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Stocks edged slightly higher for the week amid wild daily swings, including on Friday, as the markets climbed back in the final minutes of the session to pare losses for the day nearly in half.
Airfares at major U.S. airlines are climbing again, continuing a dizzying pace of nearly weekly increases on both penny-pinching vacationers and expense-account corporate fliers.
Stocks ended sharply higher after rallying throughout the session Thursday as an upbeat report on jobless claims and falling oil prices led investors to retrace losses from earlier in the week ahead of a key jobs report on Friday. Caterpillar and Bank of America gained.
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Airlines have become more aggressive in canceling flights before major winter storms rather than trying to fight their way through the snow. The New York Times reports.
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But don't despair, the cold weather has them hot for another.
Airline investors may have to wait until better weather comes their way as winter storms and new rules are causing havoc in the industry, said Helane Becker, airlines analyst at Dahlman Rose.
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Stocks closed modestly higher, but the Dow lost ground in the final minutes of trading to close below 12,000 after rising above and below that level much of the session. DuPont and Alcoa rose, while Boeing fell.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday as investors gear up for the Federal Reserve’s policy statement and turn more bullish on remarks made by President Obama in his State of the Union address.
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Southwest doesn’t quite fly on auto-pilot, but as it prepares for its 40th birthday next year, it is flush with success, the New York Times reports.
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