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American Airlines Cuts Ties With JetBlue

Due to its greater reach along the U.S. East Coast arising from its recent merger with US Airways, American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) said Monday that it has ended ...
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McDonald’s February Sales Threaten First-Quarter Margins

In a near repeat of January's results, February same-store sales for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) U.S. stores fell and the company's global sales were rescued by sales in Europe. U.S. ...
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Is McDonald’s Setting Investors Up to Hike Wages for Employees?

When McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD filed its Form 10-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, the company listed a new risk factor to its business. The company ...
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New Visa-MasterCard Payment Security Group to Focus on Technology

In the wake of a number of recent high-profile data breaches, Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) said Friday that they have formed a new group aimed ...
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American Airlines on Pace for Record Annual Profit

Less than three months after its rebirth, American Airlines Group Inc. (NYSE: AAL) is on pace for a record annual profit, according to analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. The consensus estimate ...
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TriplePoint Venture Capital IPO Hits the Tape

Closed-end, non-diversified investment firm TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (NYSE: TPVG) offered 8.33 million shares in an initial public offering (IPO) Thursday morning at a price of $15 a share. ...
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Carl Icahn Renews Push to Shake Up eBay

Activist investor Carl Icahn has "not yet begun to fight" according to his latest open letter to the shareholders of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Thursday. His impetus was an investor ...
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Can UPS Save With Propane-Fueled Delivery Trucks?

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) announced Wednesday morning that it will purchase 1,000 propane-fueled package delivery trucks and install 50 propane fueling stations at a cost of around $70 ...
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J.D. Power: Best Companies at Customer Service

We might not be able to define good customer service, but most of us know it when we get it. Research firm J.D. Power took a more measurable approach and ...
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ITT Educational Services Misses the Point of CFPB Complaint

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a lawsuit on Wednesday alleging that ITT Educational Services Inc. (NYSE: EIS) the for-profit college chain engages in “predatory student lending.” On Thursday ...
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LifeLock FTC Concerns Seem Too Harsh, but Caveat Emptor

LifeLock Inc. (NYSE: LOCK) should be the right company that is both in the right place and at the right time. After all, this company helps consumers to directly protect themselves against identity theft ...
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Apple Founder Steve Jobs to Be Honored With Postage Stamp

While the irony of Steve Jobs being honored on a U.S. postage stamp is not lost on anybody in the technology world, it certainly highlights the incredible admiration with which ...
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Top Online Service Brands Connect With Customers

What consumers value most in a product are quality and customer service. Companies that succeed in creating a brand based on excellent quality and outstanding customer service can charge more ...
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Fast-Food Wars: McDonald’s vs. Yum! Brands in China

When fast-food giants McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year results for 2013, both chains said that U.S. sales were flat at best ...
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U.S. Postal Service Losses Just Keep Mounting

If the U.S. Postal Service was a stock, it might have the highest short interest of any on Wall Street. The good old USPS just keeps turning in losses, keeps ...
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