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Charl Malan, Senior Metals & Mining Analyst on the Van Eck Global Hard Assets fund which is rated 5-stars by Morningstar and up 24.96% this year, said now is a good time to invest in commodities because of “unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus in the United States, China and Europe.”
As crude marches higher the Airline Index has been taking it on the chin down about 6% in the last week. But not all airline stocks are created equal.
Plus, get calls on tech, chemicals and more.
The travel and leisure industry is all about customer service. Actually, every industry is about customer service, but we really hold people to account if we feel mistreated at an airline or hotel.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Jim Iuorio at TJM Institutional Services and Larry Hatheway of UBS Investment Research weighed in on the best places to invest now.
Concerns that the recent outbreak of swine flu could reach pandemic proportions dragged down the Dow and S&P Monday with investors hammering airlines, hotels and more.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Cigna and Cheesecake Factory popped while Southwest Airlines and GameStop dropped.
Stocks ended a rocky session higher Thursday as investors were encouraged by JPMorgan's results and techs rallied amid anticipation of better results from Google after the bell.
An early pop fizzled Thursday as investors digested a mixed bag of economic and earnings news. Banks were mixed as techs gained.
Housing starts were below expectations, but futures still rose as some are saying jobless claims were not as bad as expected.
Futures pointed to a higher open Thursday as investors shrugged off some dismal data points, choosing to focus on a drop in the headline jobless-claims number.
JPMorgan Chase could rule the day Thursday. Traders expect the stock and Treasury markets to take their cue from the bank's first quarter earnings report and forward comments.
As Earnings Season gets further underway, analysts continue to revise their estimates for the First Quarter downward. Data from Thomson Reuters shows that year over year EPS growth numbers from last April are now expected to fall 37.8% compared to an expected drop of 12.5% at the start of the year.
After a five-week rally, stocks face one of their toughest challenges yet - a very nasty earnings season.
U.S. air carriers led by Hawaiian Airlines took some of the hassle out of flying last year. The airline industry had its best performance in four years in 2008, private researchers said Monday in their annual study of airline quality, based on government statistics.
For some, the economic downturn has induced a “take no prisoners” attitude and for others, they find themselves bending over backwards to appease everyone and anyone in sight. The reality is that both strategies are short lived and unproductive.
Delta Air Lines and Continental Airlines saw unusual options activity yesterday, as airline stocks surged across the board.
The airline sector is enduring some serious turbulence due to the sharply weakening global economy, but some carriers, such as United Airlines and easyJet are set for a softer landing and could even take off, Daryl Guppy, CEO of GuppyTraders.com, told CNBC.com.
On top of all the other economic problems, things are terrible in the travel industry. Portoflio.com has the details.