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Defense Department Awards Contracts to FedEx, UPS, Alaska Air

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Thursday the award of more than a dozen contracts for everything from environmental rehabilitation work to repair and maintenance work for missiles going ...
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Southwest Posts Worst On-Time Arrival Record

According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) posted the worst record among major airlines for on-time arrivals in June at 66.8%. Hawaiian ...
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United Is America’s Worst Airline

U.S. airlines are among the lowest-rated industries in the country when it comes to customer satisfaction. According a survey completed earlier this year by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), ...
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Airline Fee Revenues Skyrocket 1,200% Over 7 Years

If it weren't for the various ancillary revenues that airlines have cobbled together over the past several years, the industry would likely be in much worse shape. In 2007, 23 ...
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10 Brands That Will Disappear in 2015

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that we predict will disappear before the end of the next year. This year’s list reflects the fact that mergers and ...
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Deutsche Bank Says Buy Every Major Airline This Summer, Except for One

Despite consistently high jet fuel prices, the airlines have continued to see their stocks go even higher. When you take a look at what they charge for everything from extra ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Infoblox, OmniVision, PNC, Splunk and More

Stocks closed at new highs on Thursday, but investors are being told that it is a stock picker's market rather than a raging bull market. Each morning of the week, ...
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The Dangers of Chasing Hopeful Merger and Buyout Stocks

Every time the economy gets good again, and every time the stock market gets high again, waves of mergers and acquisitions begin taking place. The stock market's bull run is ...
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Alaska Air and JetBlue Top Airline Ratings

The results of the new J.D. Power Airline Satisfaction Survey were not a surprise. The two winners have been at the top of their categories for several years. Alaska Air ...
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America’s Best and Worst Airlines

As an industry, airlines received the fourth-worst score in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) rankings of customer satisfaction. Only pay TV, social media companies and Internet service providers rank ...
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Cowen Says Buy These Top Airline Stocks Before Earnings

In the constant debate over whether the economy in improving, one item that should perk up the interest of the pundits is the pickup in the airline industry. In a ...
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Merrill Lynch Updates Endeavor List With Top Small-Cap Stocks to Buy

One of the keys for small-cap portfolio managers is strength in the domestic economy. Most of the firms that we cover on Wall Street are reasonably bullish on the prospects ...
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The Most Fuel-Efficient U.S. Airlines

Airlines hit hard by rising fuel costs have adopted many of the same countermeasures that drivers hit with higher fuel costs use: fewer trips and more efficient vehicles. The main ...
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Deutsche Bank Top Stocks to Buy That Can Survive a Strong Dollar

Currency cycles and their changes against the U.S. dollar affect equity multiples because they reflect and drive capital inflows and outflows. Dollar cycles also influence earnings through a complex variety ...
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Deutsche Bank Has Well-Known Small and Mid-Cap Stocks to Buy

The stronger the U.S. dollar becomes against foreign currencies, the more investors need to look at the small- and mid-cap stocks. Typically much of their core business is domestic in ...
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