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American Airlines 787-8

Is a Price War Brewing in the Airlines Industry?

Airline stocks were thrashed Wednesday, but then that’s the price of a price war. All the signs are pointing at a price war, and investors are not waiting around to ...
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American Airlines 787-8

Summer Airline Traffic to Hit 222 Million Passengers

An airline industry group expects 222 million passengers to travel between June 1 and August 31, a boon to the U.S.-based carriers, especially due to low fuel cost and current ...
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Delta and Southwest: Which Buyback and Dividend Hike Is Better?

Airlines have been a hot industry since oil prices initially dipped. Some of the biggest winners were Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV). 24/7 ...
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Will Southwest Pilots Go on Strike?

Pilots for Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced on Tuesday that they have formed a “Strike Preparedness Committee” in the event that talks between the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association (SWAPA) ...
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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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Airline Quality Ratings at 5-Year Low

In 2014, the U.S. airline industry posted its worst quality rating score in five years. Of the 12 U.S.-based carriers included in the rankings, the worst were Envoy/American Eagle, Express ...
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Bull and Bear

Goldman Sachs Cheapest Stocks, 6 Best Sector By Sector

If there is one firm on Wall Street that investors have been told that they want to pay attention to during analyst upgrades and downgrades, it is Goldman Sachs. The firm ...
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Delta Loses Court Battle to Boeing Over Ex-Im Bank

Another skirmish in the war over renewing the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank concluded last week when federal district court in Washington, D.C., ruled against a claim by Delta ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Altera, Dyax, HP, Kinder Morgan, Kors, Staples, Twitter and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Wednesday, an April Fool's trick for the first day of the quarter. Still, the bull market is six years old as the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Why This Analyst Is So Positive on Delta Air

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) has been riding high on lower oil prices throughout the past year, and it looks like the airline will continue to do so, according ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Delta, Devon, GM, LINN, Micron and More

Stocks were indicated to bounce on Monday morning after a very choppy week took out most of the gains in 2015. The one trend that remains in place is that ...
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Battle Between US, Persian Gulf Carriers Over Airline Routes Heats Up

The three largest U.S. airlines have charged three major Persian Gulf carriers with accepting $42 billion in subsidies over the past decade and using the money to steal market share on ...
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American Airlines Replaces Allergan in S&P 500

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) will be the newest addition to the S&P 500, taking the place of Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN). The change will occur after the close ...
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Air Travel Surges to Highest Level in 7 Years

Airlines have been able to raise ticket prices almost at will, it seems. They have added fees for everything from baggage to blankets. Add to those advantages a plunge in ...
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5 US Companies Focused on Returning Capital to Shareholders

If the 2008 recession and stock market calamity taught one lesson to chief financial officers of major corporations, it was one of lowering leverage, issuing less new debt and taking ...
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