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  • Feb 19- Priceline Group Inc reported quarterly profit that beat Wall Street expectations on Thursday but forecast first-quarter revenue below estimates due largely to foreign exchange volatility. Priceline, the world's largest online travel services company by bookings, said fourth-quarter profit rose nearly 20 percent from the year-earlier period to...

  • Feb 13- The U.S. airline industry expressed concerns on Friday about the tentative merger of Expedia Inc and Orbitz Worldwide Inc, saying it could hurt the travel business, but hinted it would not lobby actively against the deal. Expedia's agreement on Thursday to buy Orbitz for $1.33 billion marked the latest in a spree of acquisitions it and the larger...

  • *Ceasefire deal reached between Ukraine, Russia. *TripAdvisor soars on results; Expedia to buy Orbitz. NEW YORK, Feb 12- U.S. stocks ended sharply higher on Thursday, with a rally in technology stocks leading the Nasdaq to a 15- year high, while a ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine also eased tensions.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks closed sharply higher as investors cheered a deal between Russia and Ukraine, amid firming oil prices and strong earnings reports.

  • US STOCKS-Tech rally, Ukraine deal boost Wall Street Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    *Ceasefire deal reached between Ukraine, Russia. *TripAdvisor soars on results; Expedia to buy Orbitz. Sentiment was also boosted by a ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine, which soothed concerns that tensions in the region would prove a further drag on Europe's economy.

  • Expedia CEO talks $1.3 billion deal  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 10:01 AM ET

    Ortbitz has found a buyer. Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, discusses his company's deal to buy the Orbitz brand, and competition with Google.

  • Expedia, Orbitz stocks soar on deal news Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 9:01 AM ET
    Orbitz and Expedia

    Expedia said it would buy rival Orbitz Worldwide for about $1.33 billion, as it looks to increase its customers base in a highly competitive industry.

  • *Ceasefire deal reached between Ukraine, Russia. NEW YORK, Feb 12- U.S. stocks were poised to open higher on Thursday, following a ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine and surprising stimulus measures by Sweden's central bank, although soft economic data may keep gains in check. Leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed a deal to end fighting...

  • Three rewards programs worth signing up for Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    New data from Colloquy finds shoppers are less active in reward programs. Three rewarding categories to consider.

  • A taxi bike near the Capitolium square in Havana, Cuba.

    Orbitz CEO Barney Harford said the company will be able to provide consumers trips to Cuba within a year.

  • Booking.com bets on last minute reservations Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 9:32 AM ET

    Reserving a last minute hotel room is getting easier. Booking.com's new app is for travelers who had a flight canceled or prefer spontaneity.

  • Sued cheap-flights site owner: 'It's not illegal' Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Aktarer Zaman

    The young man who is being sued by United Airlines for founding a cheap flights website, said he hasn't done anything wrong.

  • Airline sues man for founding a cheap flights site Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 5:57 PM ET
    A United Airlines plane at Chicago's O'Hare airport

    United Airlines and Orbitz are suing a man for founding a website that helps travelers book cheap flights, according to CNN Money.

  • Who profits first from Cuba?  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Orbitz urged President Obama to lift Cuba restrictions when Raul Castro became President there. Orbitz CEO Barney Harford, makes his case for Cuba.

  • The stocks investors want on their shopping lists Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    A handful of retail and consumer-oriented stocks may have potential to deliver holiday returns, if recent history is any guide.

  • Orbitz drops; CEO pleased with quarter  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    Barney Harford, Orbitz CEO, says the company delivered a strong quarter and good guidance. Harford also discusses a loyalty deal with Bank of America.

  • Midday movers: Kate Spade, Apple, Hospira & more Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • US STOCKS-Dow, S&P hit records in volatile trading Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    *Genworth and Qualcomm slump following results. *Whole Foods rallies in bright spot for market. NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks edged up in a volatile session on Thursday as an indication that Europe would step in with additional stimulus in the case of weak economic conditions boosted cyclical shares, though some lackluster tech results kept a lid on gains.

  • UPDATE 2-Rising U.S. dollar weighs on Orbitz outlook Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    Nov 6- Orbitz Worldwide Inc cut the top end of its 2014 revenue forecast as a strong U.S. dollar weighs on returns from its international business, sending the online travel operator's shares down as much as 12 percent. The operator of the Orbitz and CheapTickets websites also reported a lower-than-expected third-quarter profit, hit by a jump in marketing costs...

  • Genworth, Qualcomm both slump following results. *Whole Foods rallies in bright spot for market. NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stocks rose slightly in a volatile session on Thursday, with investors cheered that Europe would step in with more stimulus if needed, though continued weakness in energy shares and some lackluster results kept a lid on gains.