UAL Corporation, the parent of United Airlines, and US Airways are in talks to merge, in a potential deal that would create one of the world’s largest airlines, people briefed on the matter told DealBook on Wednesday.
Airlines are now touting their summer fares to lure travelers. But what they are also introducing new fees for items and services that used to be free.
Continental Airlines is ending free hamburgers, barbecue and sandwich rolls for many of its passengers in favor of a food-for-sale program that mirrors what other carriers are already doing.
UAL has been outperforming, and the options action remains bullish.
The Federal Bureau of Transportation said airlines are expect to cancel another 1,000 flights Thursday. Despite the bad weather, are airline stocks worth investing in? Jamie Baker, senior airline analyst at JPMorgan, and Hunter Keay, airline analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, shared their outlooks.
Stocks closed broadly higher on optimism that help was on the way for Greece to deal with its heavy debt burden.
Stocks staged a relief rally Wednesday amid talks of a bailout for Greece and positive earnings and sales news from some key Dow components.
U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher open Tuesday morning, a day after a last-hour selloff pushed the Dow to its first close below 10,000 since November, and the S&P 500 to a fresh three-month closing low as well.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Burger King and Abercrombie & Fitch popped while Berkshire Hathaway B’s and Akamai dropped.
With Johnson & Johnson, Corning, Yahoo! and many other firms reporting on Tuesday, what matters most?
US airlines are trading up 1 to 2 percent today. Airline earnings season begins this week with AMR (AMR, Jan 20), Continental (CAL, Jan 21), and Southwest (LUV, Jan 21) all reporting this week. Traders still getting over the shock of Japan Air Lines (JAL) bankruptcy; JAL has been bailed out 4 times in past 10 yrs by the Japanese government...
An airline passenger who yelled "I want to kill all the Jews" on a Detroit-bound plane was arrested on disorderly conduct and other charges, but authorities said Thursday the incident didn't appear terrorism-related.
Stock prices will go higher and the economy is likely to get better next year, said Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter. He shared his market outlook for the New Year.
Stocks eked out a gain Monday, their sixth straight win, after a report showed the holiday-shopping season wasn't as bad as predicted. Airlines skidded after a botched terrorism attempt.
Stocks advanced Monday, with retailers ringing up gains after a report showed the holiday-shopping season was better than expected. But airline stocks skidded amid worries about security after an incident during the height of holiday travel last week.
United States airlines have cut back on all but the most basic services in recent years — for most passengers. But for their very best customers, some airlines are providing extra perks and creating new tiers of status to make them feel special.
Stocks are starting the week on a positive note, putting both the Dow and S&P at new 52-week highs. This comes despite dollar strength over the past week and a half (U.S. Dollar Index now up over 3 percent from recent low) and lower commodity prices.