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  • Continental Airlines and United Airlines jets

    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 End Sharply Higher in Broad Rally Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | 4:54 PM ET

    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 Beat Storms by Canceling Ahead Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 6:44 AM ET
    An American Airlines jet taxis to a gate after an overnight ice storm forced the closure of DFW International Airport on February 1, 2011 in Dallas, Texas.

    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.

  • Your First Move For Tuesday February 15th Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 6:26 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now! Also who hijacked the world's oil markets?

  • What's On: Airlines, Biotech and Egypt Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 8:43 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Winter Weather Leaves Traders Cold on 'This' Trade Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 11:54 AM ET

    But don't despair, the cold weather has them hot for another.

  • Better Weather Should Help Airline Investors: Analyst Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 11:07 AM ET

    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.

  • Storms and Oil, Winter of Discontent for Airlines? Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | 5:56 PM ET

    You don’t need us to tell you it’s been a wicked winter. With snow and ice storms blanketing half the nation, how should you play airlines?

  • Stocks End Up; Dow Misses 12,000 Mark Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 4:49 PM ET
    Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    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.

  • Futures Gain on Obama Speech, Boeing Weighs Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 8:09 AM ET
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    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.

  • 'Fundamental' Changes Allow Airlines to Take-Off: CEO Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 1:57 PM ET

    Typically when oil prices go up, airline stocks go down. But this recovery has been very different.  The airline industry seems to be going through a rational recovery for the first time in many, many cycles

  • Halftime: Is M&A Becoming Major Market Theme? Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 1:21 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders are closely watching the flurry of deal making in both tech & retail. Is M&A becoming a theme in the market?

  • US Airways jet on the tarmac surrounded by blowing snow, Philadelphia International Airport.

    The blizzard that nailed the Northeast this week disrupted air travel smack dab in the middle of the holiday season, causing headaches to passengers and airlines alike, but carriers are seen suffering little financially from the storm.

  • Options Action: Airlines Tuesday, 28 Dec 2010 | 5:51 PM ET

    As blizzards across the northeast caused hundreds of cancelled flights and closed airports, Scott Nations is turning bearish on one airline in particular.

  • Stocks to Watch: Cummins, Apache and More ... Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010 | 11:02 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Pushing 40, Southwest Is Still Playing the Rebel Sunday, 21 Nov 2010 | 9:49 AM ET

    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.

  • Our Best Value Plays Now: Strategists Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 4:53 PM ET

    Stocks were higher Thursday as GM shares surged in their trading debut and optimism grew for a deal to ease Ireland’s debt crisis. Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates and Patrick Becker, principal at Becker Capital Management shared their best value plays.

  • Option Traders Not On Board With Airline Stocks Friday, 22 Oct 2010 | 8:45 AM ET

    Airlines have been flying high on strong earnings, but many option traders aren't on board. OptionMonster's tracking systems have been detecting heavy call selling and put buying in the sector, reflecting a generally skeptical attitude by traders.

  • Stocks Close Higher After Volatile Session Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher after a see-saw session as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Alcoa fell.