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Customer satisfaction with airlines in the United States has fallen to its lowest level since 2001, according to a survey published Tuesday.
The week was chock full of economic angst and M&A intrigue. But one dark constant loomed over all ... rising oil prices.
Five-star fund manager Kent Croft says investors can pump some profits into their portfolio through the power of natural gas. Read on for his sector insights -- and favorite stocks.
This fuel could be the key to America's energy independence, he says.
As of Friday, 389 (just under 80%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
As of this morning, 292 (just under 60%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
As of this morning, 143 (just under 30%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Google hits it out of the park, Merrill posts a loss but shares climb anyway and Pfizer plummets. All the earnings trades and much more right here.
Continental Airlines and Southwest Airlines, two of the healthiest major U.S. carriers, said Thursday that record-high fuel costs led to disappointing quarterly earnings and they cut growth plans.
Thirty years have passed since the airline industry was deregulated. Has it really worked out as originally envisioned?
Mixed reports on earnings this morning; IBM is a help, but Pfizer, Continental Airlines, Marriottspacer and Nokia are not. Merrill Lynch recorded another $9 b in write-downs on mortgage-related assets, leveraged loans and hedges.
Southwest Airlines on Thursday posted lower first-quarter earnings as a weak U.S. economy and record fuel costs took their toll on the leading U.S. discount carrier.
IBM's big 26 percent profit jump could set the foundation for another decent day in the market if there are no nasty surprises in the wings to derail it.
American Airlines stepped up inspections and hoped to have all of its 300 MD-80 aircraft ready to go Saturday afternoon its first full daily schedule in a week on Sunday.
Frontier Airlines Holdings has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but unlike other airlines filing for bankruptcy in recent weeks, it plans to keep running while it reorganizes.
Air traveler angst was sure to continue Friday as American Airlines grounded hundreds more flights. The financial toll and loss of goodwill likely would grow as well, as the inspection-related mess spread further to other carriers and hurt an industry already bleeding cash thanks to high fuel costs.
Southwest Airlines said after markets closed Thursday that its 2008 spending on jet fuel could rise more than $500 million from last year because of rising oil prices.