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How Does American Airlines Fly 200 Million People a Year?

American Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) just announced that it had revenue of $41 billion and net income of $7.6 billion last year. The carrier said both were records. To hit ...
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7 Great Consumer-Driven Companies That Need to Start Paying Dividends in 2016

When it comes to returning capital to shareholders, dividends and stock buybacks generally are considered the top yardsticks. Buybacks can be opportunistic, but committing to a dividend payment is a ...
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The Bleak Texas Energy Jobs Picture in 2016, and the Coming Spillover Elsewhere

The jobs market is all peachy in Texas. At least that is what the monthly reports from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) would indicate. What must be kept in mind ...
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Boeing Snags United Order With Low-Priced 737s

The development costs on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 737-700 aircraft were paid off long ago. That gives Boeing a lot of wriggle-room on selling the plane, and it is very ...
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United Continental Earnings Fall Short Amid Fleet Update

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. The company posted $2.54 in earnings per share (EPS) on $9.0 billion in ...
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What to Look For in Southwest Airlines, United Continental Q4 Earnings

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) are scheduled to release their fourth-quarter earnings reports before the markets open on Thursday. From Southwest, the consensus ...
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Why It Is Time to Replace United CEO Munoz

It is time for the board of United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) to let CEO Oscar Munoz go. He deserves every bit of compassion any ill person should receive, ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on 4 Top Airlines as Oil Slide Continues

If any industry had a very merry 2015, it was the airlines. With the industry expected to print a profit of $18 billion for 2015, the stocks should be, pardon ...
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Who Might Replace United CEO Oscar Munoz?

With United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) CEO Oscar Munoz sidelined with a heart attack, and the company's board facing the prospect he may be out of work for some time, ...
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Why United Airlines Boosted Q3 Guidance

After reporting a preliminary September year-over-year increase of 4.9% in domestic passenger revenue and a consolidated revenue increase of 1.4% for the month, United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) raised ...
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Meet the Newest Additions to the S&P 500

The S&P 500 is shifting again. The index is adding two new components and dropping two to keep up to speed. Both Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) and United Continental ...
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Airlines Not Feeling Love From Oil Under $40

West Texas Intermediate crude broke under $40 for the first time in about six years on Friday. If there is one sector inside of the economy that loves it when ...
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Airlines Passengers Have More Complaints Than Ever

A report last week from the U.S. Transportation Department’s statistical bureau showed that complaints from U.S. travelers rose 20.3% in the first six months of 2015, compared with the same ...
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Airline Fees Hit $38 Billion

U.S. airlines collected $38 billion in fees last year, for everything from luggage handling to changing scheduled flight times. And there is not always a relationship between what the airlines ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, GM, SolarCity, Sunesis, United Continental, Disney, Valero and More

Stocks were looking for a small bounce on Friday. Again, the trend that keeps staying alive is that investors will buy every stock market sell-off when they think there are bargains. 24/7 ...
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