Apple stocks were U.S. hedge funds' top holding during the second quarter this year, beating travel website Priceline and iPhone manufacturer Qualcomm to the winning spot.
The companies say they will remain independent, "but what it really means for travelers is, sadly, the loss of a credible competitor," one analyst said.
Kayak co-founder and CEO Steve Hafner discusses competition among travel websites.
“As terrific as Google’s percent gain has been since its IPO 9 years ago, it’s been dwarfed by these stocks,” Cramer said.
Stocks kicked off the week with a thud, with the Dow and S&P 500 logging their first four-day losing streaks this year, as Treasury yields hit a two-year high amid ongoing worries over when the Federal Reserve might start to reduce its asset purchases.
For investors still uncertain about the euro zone's prospects, analysts say there is a safer way to play its nascent recovery: Buy shares of U.S. companies that do a lot of business there.
With a boost from William Shatner, Priceline is heading at warp speed to be the S&P's first $1,000 stock, surprisingly with a reasonable valuation, investors and analysts say.
Priceline may be the hottest stock around nearing $1,000 a share. Is the hefty price tag worth it? Steven Weiss and Josh Brown debate. And the battle between Bill Ackman and JC Penney continues. Is the retail board looking for ways to remove Ackman from its ranks?
Stocks finished the week in negative territory, with major indexes logging their worst week since June, as investors found little reason to buy following the market's recent highs and amid ongoing worries about when the Fed may start to wind down its stimulus program.
Priceline is hitting an all-time high today. Ronald Josey, JPM Securities, discusses whether the stock will break $1,000.
Shares of Priceline.com are soaring this morning after reporting strong Q2 earnings. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, and Tom White, Macquarie Research, analyze the positive momentum.
U.S. stock index futures were in the red Friday, putting major indexes on track for their worst week since June, despite an upbeat industrial output report from China.
Shares of the online travel company are at 14-year highs, as second quarter earnings beat on both the top and bottom line. Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ analyst, explains why he put a price target of $1, 125 on the stock.
Priceline reported a sharp jump in revenue as bookings spiked 38 percent. Shares rose after-hours.
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Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Thursday, with the S&P 500 finishing just below the 1,700 mark, buoyed by stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data and following a favorable jobless claims report.
Priceline is reporting Q2 EPS of $9.70 non-gaap, on revenue of $1.68 billion, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
Priceline.com is up 48 percent this year, trading well above $900 per share. CNBC's Herb Greenberg, and Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray, share their opinions on the stock's worth.
With Priceline shares trading at a 14-year high, investors want to know if its upcoming earnings report will help its stock fly even higher.
Analysts are looking for good news from Priceline, reports CNBC's Seema Mody, and the recovery in Europe could be a big driver, Shares are currently trading at their highest level since May 1999.