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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...
NORWALK, Conn.— The Priceline Group Inc.' s fourth-quarter results topped Wall Street expectations, thanks in part to hotel and car rental reservation growth. Shares of Priceline climbed more than 8 percent in Thursday morning trading. Priceline's stock gained $90.82, or 8.1 percent, to $1,213.81.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Blackrock Florida Municipal 2020 Term Trust: Approximately 46,300 shares changed hands, a 400.3 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 07 or. 5 percent to $15.03.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Bank of America Corp. rose. 1 percent to $16.63 with 82,668,500 shares traded. Ford Motor Co. fell 1.2 percent to $16.11 with 43,593,100 shares traded.
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.
Stocks closed sharply higher as investors cheered a deal between Russia and Ukraine, amid firming oil prices and strong earnings reports.
*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.
Ortbitz has found a buyer. Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, discusses his company's deal to buy the Orbitz brand, and competition with Google.
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...
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Orbitz CEO Barney Harford said the company will be able to provide consumers trips to Cuba within a year.
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.
The young man who is being sued by United Airlines for founding a cheap flights website, said he hasn't done anything wrong.
United Airlines and Orbitz are suing a man for founding a website that helps travelers book cheap flights, according to CNN Money.
Orbitz urged President Obama to lift Cuba restrictions when Raul Castro became President there. Orbitz CEO Barney Harford, makes his case for Cuba.
A handful of retail and consumer-oriented stocks may have potential to deliver holiday returns, if recent history is any guide.
Barney Harford, Orbitz CEO, says the company delivered a strong quarter and good guidance. Harford also discusses a loyalty deal with Bank of America.
Some of Thursday's midday movers: