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Articles tagged “stocks”

Online Travel

TripAdvisor Joins 5 Other Travel Companies on Nasdaq-100 Index

Getting added to the Nasdaq-100 Index is an accomplishment. Staying on it is another challenge.

Online Travel

Why Wall Street Heaps Love on Priceline and Disses Expedia

You have to wonder whether Priceline relished breaking the $1,000 per share barrier or eclipsed the mark fearfully. With such records come very great expectations.

Why Wall Street Heaps Love on Priceline and Disses Expedia

Airlines

Warren Buffett rails against airline investing

Berkshire Hathaway is a big transportation investor -- in rail. Despite the changed conditions in the airline industry since Warren Buffett invested in US Air, some of what he says still rings true: "You’ve got huge fixed costs, you’ve got strong labor unions and you’ve got commodity pricing. That is not a great recipe for success."

Warren Buffett rails against airline investing

Online Travel

Why the “Mad Money” host is bullish about online booking sites

Cramer thinks Orbitz is a distance third to Priceline and Expedia as an investment. That's quite a distance.

Hotels

Dubai’s hotel and tourism industry fuels the emirates’ fastest expansion in five years

Investors already bullish on real estate growth in Dubai are jumping to invest, especially in projects like the newly announced luxury hotels headed by Emaar, the developer of the world’s tallest tower. Will things end differently this time around?

Airlines

US Airways president Kirby profits on merger speculation

Kirby's Rule 10b5-1 stock-sale plan shields him from insider trading claims. Nice little profit, though ... $1.37 million.

Online Travel

How 10 online travel companies fared on the stock market in 2012

MakeMyTrip, Orbitz, HomeAway, and Ctrip finished the year down, while TripAdvisor, Expedia, Kayak, Priceline and Concur led the way.

Airlines

Are airlines on their way to becoming a hot stock once again?

Airline analysts are bullish that the recent wave of consolidation and ancillary fees will herald a new era in aviation where carriers are able to cut costs while becoming more resilient in the market.

Are airlines on their way to becoming a hot stock once again?

Online Travel

MakeMyTrip and Ctrip.com growth disappoints investors two years after going public

Investors had high hopes for the most popular online travel sites emerging India and China, but it looks like travelers are turning to more established American brands like Expedia and Google.

MakeMyTrip and Ctrip.com growth disappoints investors two years after going public

Online Travel

How are online travel stocks faring the day after Priceline-Kayak deal announcement?

The reaction has been muted, for most part, as industry players and analysts wait to see how the Priceline-Kayak deal plays out.