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  • Travelers Face Narrowing Options For Olympic Games Friday, 16 May 2008 | 5:53 PM ET
    Airplane Takeoff

    Travelers to the  Olympic Games this August in China better book airline tickets soon, but a dramatic buildup of Western hotels—many still just coming on-line —should make finding a room less of a challenge.

  • Boomer Stocks To Play Friday, 16 May 2008 | 9:46 AM ET

    There are a lot of baby boomers out there and there's a lot of potential money to be made off of their retirement. Just be prepared to apply unconventional thinking to fit the habits of nontraditional people.

  • Hotel Chains Get Pummeled By Economy, Gas Prices Friday, 2 May 2008 | 1:26 PM ET

    The $109 billion lodging industry is facing a  triple  squeeze play-- weakening demand, higher operating costs and more supply coming on-line.

  • Stocks Flat But Earnings News Abound Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 7:09 PM ET

    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.

  • The Case For Being Bullish Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 4:37 PM ET

    Futures popped right after the close as Google reported strong numbers; up 10 percent. Major indices stable today, despite mixed earnings report. IBM, good, Marriott, ok on strong international sales, but Conway, Nokia and Pfizer were notable disappointments.

  • Earnings Not Much Help For Markets Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 9:13 AM ET

    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.

  • Pops & Drops: eBay, Dell... Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 6:43 PM ET

    Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of eBay and Prudential popped while Dell and Sotheby's dropped.

  • Oil and Dollar Tag Team on Travel Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 9:20 AM ET

    Talk about the "Road less Traveled".  With the dollar at all-time lows against major currencies and the continued rise of crude oil prices, many Americans may be rethinking the summer vacations they have been planning.  Here are some companies that may feel the impact...

  • Stocks Hold Their Ground Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    A massive sell-off ends in a paltry 45-point drop on the Dow. Is that reason to sell or celebrate on Wednesday? Find out in the Word on the Street.

  • No Love for Stocks After Intel, Bernanke News Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 5:07 PM ET

    U.S. stocks fell deeper into the red Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress that economic growth would be "sluggish" at best in the near term.

  • Worries About 'Sluggish' Growth Sink Stocks Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 12:50 PM ET

    U.S. stocks remained in the red Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony in Washington.

  • Stocks Hold Losses After Bernanke Testimony Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 11:11 AM ET

    U.S. stocks remained in the red Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony in Washington.

  • International Growth Once Again "Big Deal" Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 9:22 AM ET

    The story is on international growth today. Marriott beat, and along with everyone else on the planet reported stronger revenues (revenue per available room, or RevPAR, in this case) internationally than domestically: up 9.2 percent vs. 6.2 percent. First quarter guidance a tad below expectations. Remember, Starwood cut its 2008 forecast a short while ago.

  • Market Insider/Thursday Look Ahead  Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 9:17 PM ET

    Will stocks get a Bernanke bounce? That's certainly what some traders are hoping for ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernake's testimony before the Senate Banking committee Thursday. But of course, there's always the chance his comments could bring on a Valentine's Day massacre.  

  • Week Ahead: Markets Rock On Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 5:41 PM ET

    Wild volatility has become such a norm in the stock market that it's impossible to imagine anything but another rocking week ahead.

  • Hotel Analyst: Check Back In -- After The Bottom Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 10:37 AM ET

    Investors have been checking out of hotel stocks recently.  Jake Fuller, hospitality analyst for Thomas Weisel Partners,  thinks they'll want to check back in -- but not right away.

  • Beijing 2008: Hotels Building A Big Presence In China Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 2:00 PM ET

    Major companies such as Chicago-based Marriott International, the Intercontinental Group of Britain, Accor of France and Shangri-La of Hong Kong, have built networks and are expanding aggressively through the country. 

  • Beijing Games 2008 -- Game For The Games Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 2:00 PM ET

    Athletes and companies alike are looking forward to the opportunity to shine under the spotlight in what will be a special event in the history of the Olympic games.

  • Beijing 2008: Major Hotel Groups Gearing Up Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 1:58 PM ET

    Top Western hotel brands are already well established in Beijing and Shanghai – as well as smaller cities – and are boosting their presence, looking to capitalize on the games, which are expected to draw an estimated 2 million visitors.

  • Commerce Secretary Leads Businesses to Vietnam Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 1:35 PM ET

    Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, leading a delegation representing US businesses to Hanoi's presidential palace, said the stage is set for trade growth between the US and Vietnam.