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A number of major U.S. companies who rely on consumer spending warned about their results on Monday evening, including credit card company American Express, Macintosh computer and iPod maker Apple and cruise ship operator Royal Caribbean Cruises.
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Royal Caribbean announced the latest features on its new cruise ship Oasis of the Seas
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The price of skyrocketing oil is making waves for the cruising industry, but that has not stopped cruising giant Royal Caribbean International from coming up with new innovations they hope will attract new customers and boost revenue.
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European markets have recovered in the past two hours after a rough start. Credit Suisse roiled the markets early, as it announced $2.85 billion in writedowns -- just a few days after posting relatively strong fourth-quarter profit...
Cruise lines appear to be little affected by any slowdown in consumer spending. Are travelers saying bon voyage to recession worries?
The same goes for businesses with strong exports. After all, it's the domestic economy that's hurting, Cramer said, not markets overseas.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Royal Caribbean Cruises posted a better-than-expected 14 percent rise in quarterly profit Monday as stronger pricing and increased capacity helped it shrug off concerns about rising fuel prices and the slowing U.S. economy.
For those who want to live the high life on the high seas but find most cruise ships too big, a new line of boutique ships from Azamara Cruises could be just the ticket.
With the American consumer strapped for cash, the company is full steam ahead for Europe.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
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The cruise operatorposted a fourth-quarter profit on Monday, reversing a year-earlier loss, helped by stronger prices and lower cruise costs.