Southwest Airlines Co


  • Southwest Flew Planes with Cracks:  FAA Inspectors Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 11:28 AM ET
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    The Federal Aviation Administration may know considerably less about the state of airline safety than it claims, the New York Times reported, citing a parade of witnesses and lawmakers said at a Congressional hearing.

  • Almost 1 in 3 Domestic Flights Late in February Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 2:04 PM ET

    Nearly a third of domestic flights failed to arrive on time in February, continuing a period of historically poor performance for an industry plagued with safety concerns and pinched by fuel costs.

  • American Airlines Boosts Cancelled Flights to 300 Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 3:55 PM ET

    AMR, parent of American Airlines, said it cancelled 300 flights Wednesday, up from the 200 it earlier said it expected to cancel.

  • Southwest CEO Apologizes For Lapses: WSJ Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 5:52 AM ET
  • The Selling Resumes Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 6:17 PM ET

    The Dow dipped slightly in choppy trading, just one day after a the Fed’s historic plan to pump liquidity into distressed financial markets triggered a huge rally. What's the word on the Street?

  • Southwest Grounds Planes After Missed Inspections Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 3:15 PM ET
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    Southwest Airlines grounded 41 planes overnight -- about 8 percent of its fleet -- in the wake of its recent admission that it had missed required inspections of some planes for structural cracks.

  • Stocks On The Move: H&R Block, Clear Channel... Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 6:52 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of H&R Block and Clear Channel popped while Fannie Mae and Nokia dropped.

  • FAA Proposes Record $10 Million Fine for Southwest Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 6:41 PM ET
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    U.S. aviation regulators on Thursday proposed a $10.2 million fine against Southwest Airlines, the largest safety penalty ever, for allegedly failing to inspect planes for structural cracks.

  • Lightning Round: Medco, Amgen, Yum! and More Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 8:12 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Lightning Round: Mastercard, Infosys and More Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 8:29 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Airline Stocks Losing Altitude? Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 8:51 AM ET

    Are airline stocks losing altitude as crude oil futures are taking off again, moving into the $100 a barrel territory?  The AMEX Airline Index (.XAL), an airline sector tracker has dropped more than 24% in the past six months, weighed by a surge in oil.  However, the index is up 3% YTD.  Here are the index components - only one is for the past six months...

  • Industrial Winners and Losers Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 2:41 PM ET

    As Matt Nesto reported, there is a new Industrial Revolution underway, particularly in areas affected by global demand.  Here is a list of those winning the revolution...

  • Airlines: A Tale of Mergers and Bankruptcy Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 2:43 PM ET

    Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Northwest Airlines (NWA) are approaching a merger agreement that would create the largest airline by traffic, according to the WSJ.  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.

  • A Holiday Loved By All (Advertisers) Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 1:54 PM ET

    Partly because of the deteriorating economy, more companies than usual are participating in the annual blizzard of holiday promotions, but skeptics still warn about advertising overkill and the risks of marginal or tacky campaigns.

  • Stocks Had Bad January--So Is It Time to Buy? Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 5:30 PM ET

    While many market pros think stocks may be in for a rough ride for several more months, there still are buying opportunities you can take advantage of now.

  • Stocks to Get You Through This Volatile Market Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 4:42 PM ET

    Just one day after the Fed cut interest rates by a half-point, stocks are up -- after dropping -- and economic uncertainty is resurging.  CNBC asked market experts where investors should put their money in this environment.

  • Airline Stocks: How to Fly Safely Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 1:44 PM ET
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    Airline stocks have lost a lot of altitude in the last few months, but Raymond James airline analyst James Parker sees some of them getting a lot of lift.

  • Don't Wait for the Fed: Where to Invest Now Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 4:03 PM ET
  • Bargain-Hunting In a Wild Stock Market Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 2:17 PM ET

    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.