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  • NEW YORK— Shares of JetBlue Airways Corp. rose Tuesday after the airline reported second-quarter earnings above Wall Street expectations. JetBlue also said it was ordering more planes to expand its Mint premium service and could add flights to Europe by the end of the decade. If JetBlue goes ahead with flights to Europe, it would compete against major U.S. and...

  • FORT WORTH, Texas— American Airlines' second-quarter profit fell 44 percent from a year ago, to $950 million, as taxes, lower revenue and higher labor costs offset another big drop in fuel. American, the world's biggest airline, said Friday that net income amounted to $1.68 per share and compared with $1.7 billion, or $2.41 per share, in last year's second quarter.

  • NEW YORK— Stocks fell Thursday after a mixed set of earnings reports put at least a temporary halt to the market's record-setting run. Airlines had some of the sharpest drops on worries that falling fares will hurt their profits. "It's surprising how strong the market has been," said Rich Weiss, senior portfolio manager at American Century Investments.

  • DALLAS— Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights across the country were delayed or canceled Wednesday after technology problems prevented many travelers from checking in or boarding flights. Southwest began having intermittent problems with several computer systems after an outage around 2 p.m. Central time. Southwest briefly held planes at their gates,...

  • DALLAS— Record revenue and cheaper fuel pushed Southwest Airlines' second-quarter profit up by 35 percent, to $820 million. That was short of Wall Street expectations, however, and Southwest predicted Thursday that a key revenue figure will turn down in the July-through-September quarter. Southwest shares plunged 11 percent in afternoon trading, wiping out...

  • A Southwest Airlines jet takes off at Midway Airport in Chicago, Illinois.

    Southwest Airlines is investigating technical issues impacting all its online platforms, the company tweeted on Wednesday.

  • DALLAS— Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights across the country were delayed or canceled Wednesday after technology problems prevented many travelers from checking in or boarding flights. Southwest began having intermittent problems with several computer systems after an outage around 2 p.m. Central time. Southwest briefly held planes at their gates,...

  • Microsoft Corp., up $2.82 to $55.91. United Continental Holdings Inc., up 45 cents to $48.30. Intuitive Surgical Corp., up $31.15 to $703.05.

  • CHICAGO— In a bid to reduce long airport security lines, United Airlines said Wednesday it will work with federal officials to install automated screening checkpoints this fall at its hub in Newark, New Jersey, and later this year in Chicago and Los Angeles. United's move echoes similar announcements from Delta Air Lines and American Airlines.

  • CLEVELAND— Republican New Jersey Gov. Christie said Wednesday that David Samson, who acknowledged using his position to pressure United Airlines to reinstate a flight that benefited him, is an "extraordinary person" and is "my friend and always will be." Christie appointed him chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs area bridges,...

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    U.S. sovereign bonds built on this week's gains Wednesday as demand waned for safe haven assets prompted by the Brexit vote.

  • The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Morgan Stanley headquarters at Canary Wharf in London, U.K.

    U.S. stock-index futures rose on Wednesday as investors cheered better-than-expected earnings from Morgan Stanley.

  • DALLAS— United Airlines' second-quarter profit dropped 51 percent as revenue fell due to lower average fares, which are expected to persist through the rest of the summer. The results were dragged down by a $412 million write-down of its operations at Newark, New Jersey, and by paying taxes— it didn't last year. Still, the reduced profit beat Wall Street...

  • A United Airlines jet

    A United Airlines jetliner bound for Boston returned to the gate at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport after reports of engine smoke.

  • Money managers

    Jim Cramer says the media is making things seem worse than they really are. So far, earnings have been strong.

  • Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    Jim Cramer broke down why bonds with negative yields are disastrous for investors.

  • Man sitting in pile of money

    Jim Cramer refutes the theory that stocks are held up by an unnatural floor. A win is a win!

  • David Samson, then-chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, at a board meeting on February 19, 2014.

    Former Port Authority Chairman and Gov. Christie ally David Samson plead guilty in an investigation tied to a scheme involving United Airlines.