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Volatile markets can eat a portfolio alive, but they can also create real bargains for investors, according to senior editor Jeffrey Kosnett of Kiplinger's Personal Finance.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Now that the Fed has acted, earnings news comes back to the fore as investors look ahead to Wednesday's Wall Street open.
Jamie Baker thinks airline stocks are ready to take off. "We do see significant potential upside from here," the JP Morgan senior airline analyst told CNBC. He offered investors his top stock picks.
Airline stocks rallied last week on news that Delta Air Lines was mulling a takeover of either United Airlines or Northwest Airlines, suggesting that many investors think airline mergers are a brilliant idea.
OK, ok, ok: I know I said I was going to stop with the Southwest Airlines boarding system e-mails, but I can't help myself. I have rarely gotten so much response (other than my Ann Coulter rant and the Xbox 360's problems!). Don't miss the last e-mail on this page -- my fave!
Flying Southwest Airlines again today. Getting the hang of the new boarding system. Maybe it's not so stupid. Maybe I'm not so stupid. I'm flying to Sacramento and driving to Stockton to check in again on America's Foreclosure Capital.
More responses to my comments on Southwest's new boarding policy. Here's a painful sample: "I think what Jane is saying is -- basically people are too stupid to learn to stand in line if they have to learn to count above the number 10 without removing their shoes?" Ow.
Patric Verrone, President of the Writers Guild of America West, appears live today during "Street Signs" to be interviewed by yours truly. In a strange way, I have the AMPTP to thank...
I fly Southwest a lot. I like it. Very low expectations, just cheap, reliable service. But they have a new boarding system which is supposed to be an improvement over the one that's worked fine for decades.
Fewer flights will go in and out of New York City airports at the busiest times to try to ease chronic nationwide air travel delays, the government said.
Bank of America says their fourth quarter results will be "disappointing" and there are more write-downs coming due to exposure to collateralized debt obligations (CDOs). They will likely not be buying back stock until 2009. Down 2 percent pre-open.
Stocks closed lower as investors worried about the impact of the credit crisis on the financial sector and on the wider economy.
Airlines are continuing to face challenges from high fuel prices and slowing passenger demand, prompting Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines to issue warnings.
Airlines stocks take flight and another brokerage flirts with collapse. With the price of oil slightly retreating and the holiday traveling season revving up, airline stocks may enjoy a profitable winter season.
Shares of US Airways Group led major U.S. airline stocks lower on Thursday, as the sector matched a steep decline in the broader market.
Oil prices ended down after reaching a record high Thursday, as worries over the health of the U.S. economy resurfaced.
What's on the minds of today's chief executives? Here's a sampling of what CEOs are saying on CNBC.
Southwest Airlines, the leading U.S. low-cost carrier, said on Thursday that third-quarter earnings rose as higher ticket prices and fuller planes fueled record revenue.