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CARACAS, Venezuela— Come to Venezuela and you might get a longer trip than you bargained for. The U.S. Embassy in Caracas issued an advisory Tuesday urging Americans to be careful when traveling to Venezuela because of the steep drop in airline service to the South American country.
Delta Air rose$. 35 or. 9 percent, to $39.89. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 27 or 2.2 percent, to $12.60. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 57 or 1.9 percent, to $31.32.
Delta Air rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $39.54. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 05 or. 4 percent, to $12.33. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 01 or percent, to $30.75.
Delta Air rose$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $39.63. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 08 or. 7 percent, to $12.36. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $30.73.
Delta Air rose$. 98 or 2.5 percent, to $39.51. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 37 or 3.1 percent, to $12.28. Southwest Airlines Co. rose $1.06 or 3.6 percent, to $30.82.
*Dollar General offers to buy Family Dollar. NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a 14- year high as increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions in Russia gave investors reasons to make bigger bets on the equity market.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Dollar General Corp., up $6.68 to $64.14. The discounter started a bidding war for rival Family Dollar, offering $8.95 billion as it tries to trump a Dollar Tree bid.
NEW YORK— A bidding contest for a discount retailer and easing concerns about Ukraine helped send U.S. stock indexes higher. Dollar General jumped 12 percent after the company made a bid to buy Family Dollar. United Continental and American Airlines each climbed 4 percent.
Investors should remain long and get ready to buy on pullbacks, funds manager Sarat Sethi says.
Delta Air rose $1.11 or 2.9 percent, to $39.64. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 29 or 2.4 percent, to $12.20. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 80 or 2.7 percent, to $30.56.
Dollar General jumped after making a bid for retailer Family Dollar, a rival discount store. The offer topped a bid made last month by Dollar Tree, another discount retailer. Investors had become skittish on concerns that the tensions between Russia and Ukraine were escalating.
Delta Air rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $38.53. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 11 or. 9 percent, to $11.91. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $29.76.
U.S. stocks ended the week mixed after news of fresh conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Delta Air fell$. 22 or. 6 percent, to $38.18. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $11.74. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $29.58.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Delta Air rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $38.45. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $11.86. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $29.87.
SINGAPORE/ NEW DELHI, Aug 14- A decade after low-cost carriers led India's air travel boom, full-service airlines are gearing up for a battle for premium passengers that only the deep-pocketed are likely to win. The carriers are also bracing for Vistara, a venture between Singapore Airlines Ltd and conglomerate Tata Sons Ltd which will start flying in October.
U.S. stocks closed higher for the third time in four days as a rally in tech, airlines and biotech firms helped lead gains.
Airlines from the United States and abroad have turned the in-flight safety video into an art form in recent years. We found the most entertaining.
American Airlines is dropping meals for premium passengers on some short flights.