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Media Digest 9/26/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

According to Reuters, talks over a US bailout of banks broke down and will begin again today.Reuters reports that Washington Mutual (WM) became the largest bank failure in US history. ...
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Can A Combined NWA & Delta Narrow Losses? (DAL, NWA, CAL)

If you were against airline mergers, you might be preaching to the deaf now.  Northwest Airlines Corporation (NYSE: NWA) has voted in favor its merger with Delta Air Lines (NYSE: ...
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Alitalia: US Airlines Are Not Off The Hook (AMR)(UAUA)(NWA)

Alitalia went belly up over the weekend. The causes were the same as for most recent airline failures. Fuel is too high, and do are debt-loads. Passenger traffic is being ...
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Media Digest 8/26/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

According to Reuters, Singapore sovereign fund Temasek say it sees value in US and UK stocks.Reuters writes that two large bond investors may get involved in raising capital for Fannie ...
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The Airline’s Recent –Death Defying Actions–(AA)(UAL)(DAL)(CAL)

Not long ago daily media stories were predicting which major airline would be the first in line to fail. Las Vegas type odds were given to a list of inevitable ...
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Are Airlines Worth 50% More? (AMR)(CAL)(UAUA)(DAL)(NWA)

Stocks in a number of airlines rose over 40% last week with some, including AMR (AMR) moving up over 50%. The price of oil sold off sharply enough to warrant ...
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Delta Cautious But Not Suicidal (DAL, NWA)

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is in an odd spot this morning.  The company beat earnings and claims a gain before extraordinary items, yet it still had a wide loss ...
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Media Digest 7/10/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

According to Reuters, Robert Steel was named the new CEO of Wachovia (WB) and the bank said it would have a quarter loss of $2.6 to $2.8 billion.Reuters writes that ...
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The 52-week Low Club (TELK)(CC)(MBI)(NWA)(OMX)(GM)

Telik (TELK) Someone selling out of the stock in big numbers. A mystery wrapped in an enigma. Down to $1.24 from 52-week high of $4.96.Circuit City  (CC) Still selling off ...
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Media Digest 6/18/2008 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

According to Reuters, Staple (SPLS) has received EU approval for a takeover of Corporate Express.Reuters writes that DreamWorks is in conversations with India's Reliance. The deal would allow top management ...
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The 24/7 Wall St. Bankruptcy Odds Watch (AMR)(UAUA)(NWA)(GHS)(DAL)(LHS)(LEH)(CAL)(WB)(F)(MNI)(AIG)

There are the 24/7 Wall St. odds that several companies will have to file for Chapter 11 between now and the end of the year. These will become a permanent ...
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The Death Of Creative Destruction: Planes, Trains, And Automobiles (GM)(TM)(DAL)(NWA)(CAL)(AMR)

One of the most brilliant theories in business is that large companies are destroyed by more nimble competitors. Over time, the small companies become the large ones. The genius and ...
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US Air (LLC), United (UAUA) On Again, Off Again Talks Are Off Again

The press alternates between reporting that United (UAUA) and US Air (LCC) are in merger talks one day, and not in merger talks the next. According to Reuters "United Airlines ...
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Why Wall St. Hates Credit Rating Agencies: S&P May Downgrade Airlines (AMR)(CAL)(DAL)(UAUA)(NWA)

Based on several pieces of analysis, the US airline industry will lose over $7 billion this year. If jet fuel stays high and a recession cuts passenger counts, the figure ...
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The 52-Week Low Club (AMR)(LLC)(CAL)(DAL)(NWA)(UAUA)

AMR (AMR) falls after saying it will cut service to save money. Down to $6 from 52-week high of $29.32.US Air (LLC) drops as oil spikes and investors fear huge ...
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