Expedia Inc


  • July 31- Online travel agency Expedia Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results, driven by higher hotel and flight bookings.

  • Expedia 2Q profit climbs 25 percent Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    BELLEVUE, Wash.— Expedia Inc. on Thursday reported profit that rose by 25 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Bellevue, Washington- based company said net income increased to $89.4 million, or 67 cents per share, from $71.5 million, or 51 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • July 31- Online travel agency Expedia Inc reported a 36 percent rise in quarterly profit, driven by higher bookings for hotel rooms and airline tickets. The company's net profit rose to $85.9 million, or 67 cents per share, for the second-quarter ended June 30 from $63 million, or 51 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, Expedia earned $1.03 per share.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- With some of Wall Street's more volatile names set to report in the next couple of days, traders who bet on big swings in shares are hoping to see moves more like Facebook than Netflix. Netflix, along with Gilead Sciences and several other stocks famous for their sharp gyrations, were unusually calm following their latest quarterly reports.

  • Early movers: AAPL, KING, BA, IBM, APP, ADM & more Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 7:54 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, May 21, 2014.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • BRUSSELS, July 3- Europe should update its laws to reflect the rise of digital currencies, the head of a bitcoin start-up said, after a successful U.S. auction of bitcoins was seen as a sign of their broadening appeal.

  • NEW YORK, June 30- SecondMarket and U.S. investment firm Pantera Capital, two of the more prominent bidders in the U.S. Pantera Capital chief executive officer Dan Morehead told Reuters the firm was not able to purchase the bitcoins because their bid was below the market price.

  • NEW YORK, June 30- Second Market, one of the more prominent bidders in the U.S. Marshals Service auctioned off about 30,000 bitcoins seized during a raid on Silk Road, an Internet black-market bazaar where authorities say illegal drugs and other goods could be bought.

  • Your first trade for Monday Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Delta, United lead the way in airline fees Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    U.S. airlines collected $790 million in bag fees in the first quarter of 2013.

  • Investing in digital currencies: Risks and rewards Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    If you want to consider investing in digital currencies like bitcoin, these are the primary methods.

  • US STOCKS-Banks lead Wall St higher; cyclicals rally Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    *Oil falls; Obama considers military options in Iraq. E* Trade Financial was the S&P 500' s top gainer, up 7.7 percent at $22, while Charles Schwab Corp climbed 5.5 percent to $27.30.

  • Stocks rise for third day with Fed decision ahead Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 4:05 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    Stocks fluctuated on Tuesday a day before the Federal Reserve's policy decision.

  • Rent your home--or your couch Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:02 PM ET
    (Left to right) Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia, co-founders of Airbnb

    Despite opposition, Airbnb's rent-your-home marketplace, with its 'airbed and breakfast' approach, is catching on in the shared economy.

  • Early movers: T, AMZN, AAPL, TSLA & more Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:38 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Telecom connection for billion-dollar start-ups Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:09 AM ET
    Tony Jamous (left) and Eric Nadalin, co-founders of Nexmo

    The instant messaging boom—and its billion-dollar valuations—may rely more on Nexmo than better-known WhatsApp or WeChat.

  • Why the Priceline-OpenTable deal is different Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    Here's why Priceline's purchase of OpenTable is different than other deals we've seen lately, says Michael Yoshikami.

  • *Priceline's offer of $103/ shr a 46 pct premium. June 13- Travel website owner Priceline Group Inc will buy restaurant reservation website operator OpenTable Inc for $2.6 billion, aiming to broaden its services outside the increasingly competitive online travel industry.

  • 2014 is the year Wall Street embraces bitcoin: CEO Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 12:31 PM ET
    Barry Silbert, Founder and CEO of SecondMarket.

    Wall Street is about to embrace bitcoin in a big way, said Barry Silbert, CEO of SecondMarket, at the Exponential Finance conference.

  • A $100 million idea that no one knows about Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Like Kayak and airline tickets, SeatGeek helps customers find seats for various entertainment venues. Can they succeed if no one knows about them?