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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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Why Southwest Trumped United Continental on Earnings

Among major airlines, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) currently is considered one of the best run, but when earnings come around, how does it stack up against the competition like ...
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5 Cheap Large Cap Stocks to Buy in an Expensive Stock Market

While the stock market clearly remains a better place for capital than the bond market, the reality is it is expensive. At 18 times earnings, it is pushing the envelope, ...
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Deutsche Bank Has 4 Airline Stocks to Buy With Big Upside Potential

If one theme dominates current Wall Street headlines, it is the strong dollar and currency headwinds. For the major airlines with big international routes into the United States, that could ...
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6 Big Dividend Hikes Expected Soon

Stocks are effectively at their all-time highs, and now we have the Federal Reserve promising again to not bring swift and massive interest rate hikes. This is a great climate ...
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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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12 Companies Expected to Raise Their Dividends Very Soon

With stocks having hit all-time highs and with the bull market now six years old, investors have to consider carefully which stocks and sectors they want to invest in. One ...
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January Traffic Stalls at Two Airlines

Both Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) reported January traffic numbers Monday morning, and investors are less than enthusiastic. Southwest’s revenue passenger miles rose ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top Picks for Huge Upside in 2015: Micron, Tesla, Southwest and More

As more of the top firms we cover here at 24/7 Wall St. fine-tune or release the top picks from the analysts at their firms, we are definitely seeing a ...
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Deutsche Bank Stock Picks With 100% US Business and Profits

You don’t need to be an economist to know that a stronger dollar makes it more expensive to sell products overseas. With the S&P 500 deriving 40% of total profit ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AOL, Caterpillar, Goodyear, Southwest, Synchrony, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated up and looking for a bounce on Wednesday morning after a big earnings and strong dollar related sell-off on the prior day. The trend for 2015 does ...
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Airlines Hit New Highs, Driven by Earnings and Oil

Falling oil prices over the past seven months have negatively impacted some industries. However, one big winner from lower crude prices has been the airlines. The lower cost oil yields a lower cost ...
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United, Southwest Shares Take Off After Earnings

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) both reported fourth-quarter and full-year earnings before markets opened on Thursday. In the wake of Delta Air Lines ...
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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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