Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia president & CEO, discusses Expedia's strong growth and travel trends. Khosrowshahi also explains the effects of the harsh winter weather on the travel industry.» Read More
"The names you would traditionally think of with the holidays, they've actually lagged the market," Bespoke's Paul Hickey says.
Geostellar, a startup backed by power producer NRG Energy Inc, is seeking to become the Expedia or Orbitz of the solar industry-- a one-stop shop where consumers can not only compare the benefits of leasing solar panels versus buying them outright, but ultimately sign up to install a system.
More affluent travelers are women, and they're ready to spend more on their vacations. But will the trend benefit all travelers?
Despite a stellar 5-year advance, Cramer thinks this is the cheapest momentum stock in the market.
*Exxon Mobil shares rise after results beat Wall St forecast. Dragging on the Dow and the S&P 500, Visa Inc lost 3.5 percent to $196.67 after the world's largest credit and debit card company reported a 28 percent drop in quarterly profit.
U.S. stocks end lower.
*Exxon Mobil shares rise after results beat Wall Street forecast. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stocks edged up on Thursday, though trading was subdued a day after a Federal Reserve policy announcement that kept its stimulus plan in place.
NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stocks barely budged on Thursday as investors exercised caution in the wake of the Federal Reserve's policy announcement and some encouraging economic data.
In an exclusive interview, Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks about the company's plans for global expansion and its growing competition. CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports.
*Facebook volatile after results, Exxon shares higher. Expedia also advanced following its results, topping the S&P 500 percentage gainers, while Facebook Inc fluctuated between steep gains and losses.
U.S. stock index futures were mildly lower on Thursday after weekly data on the labor front and Exxon Mobil reported reported.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. Optimism about earnings was boosted by Exxon Mobil Corp, one of the largest U.S. companies by market cap, which reported adjusted third-quarter earnings that beat expectations, sending shares 0.8 percent higher to $89.53 in premarket trading.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday, suggesting the market's rally may have run out of steam, as investors digested recent comments from the Federal Reserve.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Facebook rises in premarket, trading could be volatile. NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday, suggesting the market's rally may have run out of gas, as investors continued to digest recent comments from the Federal Reserve.
Oct 30- Online travel agency Expedia Inc reported a third-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and said business referrals from review site TripAdvisor Inc. have improved, sending its shares up 18 percent in extended trading. Online travel agencies such as Expedia and Priceline.com depend heavily on leads from TripAdvisor.
*General Motors rallies, profit leaps on strong demand. *Facebook and Expedia rally in extended trading, Starbucks falls.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
WASHINGTON, Oct 29- The Obama administration appears to have passed up offers from Amazon and Microsoft to help fix the federal government's troubled healthcare enrollment website, according to documents released on Tuesday by a Republican-led congressional investigating committee.
*Rivals remain critical of Google proposals. BRUSSELS, Oct 28- EU regulators have asked 125 Google rivals and third parties to provide feedback on the company's second attempt to settle a three-year-long antitrust investigation and avert a possible $5 billion fine.