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  • Trader Talk: Intel Guidance Gives Cheer Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 5:00 PM ET

    Finally, a little bit of good news -- from Intel, trading up 7 percent after the close. (IBM reports tomorrow.) Why no rally from the airlines, despite the Delta-Northwest merger? Traders, to a man, pointed to oil...

  • Earnings, Energy Boost Stocks; Airlines Skid Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 4:44 PM ET

    All three major indexes finished slightly higher Tuesday, led by energy and bank stocks, as investors processed some not-horrible earnings results. Airline stocks skidded amid concerns about fuel prices and viability.

  • Market Mood Sours Amid Earnings Jitters Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 1:48 PM ET

    Stocks traded mixed Tuesday as not-horrible earnings failed to quell market jitters about earnings.

  • United, Continental Hint They Could Do A Deal Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 1:38 PM ET
    United Airlines

    UAL, the parent of United Airlines, and rival carrier Continental Airlines both hinted that they may seek a merger partner after Tuesday's news that Delta Air Lines will buy Northwest Airlines.

  • Airline Mergers: A Dismal Assessment Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 11:59 AM ET

    With all the talk about the benefits of airline mergers, there are some sad realities around this entire business. Here is a somewhat downbeat -- and controversial -- assessment about what all these mergers might really mean, from Peter Schiff, president of brokerage firm Euro Pacific Capital.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed as Earnings Improve Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 11:47 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Tuesday after a tame core inflation reading, a better-than-expected manufacturing report and news of a Delta-Northwest deal.

  • As crude oil is at a new all-time record closing in on $115 per barrel and up almost 20% year-to-date, jet fuel costs have soared, and are up 25% since January 25th.

  • The Earnings "Surprise"--There Was None Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 9:16 AM ET

    Futures actually moved up at 8:30 ET, despite PPI much stronger than anticipated (core PPI was in-line, apparently because car and truck prices were dropping; the NY Empire State Index was stronger than expected).

  • Work Begins for Delta, Northwest Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 2:37 AM ET
    A Delta jet taxis to its terminal.

    If Delta and Northwest are going to create the world's largest airline, they'll first have unions to cajole, politicians to placate, and antitrust regulators to convince.

  • A Delta jet.

    Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines said on Monday that they have agreed to merge in a deal valued at more than $3 billion that would create the world's largest airline.

  • United Airlines

    Continental Airlines and United Airlines have laid most of the groundwork for a merger, two people briefed on the matter said, and could have a deal ready "pretty quickly".

  • Oil Hits Record; Stocks Fall Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 6:12 PM ET

    The drop on Wall Street was modest considering Wachovia's massive loss. Also, Crocs earnings, airline M&A and much more.

  • Dow Slips as Financials, Retail Tug at Stocks Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 4:38 PM ET

    Stocks opened mixed as investors juggled an unexpected loss from Wachovia and an uptick in retail sales.

  • Energy Stocks Jump; Financials Drag Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 2:45 PM ET

    Stocks opened mixed as investors juggled an unexpected loss from Wachovia and an uptick in retail sales.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed; Wachovia Tumbles Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    Stocks opened mixed as investors juggled an unexpected loss from Wachovia and an uptick in retail sales.

  • Wachovia's Loss: Signal Of More To Come From Banks? Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 9:15 AM ET

    On Friday, General Electric surprised, now it's Wachovia Bank's turn. They missed by a mile: a loss of $0.14 from continuing operations, consensus was a gain of $0.40. They are cutting their dividend 41 percent and seeking to raise $7 b in capital, so the poor earnings will be diluted even more.

  • Delta, Northwest Said To Be Close To Combination Sunday, 13 Apr 2008 | 6:13 PM ET

    Delta and Northwest could announce a combination as early as Tuesday that would create the world's biggest airline.

  • Week Ahead: Challenging -- At The Least Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 7:34 PM ET

    A double helping of economic data and first-quarter earnings reports will flood the zone next week, but it's the corporate earnings that will drive stocks and give a better picture of where the economy is going. If GE's bombshell earnings miss is an indicator, the news will be as nasty as traders expect.

  • Trader Radar - Friday Apr. 11th Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 5:33 PM ET

    Q: On Fast Money’s Trader Radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. It may take its name from a landform at the mouth of a river but this company operates far above the earth and always displays two trademark red triangles on the tails of its jets. As a competitor continued to contend with cancellations this stock was anything but grounded today, taking off on renewed talk of a merger with a rival. Who is it?

  • For the week ending Friday, April 11, 2008 the US Markets ended the week in negative territory. There was not a lot of movement in the markets for most of the week, as the major indices traded on a mix of news including same store sales, record highs in oil, flight cancellations from major airlines, and disappointing first quarter results from Alcoa (AA). The markets tumbled on Friday on General Electric's (GE) disappointing earnings.