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U.S. Airlines Finally Find The Course To Profits

By Robert Herbst AirlineFinancials.com estimates the nine largest US passenger airlines will end the 2nd quarter with over $1.4 billion in profits. This could increase to $1.8 billion if fuel ...
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Media Digest (5/18/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   The US is going to probe the causes of the spill in the Gulf. Reuters:   Blackstone is dropping its bid for Fidelity National. Reuters:   The US and Ireland set ...
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The JetBlue $10 Ticket And The Return Of Airline Price Wars

It is easy to say that JetBlue's (NASDAQ: JBLU) $10 two-day ticket promotion is simply a gimmick to celebrate the carriers 10th anniversary, but it has dropped other fares to ...
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Media Digest (5/11/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:  Doubts about the EU plan drove markets down. Reuters:   SEC and the exchanges will boost market rules to prevent huge sell-offs. Reuters:   A Fed official said nations must rebalance their ...
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Suddenly, Airlines Looking Oversold (FAA, CAL, UAUA, LCC, AMR, DAL, LUV, JBLU)

After the Continental Airlines, Inc. (NYSE:CAL)  merger announcement with UAL Corporation (NASDAQ: UAUA) , something interesting happened in the sector.  Suddenly the valuations seemed too high.  Then the shares started ...
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Airline Value Questions (CAL, UAUA, LCC, AMR, LUV, JBLU)

Maybe it is the Iceland volcanic ash clouds, maybe it was the market, but more likely than not it was the state of airline mergers that crushed airlines today.  Continental ...
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The Eruption Epidemic: More Ash, More Cancelled Flights

The Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland began to erupt again, grounding flights in the northern UK.  And there are fears that the nearby Katla volcano may be unstable. Airports around Europe may ...
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An “Inside Baseball” Look At UAL-Continental Deal–Labor Unions At The Core

By Robert Herbst And so it goes after years of trying, United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAUA) finally found a competing airline to say “yes.” Big “deals” usually mean there is ...
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24/7 Wall St. Poll: Continental & UAL Merger (CAL, UAUA, LCC)

Continental Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: CAL) and UAL Corporation (NASDAQ: UAUA) have done what has been speculated upon many occasions.  The two have announced a relative merger of equals, after talks ...
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The Twitter-24/7 Wall St. Stock Market Report 5.3 The Wisdom Of Crowds?

Twitter has, by most estimates, 100 million members, which makes it one of the largest social networks in the world. All major media companies are on Twitter and some ...
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Media Digest 5/3/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters:   UAL (NASDAQ: UAUA) and Continental's (NYSE: DAL) boards approved a merger. Reuters:   Investors are concerned about the Greek rescue package. Reuters:   Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B) defended Goldman Sachs Group ...
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The Unusual Suspects (BP, DNDN, ETFC, GE, JNJ, NFG, PALM, BPOP, POZN, SIRI)

Next week is still a deep earnings week, but we tried and tried to keep this weekend's edition of The Unusual Suspects as free and clear from earnings as we ...
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Today’s Best Market Rumors (4/30/2010)

Updated throughout the day. The Justice Department is looking into possible fraud involving mortgage-backed securities trading (WSJ) UAL (NASDAQ: UAUA) and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) are closer to a merger ...
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Media Digest 4/30/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYTimes, FT, Bloomberg

WSJ:  Warren Buffett intends to discuss his investment in Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) at the Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B) annual meeting. Reuters:   Federal authorities have started a criminal probe ...
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The Twitter-24/7 Wall St. Stock Market Update 4.29 The Wisdom Of Crowds?

Twitter has, by most estimates, 100 million members, which makes it one of the largest social networks in the world. All major media companies are on Twitter and some ...
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