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JD Power: United Airlines Last in Customer Satisfaction

Product and services research firm J.D. Power published its customer satisfaction rankings of North American airlines Wednesday morning, and the names at the top and bottom of the list haven't ...
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Tech Insider Buying Jumps as Politics and Data Fuel Roller-Coaster Week: Seagate, Infinera, Pandora, AT&T and More

What a week for investors as some very unlikely scenarios became real. Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee for U.S. president and the Leicester City soccer team won the ...
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Gigantic Airline Purchase Highlights Insider Buying: United Continental, Mattress Firm, Summit Midstream and More

On a crazy earnings week when the market roller-coaster returned, and a warning from Carl Icahn raised some eyebrows, insider buying firmed some. Much of April has been plagued by ...
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Boeing, Airbus Lose Big Delta Order to Bombardier

Canada's Bombardier has won a firm order from Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) for 75 of its new CS100 aircraft and an option on 50 more in a deal ...
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American, Delta, United Are World’s Dirtiest Airlines

In a recent survey of 20 of the world's largest airlines, the three airlines that top the list for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL), ...
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JetBlue Named Best Airline, Spirit Worst

The new American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) study of airline quality showed JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU), a perennial favorite with consumers, ranked highest among airlines. Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Boeing Traveling to Iran; Still Fighting for Order from Delta

In mid-February, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) received permission from the U.S. government to initiate discussions with Iranian airlines that could lead to the sale or leasing of new planes. On ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Capital One, Energen, Micron, Salesforce.com, United Continental, United Rentals, Viacom and More

Stocks are up for the year, but Dow and S&P futures were lower ahead of an after the payrolls and unemployment report. Now that the gains have negated the selling ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Exelon, General Dynamics, Mattel, Philip Morris, SanDisk, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were looking steadily lower on Thursday ahead of the three-day Easter weekend. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both went positive for 2016 last week, but now ...
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Why the Brussels Bombing Travel Stock Sell-Off Is Unwarranted

Retail investors tend to trade based on the news. Institutional investors trade based on the reaction to the news. The fact that Tuesday’s terrorist attacks at the Brussels airport brought ...
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Hedge Funds Attack Airline Run by CEO Who Had a Heart Transplant

There is a time when it is improper for hedge funds to attack companies to enrich themselves. Such is the case with PAR Capital Management and Altimeter Capital Management, which own ...
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Latest Boeing Sale to United Is About More Than the Planes

Just a month ago, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced an order for 40 of its 737-700s to United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) in a bitter loss for Canadian airframe ...
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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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