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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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Low Oil Prices Translate Into Higher Profits for Big 3 Airlines

Oil prices declined an incredible 52% over the past year, according to CNN Money, and trade around $49 per barrel as of this writing. This served as a boon to ...
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United Airlines Resumes Flights

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) experienced technical difficulties Wednesday morning and was forced to halt its flights temporarily. Currently, flights have resumed and systems are back online, but the ...
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Are Major Airliners Colluding?

CNBC reported that the Justice Department is currently investigating whether or not there is collusion among airlines. The goal of this alleged collusion is to grow the industry at a ...
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Are Airline Stocks Becoming Grossly Oversold?

Investing in airlines can feel a lot like a flying through fierce storms and turbulence. A sky-high flight can instantly become so bumpy and rough that some passengers just cannot ...
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US and European Airlines Will Attack Subsidies to Mideast Carriers

In a clash that has been brewing for months, air carriers get a chance this week to battle head-on at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) annual meeting in Miami. ...
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United Airlines

3 Airline Stocks to Buy After Big Sell-Offs

After a multiyear rally that saw the airline stocks outperform many of the others on Wall Street, the transports, especially the airlines, have been murdered since the price of oil ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Now Less Bullish on Airline Stocks

Since fuel prices began falling late last summer, the airline industry has taken advantage of these lower fuel costs like none other. Considering whether oil and fuel prices may or may not ...
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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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Spirit Jet

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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