Leaders of United and Southwest gave an upbeat forecast for 2015 that combined strong travel demand and cheaper fuel. Airline stocks soared on Thursday.
As holiday shoppers look for deals the best one could be found at the gas station.
Southwest Airlines is making more money thanks to a lower fuel bill and higher average fares. The company said Thursday that 4Q net income was up $134 million from a year earlier.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp.’s net income tumbled 52 percent in the third quarter amid the death of a roller coaster rider in July.
Higher fares helped Southwest Airlines make more money than Wall Street expected in the first quarter, but the company said that automatic federal spending cuts could hurt revenue in April.
Exxon says fourth-quarter earnings rose 6 percent to $9.95 billion with help from higher profit margins in its refining business.
AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., has reported revenue of $24.9 billion in 2012, the highest yearly revenue in the company’s history.
J.C. Penney is reporting a bigger-than-expected loss and plummeting profits in the first quarter as many of its customers are rejecting a new bold pricing strategy that puts an end to rampant discounting in favor of everyday low prices.
The company increased its fiscal-year outlook, but weaker profit margins in its core Express and Ground segments and a soft second-quarter forecast made investors nervous. The company also plans to cut 1,700 jobs and close […]