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Just how strong is the U.S. economy right now? Good question. Tough answer. We picked four specific segments of the consumer economy and are taking a look inside the stocks to find some answers. Hotels. Restaurants. Theme parks. Appliances.
Another day, another Greek deadline: Today, the Greeks have to: 1) Produce written commitments from the two main party leaders that they plan to stick to the austerity program after Greek elections in April; and 2) detail how it will cut an extra 325 million euros ($428 million) euro zone finance ministers insist be cut before the second bailout money — 130 billion euros, or $171 billion — is released.
Wyndham Worldwide will release second-quarter figures on Wednesday before the bell. In the past 8 quarters, Wyndham Worldwide shares rose 2.23 percent, on average, two days after the company reported its quarterly results.
Information like restaurant tips, flight times and driving directions is coming to guests at midtier hotels that do not provide traditional concierge services. The New York Times reports.
China’s high-speed railway system, the largest-ever transportation infrastructure project in history, is presenting opportunities for global investors, says Jerry Lou, China Strategist at Morgan Stanley.
Not only are hordes of internatonal tourists visiting the big name cities, a new generation of domestic travelers are discovering China's second- and third-tier cities.
India’s growing market for clean and decent, yet affordable hotel rooms is now attracting plenty of international attention. The Financial Times reports.
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That didn't last long: euphoria over the EU deal already wearing off: Spain down 5 percent, Portugal down 3 percent, Italy down 2 percent...euro weakness resumes. At least Germany backed the plan. But some are arguing that letting the euro continue to devaluate will be a long-term help to the EU economy.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Hilton may soon learn a hard lesson about loyalty, compliments of its rival InterContinental Hotels Group. IHG is targeting Hilton loyalty program members who were upset by Hilton Worldwide's recent decision to raise the number of loyalty points required for a free hotel stay with a promotion IHG is calling the "Luckiest Loser."
The Dow eked out a gain Tuesday in light, choppy trading following Monday's rally. Health-care, utilities and materials were the best-performing sectors.
Stocks opened slightly lower Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's rally — but it was a short-lived breather with stocks bouncing back within the first hour of trading.
Futures indicated a slightly lower open for the U.S. stock market on Tuesday amongst mixed reports from corporates on earnings, outlook and employment and ahead of the Veterans Day.
In the midst of the recession, Intercontinental Hotels doled out $1 billion cash to make over its Holiday Inn brand in the largest relaunch in the history of the hospitality industry.
Trends in the last several months have been getting “less worse” in the hotel industry, said Patrick Scholes, hotel and lodging analyst at FBR Capital Markets. He told investors where they should be putting money to work.
Priceline.com was up 14% yesterday after beating Q2 earnings estimates on strong sales and bookings and guiding above expectations for its current third quarter. The company noted that its results have been and continue to be helped by strong demand for leisure travel this summer, which has been spurred by lower prices via heavy discounting.