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Will Spirit Airlines Remain the Most Profitable US Carrier?

Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The ultra-low cost air carrier posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.03 on revenues of ...
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Major US Companies to Add 100,000 Jobs

A coalition of 17 companies announced Monday morning a job creation program called the “100,000 Opportunities Alliance,” which has a goal of being the nation’s largest employer-led group committed to ...
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Boeing 757 ecoJet

Boeing 757 Flies Cross-Country on Green Diesel Fuel Blend

Using a blend of 95% petroleum jet fuel and 5% green diesel fuel made from waste animal fats, inedible corn oil and used cooking oil, Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) ecoDemonstrator ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Bankrate, Eli Lilly, Embraer, Oracle, Southwest Air and More

Stocks were higher on Thursday morning as investors start to move past Greece and think about a Federal Reserve that still looks somewhat dovish. The one path that keeps emerging ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Now Less Bullish on Airline Stocks

Since fuel prices began falling late last summer, the airline industry has taken advantage of these lower fuel costs like none other. Considering whether oil and fuel prices may or may not ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Chipotle, Cypress Semi, Enterprise, Juniper, Kindred, Ocwen, Pac-Bio and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Friday morning, perhaps after excessive selling on Thursday. Investors have bought every single pullback for what is now approaching four years. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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Spirit Jet

Spirit Is America’s Most Profitable Airline

Although Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) is the U.S. airline most hated by its passengers, investors have little to complain about. Spirit boasts the highest profit margin of any U.S. carrier, ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CenturyLink, IBM, Isis, J.C. Penney, Wayfair and More

Stocks were slightly higher on Monday morning after a Chinese interest rate cut over the weekend, but stocks hit all-time highs last week. The trend that has prevailed without fail ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BofA, CA, CBOE, CSX, FedEx, ITT, Potbelly and More

Stocks were looking for direction with minimal losses Friday morning ahead of the revised GDP reading. The one trend that has been set in stone is that investors want to ...
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2 US Airlines Among World’s Safest

Given the number of lives lost in 2014 due to airplane crashes, it may seem a bit cynical to review a report on airline safety. However, an airline safety rating ...
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Analyst Says Airline Rally Is Not Over: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

One sector that has been on fire this year is one that many think is growing a little long in the tooth. The airlines have had a dramatic jump this ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BP, Ciena, Finisar, SanDisk, VeriFone, Vertex, Wynn and More

Stocks were soft on Friday ahead of the unemployment report. Still, the markets are effectively around all-time highs, and investors remain optimistic about the U.S. recovery and are looking for ...
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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 Airlines

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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