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Carnival, the world's largest cruise operator, reported greater-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by higher capacity and the weak dollar.
Shares of cruise operator Carnival Corp. declined in Friday trading when a Merrill Lynch analyst downgraded the stock, cautious on pricing weakness in the Caribbean this winter and into next summer.