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4 Stocks to Buy That Win With a Strong Dollar and Low Oil Prices

Philosopher George Santayana wrote in 1905, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Today a more appropriate quote may be “Those who remember the past, are ...
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Airlines Earnings Trends: JetBlue, Southwest, United Continental

Earnings season is in full swing and Thursday morning brought three of the major airline earnings reports: Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) and United Continental ...
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3 Airline Stocks to Buy That Can Beat Earnings Expectations

If any industry benefits from falling oil prices it is the airlines. In fact, jet fuel accounted for almost 35% of one major airline's spending last year. With prices dropping ...
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Why PEOPLExpress Closed

In an era in which almost all U.S. airlines flourish, a new one, PEOPLExpress, could not make it. The company announced it has suspended service. Like many business enterprises that halt ...
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Walmart, Best Buy Reject Apple Pay

The list of banks, retailers and credit card issuers that will support Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently announced Apple Pay mobile payments is long and growing. The company says Apple ...
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Could Canada Be the Next Growth Market for Southwest Airlines?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been a changing carrier in recent years. It has resisted the urge to bilk its customers with endless fees, it has acquired AirTran, it ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Clear Skies Ahead for Airlines

The U.S. airline sector has undergone key changes since in the past decade. Airlines had a hard time remaining profitable throughout the whims of a business cycle, and new airline ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chevron, Netflix, Newmont, Southwest, Stratasys and More

Stocks were mixed early Tuesday as the equity markets looked for direction. Still stocks are effectively at all-time highs and investors are looking for good value and other opportunities to ...
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Frontier’s $15 Fares and Airline Profits

Former American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) CEO Bob Crandall used to say that the airline industry was the only one in which the worst-run companies set prices. If so, ...
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Why a Boeing 737 MAX Costs Up to $113 Million

The largest low-cost airline in Europe, Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: RYAAY) is reportedly prepared to place an order for 100 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) in a ...
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Insiders Sold Shares of High-Profile Companies This Week

With the surging stock market in rally and holiday mode this past week, the pace and volume dropped to the usual levels expected as summer comes to a close. This ...
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The Risks to Travel Sites: Providers No Longer Allow Price Comparisons

The online travel business is both one of the oldest e-commerce sectors and one of its better growing sectors as well. In the United States, online travel sales totaled $111 ...
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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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