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CVS and Bank of America fall while Delta Air Lines climbs

Oct. 11, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday: Square Inc., down $8.42 to $69.03 The mobile payments services company said Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar will leave to become CEO of the social media app Nextdoor. L Brands Inc., up $1.69 to $30.21 The parent company of...

Markets Right Now: US stocks slump on day of wide swings

Oct. 11, 2018 4:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are slumping for a second straight day as the market endures its most volatile stretch since February. The Dow Jones industrials fell 545 points, or 2.1 percent, to 25,052.83 and the benchmark S&P 500...

Delta profits soar as demand drives ticket prices higher

Oct. 11, 2018 2:08 PM EDT

Airlines have been pouring money into amenities that making flying nicer for high-paying customers while economy-class passengers endure cramped quarters and higher fees for extra services. That strategy might anger budget travelers, but it makes sense for the airlines, judging from Delta's latest financial...

AA aims to avoid putting delayed travelers on other airlines

Oct. 8, 2018 10:41 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is telling employees to think twice before rebooking stranded customers on rival airlines, and regular economy-class passengers are the most likely to suffer when there are long delays or canceled flights. A new policy at American directs airport agents not to rebook economy...

Delta Air Lines says Hurricane Florence cost it $30 million.

Oct. 2, 2018 5:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta's stock fell 3.4 percent on Tuesday after the airline said it took a $30 million hit from Hurricane Florence and is paying more for fuel. Last month's hurricane caused at least 3,500 flight cancellations, mostly in the Carolinas. Delta said on Sept. 17 that it canceled 275 to that...

Delta Air Lines partners with startup to improve pet travel

Oct. 2, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta is partnering with a pet travel pod startup, as it changes its prices and policy for transporting passengers' animal companions, the airline announced Tuesday. Delta Air Lines Inc. struck a long-term partnership with CarePod, saying the Singapore-based startup will help it carry and...

Stitch Fix and Delta skid; Newmont and RenaissanceRe rise

Oct. 2, 2018 4:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: PepsiCo Inc., down $1.99 to $108.72 The soda maker trimmed its profit forecast because of the strong U.S. dollar. Stitch Fix Inc., down $15.69 to $28.94 The online clothing company reported disappointing sales and user totals....

Dow hits another all-time high on mixed day for US stocks

Sep. 21, 2018 4:53 PM EDT

Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. An afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500 that had the benchmark index on track to eke out its own record high...

Will American Airlines bar customers from changing a ticket?

Sep. 20, 2018 7:05 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is threatening to prohibit customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets if Congress makes good on a proposal to crack down on what critics call unreasonable airline fees. American CEO Doug Parker says that his airline would be acting just like many other...

Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising checked-bag fees

Sep. 19, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines is joining two rivals in raising fees to check a bag on a flight within the United States. Delta on Wednesday posted new fees of $30 for checking a first bag and $40 for a second bag — increasing the previous fees by $5 each. The changes match increases recently...