Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK)

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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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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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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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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Merger

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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