A robust summer travel season and improved international and business travel helped major U.S. airlines deliver profits in the second quarter. However, many carriers missed Wall Street’s earnings expectations as they battled sky-high fuel costs and operational challenges, mainly due to staffing issues. Airlines have raised ticket prices to mitigate the impact of higher costs.
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Amazon.com (AMZN) – Amazon shares rallied 12.5% in premarket trading after it posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue and issued an upbeat outlook. Amazon logged an overall quarterly loss, owing largely to a $3.9 billion negative impact from its investment in electric vehicle maker Rivian
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Guns are one of the most controversial topics of the day — so much so that many investors may understandably avoid even the best gun stocks. At the same time, we’re still seeing a surge in gun sales. With so much uncertainty in the world, Americans are arming themselves for their own safety, and over
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Tracey Ryniec and Neena Mishra take a look at two highly ranked stocks. WW: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/WW?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Target: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/TGT?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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Return on investment (ROI) is the key measure of the profit derived from any investment. It is a ratio that compares the gain or loss from an investment relative to its cost. It is useful in evaluating the current or potential return on an investment, whether you are evaluating your stock portfolio’s performance, considering a
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The current market downturn is a tense and risky time for investors. However, it also presents an opportunity to purchase undervalued blue-chip stocks to buy that are being pulled down with the wider economy in this bear trend. These well-run established companies will continue producing robust earnings even though their share prices may go down
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Miami-headquartered cruise operator Carnival (NYSE:CCL) recently received some positive news as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ended its Covid-19 Program for Cruise Ships. Don’t get too excited yet, though. CCL stock could still head lower as Carnival’s planning a massive share sale. Plus, an analyst is suggesting that the company’s share sale
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Spirit Airlines (SAVE) – Spirit shares rose 3.9% in premarket trading after it agreed to be acquired by JetBlue (JBLU) for $33.50 per share in cash. That follows yesterday’s rejection by shareholders of Spirit’s previous deal to merge with Frontier Airlines parent Frontier
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The U.S. equities market remains in a dip no matter how you define it. Year-to-date, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is off by 12%. The S&P 500 is off by 16%. The Nasdaq has led the group, down 24% this year. The reason for this is that the Nasdaq is heavily tech-dominated, and tech has
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The energy sector is broadly defined to comprise all companies that produce power. It is divided into non-renewable and renewable sources. Currently, that conversation gravitates around oil and prices at the pump. It is no secret that the price of a gallon of gas factors heavily into everyday conversation around inflation and recessionary concerns.  The
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The secular trends that favor solar energy are the same which existed for the last several years. Broadly speaking, concern for climate change continues to grow and demand for cleaner energy sources is increasing. A report from Deloitte highlights the fact that solar photovoltaic (PV) systems have declined 85% in cost over the past decade.
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Meme stocks are seeing less interest this year than they were in 2020 and 2021. The logic is fairly straightforward: Rising inflation and subsequent quantitative tightening have reduced the availability of cheap capital. As a result, there is less speculation this year than in previous years.  That implies that meme stocks are solely speculative bets made
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In this article SHOP-CA TPX GRMN SPOT HLT BA Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Boeing (BA) – Boeing posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss with revenue that fell below consensus estimates. However, Boeing reported positive operating cash flow and, unlike in prior quarters, did not see any charges related to the production
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Oversold electric vehicle (EV) stocks is our topic for today. The market selloff in tech stocks has provided investors with a golden opportunity to buy high-growth oversold EV stocks at their most attractive valuations in years. For instance, the Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF (NASDAQ:DRIV) is down around 25% year-to-date (YTD) compared with
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With the stock market still volatile and in a bottoming process, it’s a good time to find dividend stocks to buy on the dip. As the old saying goes, dividend stocks “pay you to wait.” In other words, even if the market sinks, forcing the lion’s share of equities to decline, stocks with dividends limit
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One of the financial metrics I use to find large-cap stocks trading at a discount is their free cash flow yield.  Free cash flow (or FCF) is the remaining cash flow from operations after subtracting a company’s capital expenditures. Uses for FCF include dividends, share repurchases, debt repayment, acquisitions, and investing in the business. If
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Lately, Russia has been saber-rattling and building up its military presence on its border with Ukraine, a sign that Putin may soon invade–and drawing the U.S. and NATO into war. There is also the ongoing possibility of an armed conflict between the U.S., its allies, and Iran. So far the U.S. has spent an estimated $6.4
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Growth stocks have performed well in 2021 as expectations and economic conditions were much different than in 2022. Things have changed dramatically as high inflation and rising interest rates have raised concerns about the odds of a recession and this has made a shift from investing in growth stocks to value stocks. On July 15,
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The bear market carries on, with little end in sight. Additionally, high inflation continues to be an unresolved issue. The Federal Reserve’s rate hikes to temper this inflation may be far from completion. In turn, a recession keeps on becoming increasingly likely. Yet, amidst this doom and gloom, there may be an opportunity with certain
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