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As ancient doomsday predictions draw near, hotels and restaurants are launching tongue-in-cheek promotions to profit from the fiery apocalypse forecasts surrounding Dec. 21, one Mayan Calendar's end date.
American Airlines rolled out new airfare choices, including fee-waiver and free bag options.
Facebook will be added to the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index prior to the open Wednesday.
Stocks struggled to hold their gains Monday, as investors remained reluctant to jump in amid ongoing "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
Shares of JC Penney are popping today despite a cautious note from JPMorgan on the stock, with the FMHR traders.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Markets seem to be stuck in a range, but here are three stocks that saw unusual moves Thursday.
Travel companies may make their brands more Amazon-like.
Competitive pricing helped the top-ranked travel websites shine, according to a new online satisfaction survey released Friday by J.D. Power and Associates.
Priceline.com’s $1.8 billion acquisition of Kayak Software may be its last for a while, Jeffery Boyd, Priceline.com CEO, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Friday.
Jeffery Boyd, CEO, Priceline.com, discusses the details of the cash and stock deal, and the growing competition among online travel sites.
Kayak has agreed to be acquired by Priceline, Kayak said on Thursday when it released its third quarter earnings report.
U.S. stock funds attracted $1.06 billion in inflows in the week ended Oct. 31, the first batch of new money for the funds since raking in $7.51 billion in the week following the Federal Reserve's announcement that it would buy $40 billion in mortgage-backed securities per month until the job market improves, the fund-tracking firm said.
NEW YORK-- Shares of online travel companies soared Friday after both Priceline.com and TripAdvisor reported better-than-expected quarterly results. Priceline.com Inc.' s profit jumped 27 percent as customers made more travel bookings on its website.
With power still out and phone service sketchy after Hurricane Sandy, travelers are turning to the web in hopes of booking a New York room.
In the last big piece of economic news before Tuesday's presidential election, the Labor Department said employers added 171,000 jobs last month, while the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent. Stocks in Europe and the U.S. rose after the report was released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time, then gave back much of those gains.
Shares of TripAdvisor and Priceline.com jumped before the opening bell Friday after both surprised investors Thursday with better-than-expected third-quarter profit. Priceline.com Inc.' s profit grew 27 percent as customers made more travel bookings on its website.
Expedia Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said Hurricane Sandy will hurt its results, though he couldn't estimate the total cost.
Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.
Shares of online travel companies fell Friday after Travelzoo Inc. warned investors that its third-quarter profit would likely shrink 40 percent from the prior year. Online travel companies such as Travelzoo, Expedia Inc. and Priceline.com Inc. are in intense competition for customers, who remain somewhat cautious about their spending.