Airline profits are set to soar as oil prices remain suppressed when the big four are already flying high, Mark Gerchick said.» Read More
Airlines stocks are flying high, leaving the global recession in their wake as the price of crude oil continues to tumble. The unprecedented plunge in oil prices have led many of the airlines stocks higher, with 64% of the AMEX Airline Index components gaining above 15% in the past six months.
As we enter the first full week of 2009, just over 25% of the S&P 500 stocks have forward EPS growth expectations in the double digits. Here is a sampling of them.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Campbell Soup popped while New York Times and Hess dropped.
Want to know why there's been a flurry of downgrades recently? Here's the inside baseball.
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Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Northwest Airlines' (NWA) merger was approved yesterday by the Justice Department, creating the world's biggest airline. Both emerged from bankruptcy last year and now they are looking to join forces. Here is a look at M&A and bankruptcies in the turbulent airline industry.
Airline customers are cashing in more frequent-flier awards this year, looking to avoid higher fares and believing that miles just aren't worth the same anymore.
Air fares are up, right? The short answer is yes -- 22 fare increases this year. But fares in some cities are flat or even down, as fierce competition keeps airlines from charging as much as they would like.
The Dow rose on Wednesday as surprisingly strong data on durable goods orders soothed some concern about the sluggish economy.
I'm heading to Las Vegas. I'll be filing live reports from there Wednesday on how the economy may be hurting Sin City, both in gaming and Strip mega-developments. We're also going to look at residential real estate in a place where bubble grew the biggest -- and popped the loudest. There will be plenty of Web Extras, too..!
Medal Round - Final: The Beijing Olympics have come and gone, and so does our World Markets Olympic Challenge. The USA's S&P 500 surged on its last day of the competition to solidly take the gold. See how the other indices finished here.
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Boeing is keeping all of its options open in the air refueling tanker competition, disagreeing with an Aviation Week report that it is "strongly considering" dropping out, and your responses on American Airlines' flight attendant investigation.
The Wall Street Journal reports American Airlines is investigating why some flight attendants reportedly decided on their own to trigger emergency slides last week, when a plane bound for Hawaii returned to LAX because of the smell of smoke.
Following are Monday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dell and Elan popped while Exxon Mobil and Freightcar America dropped.
To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AutoNation and RadioShack popped while Southwest Airlines and Pulte dropped.
On Squawk Box this morning, CEOs from various industries aired their insights on the economy, energy prices, real estate and politics.
Readers maintain that the market is in for far worse than the experts think ... and tell me to lay off the spooky market omens.
One of the airlines protesting speculation is actually a pretty good speculator itself.