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  • Asia stocks fall on weaker US housing data Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 11:28 PM ET

    BANGKOK-- Asian stock markets fell Friday after the latest data on U.S. housing dimmed hopes of improvement in an industry that is crucial to recovery in the world's No. 1 economy.

  • UPDATE 3-United Continental profit falls, shares down Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 7:11 PM ET

    Oct 25- United Continental Holdings Inc, the world's biggest airline, missed Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit as revenue fell and expenses rose, sending its shares down nearly 4 percent on Thursday.

  • Airline stocks mixed, reflecting earnings Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 3:54 PM ET

    United Continental Holdings Inc.' s profit tumbled to $6 million after earning $653 million in the same quarter last year, and the results fell short of Wall Street's expectations.

  • On the Call: United Continental CEO Jeff Smisek Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 3:29 PM ET

    United Airlines knows it needs to get back on its customers' good side. And parent company United Continental Holdings Inc. reported just $6 million in net income for the quarter. CEO Jeff Smisek said he knows that some regular customers went elsewhere, and that the airline is working to win them back.

  • Stocks waver on a big earnings day Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 3:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- A weak showing in home sales and a mixed batch of earnings reports kept the stock market flipping between minor gains and losses on Wall Street.

  • News Summary: United Continental 3Q earnings Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 2:30 PM ET

    United says it is running a reliable operation now, and that its problems are behind it. And much of the profit drop-off was because of an accounting charge. FEWER SEATS, MORE DOUGH: United Continental Holdings Inc. will reduce flying 1 percent next year as it tries to minimize the number of empty seats, so it can charge more for the seats that remain.

  • UPDATE 2-United Continental posts lower profit, revenue Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 2:05 PM ET

    Oct 25- United Continental Holdings Inc, the world's biggest airline, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as revenue fell and expenses rose.

  • United Airlines troubles mostly wipe out 3Q profit Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    It was a rough third quarter for United Airlines. "We recognize that some of our customers chose to fly other airlines during the summer, when our operational performance degraded," CEO Jeff Smisek said on a conference call. Net income for United Continental Holdings Inc. dropped to $6 million, or 2 cents per share, from $653 million, or $1.69 per share, a year earlier.

  • United Continental posts lower quarterly net profit Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 11:38 AM ET

    Oct 25- United Continental Holdings Inc reported a lower quarterly profit on Thursday as revenue fell and operating expenses rose. The world's biggest carrier, formed when United bought Continental Airlines in 2010, had net income of $6 million, or 2 cents a share, in the third quarter, compared with $653 million, or $1.69 a share, a year earlier.

  • Stocks climb, breaking out of a weeklong slump Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 9:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- Stocks climbed Thursday on Wall Street, aiming for their first significant advance in more than a week, on the busiest day for quarterly corporate earnings reports. Eight of the 10 industry groups in the S&P 500 index rose. Online game maker Zynga jumped 26 cents to $2.39 after the company reported revenue that was stronger than analysts had anticipated.

  • US futures up on of jobs, manufacturing numbers Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 9:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- Stock futures edged higher Thursday with some positive numbers coming out of the manufacturing sector and potentially more evidence of an improving jobs picture. The report from the Commerce Department on orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods shows a surge in September, the largest in nearly three years.

  • A look at earnings from the major airlines Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 8:44 AM ET

    Here is a summary of earnings reports from United Continental Holdings Corp., Delta Air Lines Inc., US Airways Group Inc., AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines, and Southwest Airlines Co.. United Continental's profit shrunk to $6 million from $653 million a year ago.

  • United Continental reports smaller 3Q profit Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 7:56 AM ET

    It was a rough third quarter for United Airlines. Net income for United Continental Holdings Inc. dropped to $6 million, or 2 cents per share, from $653 million, or $1.69 per share, a year earlier. But excluding that charge, its profit of $1.35 per share was still 12 cents less than analysts expected, according to FactSet.

  • United has rough third quarter Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 12:33 AM ET

    It was a rough third quarter for United Airlines. Net income for United Continental Holdings Inc. dropped to $6 million, or 2 cents per share, from $653 million, or $1.69 per share, a year earlier. But excluding that charge, its profit of $1.35 per share was still 12 cents less than analysts expected, according to FactSet.

  • American plans to hire 2,500 pilots Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 10:42 PM ET

    DALLAS-- The CEO of American Airlines said the company expects to hire 2,500 pilots over the next five years as it ramps up international flights.

  • American plans to hire 2,500 new pilots Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 6:32 PM ET

    DALLAS-- The CEO of American Airlines said the company expects to hire 2,500 pilots over the next five years as it ramps up international flights.

  • Delta 3Q profit surges on fuel gains Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 6:04 PM ET

    Delta Air Lines reported a billion-dollar third-quarter profit and said demand is holding up well. The world's second-largest airline posted net income of $1.05 billion, or $1.23 per share, compared with $549 million, or 65 cents, a year earlier. And Southwest is still integrating AirTran _ 17 months after buying the company.

  • UPDATE 1-Air Canada, United settle with Canada on routes Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 3:30 PM ET

    TORONTO, Oct 24- Canada's Competition Bureau said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement with Air Canada and United Continental Holdings that prohibits them from coordinating on 14 transborder routes but clears the way for a joint venture that excludes those routes.

  • US Airways president talks about Southwest fares Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 3:13 PM ET

    The president of US Airways says Southwest Airlines Co. is changing how it thinks about prices. He says Southwest is targeting fare increases and sales, which can be "a little hard to understand" for most people but seems smart to airline insiders.

  • American to add new US, international flights Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:32 AM ET

    DALLAS-- American Airlines says it will start new international routes next year, seeking to capitalize on growth in international travel, especially among high-fare corporate travelers.