Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV)

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9 Big Stocks That Doubled in 2014

The S&P 500 index has gained just over 12% in the past 52-weeks, a good effort, but far below the 32% return in 2013 and not quite up there with ...
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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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The 7 Best Investments of 2014

Every year, new global trends emerge, old ones play out, and the financial markets adjust. This can offer new opportunities for investors to make money if their forecasts are accurate, their ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Netflix, RF Micro, Starbucks, Southwest, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday after weak overseas economic readings and after U.S. stocks hit all-time highs again last week. Investors keep proving over and over that they will ...
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What Does a Boeing 737 MAX Cost?

The largest low-cost airline in Europe, Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: RYAAY), has confirmed an order for 100 737 MAX 200 aircraft from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) in a deal valued ...
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The Best Stocks of 2014 Part 2: Financial, Tech, Transport, Utilities

Stocks are enjoying another stellar year in 2014. The S&P 500 Index was up 14% year-to-date right before Thanksgiving, and the bull market is now more than five and a ...
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JetBlue Adds Fees, Removes Legroom to Raise Profits

Over the past 10 years, shares of JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) have lost nearly 16% of their value, while another low-cost air carrier, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has ...
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Have Airline Stocks Rallied Too Much on Lower Oil Prices?

Falling oil prices over the past month have made a huge contribution to the major airliners’ stock prices. The impact of lower oil prices and the continued strong consumer demand ...
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5 Top Stocks That Could See Big Year-End Buying as ‘Window-Dressing’ Picks

As the trading year starts into the last stretch of 2014, many mutual fund and hedge fund managers are in trouble. They have underperformed the market or their specific benchmark, ...
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The High Cost of Cancelled Airline Flights

In the past 30 days, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has cancelled 707 U.S. flights, more than any other major carrier. United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) has cancelled 518, ...
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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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