DAL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Credit Card Review: Gold Delta SkyMiles Amex

    July 29, 2015
    Learn about the three American Express cards that partner with Delta Airlines. Understand the benefits of the Gold Delta ...
  2. Credit Card Review: Platinum American Express

    July 28, 2015
    Take a closer look at the gold standard of luxury travel rewards credit cards, the American Express Platinum, and find out ...
  3. Which US Airlines Are Poised For Long-Term Gains?

    July 21, 2015
    The US airline industry has undergone a dramatic transformation since the last bear market, with one or two carriers likely ...
  4. DOJ Investigating Collusion Among U.S. Airlines

    July 6, 2015
    According to a recent report from The Associated Press, the Department of Justice is investigating whether major U.S. airlines ...
  5. United Continental Zigs While Delta Air Lines Zags

    June 29, 2015
    In recent years, long-suffering airlines have adopted a number of common practices to boost profitability. Across the industry, ...
  6. American Airlines Wins a Futile Victory Over Delta

    June 24, 2015
    After more than half a year of sparring with rivals and U.S. regulators over its service at Haneda Airport -- the closest ...
  7. Major Airline Outlook - AAL, DAL, UAL, SAVE

    June 19, 2015
    Airline stocks have been under pressure since early in the year. Here's the trades to watch for.
  8. United Airlines Drops JFK: Why It's a Great Move

    June 18, 2015
    United Continental (NYSE: UAL) has long been one of the biggest players in the U.S. transcontinental premium market for ...
  9. Delta's Pilot Deal Is Good for Both Sides

    June 15, 2015
    Earlier this month, Reuters reported that Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) had reached a tentative agreement with the Air Line ...
  10. Why Is American Stockpiling $10 Billion in Cash?

    June 12, 2015
    Whether in the spirit of sharing profits fattened by lower oil prices, or simply as a means to keep shareholders on board, ...
  11. How Southwest Airlines Has Won Over Travelers

    June 10, 2015
    Understand what Southwest Airlines' competitive advantages are and how they manage to edge out other airlines.
  12. Don't Panic About Delta's Weak Unit Revenue

    June 4, 2015
    On Tuesday, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) reported weak unit revenue results for the month of May and reduced its unit revenue ...
  13. Best Airline Returns: Delta, Southwest, or Alaska?

    May 29, 2015
    If it's spring, then it's time for airlines to roll out their new dividend and buyback plans. Indeed, it's been a busy month ...
  14. Would Airlines Be Better Off With $100 Oil?

    May 22, 2015
    The cost of jet fuel -- the biggest expense for most airlines -- has declined by about $1 per gallon since this time last ...
  15. Delta Air Lines Announces Another Big Buyback

    May 15, 2015
    Two years ago, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) marked the beginning of a new era in the airline industry when it began paying ...
  16. Why I Finally Bought United Continental Stock

    May 13, 2015
    United Continental has been the "sick man" of the U.S. airline industry for much of the past few years due to merger integration ...
  17. Better Buy: Delta Air Lines or Southwest Airlines?

    May 8, 2015
    Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) are two titans of the airline industry and arguably the strongest ...
  18. Does United Continental Finally Get It?

    April 29, 2015
    While the United Airlines-Continental Airlines merger got off to a strong start in 2011, United Continental (NYSE: UAL) ...
  19. Delta's Boeing 747s Are Flying Off Into the Sunset

    April 24, 2015
    Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is one of only two U.S. airlines -- along with United Continental (NYSE: UAL) -- still flying ...
  20. Is American Airlines Group's Debt Load Too High?

    April 14, 2015
    American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) has achieved two highly prized goals over the past two months. In March, the company ...
  21. United Continental's Turnaround: Real or a Mirage?

    April 13, 2015
    United Continental (NYSE: UAL), one of the four big carriers that dominate the U.S. airline industry, has long been the ...
  22. Southwest Airlines Has a Lot to Prove This Quarter

    April 10, 2015
    Throughout its history, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has distinguished itself by largely avoiding the major financial ...
  23. Channel Dow Jones To Tackle Transport Stocks

    April 7, 2015
    Trade the Dow Jones Transportation Average directly through a traditional fund or break components into baskets of sub-sectors.
  24. Delta Air Line's Potential Pitfalls

    April 7, 2015
    During Delta Airline's (NYSE: DAL) fourth-quarter 2014 earnings call in late January, CEO Richard Anderson rattled off the ...
  25. Delta Air Lines: Buy the Dips?

    April 3, 2015
    After soaring more than fivefold since late 2012, shares of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) have gotten off to a bad start in ...
  26. Don't Fear Delta Air Lines' Hedging Losses

    March 26, 2015
    Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has actively hedged its fuel costs in recent years in order to guard against the risk of oil ...
  27. 1 Opportunity and 1 Risk for United Continental

    March 25, 2015
    United Continental (NYSE: UAL) is one of the biggest airlines in the world, but bigger hasn't always been better. The integration ...
  28. Best Places To Go On A Strong Dollar In 2015

    March 19, 2015
    The U.S. dollar is stronger than ever, which means that traveling abroad to certain countries will be easier on the wallet. ...
  29. Will American Airlines Fall Back To Earth In 2015?

    March 11, 2015
    The airline industry enjoys blockbuster profits, and American Airlines Group has been a key beneficiary of the favorable ...
  30. Free Cash Flow Separates Delta From The Pack

    March 5, 2015
    The U.S. airline industry has experienced a stunning revival in the past few years. No need to look hard to find airlines ...
  31. What Has Been Delta Airlines Strategy To Soar?

    March 2, 2015
    Airline stocks have soared over the past several years, and Delta Air Lines has been one of the leading airlines to reap ...
  32. Gap Strategies To Try For Intraday Trades

    February 3, 2015
    Many traders lack effective strategies to manage gaps, whether they pop up on open positions or mark the first play of the ...
  33. What sectors are most similar to railroads?

    January 19, 2015
    Learn about sectors most similar to the railroad sector. Explore airlines, bus lines, truckers and shippers that compete ...
  34. Oil Picks For Bulls And Bears

    January 15, 2015
    Everyone thought the biggest economic news of 2014 was going to fall somewhere between the end of quantitative easing, some ...
  35. The Economic Impact of Better US-Cuba Relations

    January 15, 2015
    We examine what the normalization of relations between the US and Cuba will mean for the two countries' economies.
  36. 5 IPOs That Broke The Markets In 2014

    November 26, 2014
    In 2014, stock markets traded at record levels and the US IPO market enjoyed activity not seen since the 2000 tech bubble. ...
  37. Panic Selling Makes This Airline Stock Ripe For A Quick 10%-Plus ...

    October 20, 2014
  38. Ebola Panic Is Setting This Airline Stock Up For A Potential ...

    October 20, 2014
  39. Delta Air Lines Earnings Preview: Can It Overcome Headwinds?

    October 15, 2014
  40. Revealed: America’s Best (And Worst) Airlines

    September 27, 2014
    The folks PO'd enough to vent about it on Twitter, “Those #AmericanAirlines losers canceled my flight!” As it turns out, ...
  41. These 4 Airlines Are Near Key Technical Levels

    September 15, 2014
    Price levels to watch for Delta, American, United and Spirit Airlines.
  42. Essential Strategies For Trading Volume

    September 15, 2014
    Looking to trade using volume? Have a look at these essential tips.
  43. Are These The Next Decade's Dividend Kings?

    August 5, 2014
    For a number of companies, especially those that are counted among the S&P Dividend Aristocrats, boosting the dividend ...
  44. Are These The Next Decade’s Dividend Kings?

    August 5, 2014
    For a number of companies, especially those that are counted among the S&P Dividend Aristocrats, boosting the dividend ...
  45. These SRI Funds Focus On Empowering Women

    August 1, 2014
    If you're looking to invest in companies that promote the empowerment of women, here are several fund firms to consider. ...
  46. The Best Growth Stock In This Surprising Sector Isn't The One ...

    July 15, 2014
    The airline industry has taken it on the chin over the past few weeks. The NYSE Arca Airline Index was down 6% in just over ...
  47. Why Airlines Aren't Profitable

    March 17, 2014
    Bankruptcies have become a way of life for the older carriers in the U.S. aviation industry, every major one having to reorganize ...
  48. Financials and Industrials on the Radar This Week

    March 10, 2014
    A look inside the top performing sectors from last week--Financials and Industrials--as well as stocks within them to watch ...
  49. Technical Outlook For Four Exceptionally Hot Stocks

    January 15, 2014
    These four large cap stocks are all up more than 30% in the last three months. Here's the technical outlook going forward.
  50. Will These 3 Laggard Stocks Outperform In 2014?

    January 14, 2014
    The best performing stocks in the S&P 500 in the past year have been Netflix, Micron Technology, Best Buy, Delta Airlines ...
  51. Market Wrap: New Highs for Airlines, Boeing Boost Stocks

    November 4, 2013
    Stocks moved modestly higher on Monday for a second day in a row. The gains came despite a steep losses suffered by shares ...
  52. S&P 500 Stocks That Aren't Showing Weakness

    September 25, 2013
    Despite the recent pullback in the S&P 500, not all stocks are retreating. These stocks are still pushing higher and provide ...
  53. Short Interest in Southwest Airlines Nearly Doubles

    May 29, 2013
    Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LCC) increased more modestly. Take a closer look at these three below.Short interest in Alaska ...
  54. The Best Way To Invest In Energy Right Now

    February 7, 2013
    The world was shocked when the Brazilian energy corporation Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) announced in 2007 the discovery of a massive ...
  55. Airline Stocks are Favored Right Now, But Should You Buy?

    January 31, 2013
    Airline stocks have caught the eye of investors thanks to merger and acquisition activity.
  56. Delta And Virgin Atlantic To Team Up

    December 17, 2012
    This partnership will give Delta access to one of the most lucrative business travel routes.
  57. Tweezer Top Pattern in Delta

    November 26, 2012
    New York, November 26th (TradersHuddle.com) - Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) closed the trading session higher by $0.12 ...
  58. Delta Upside Looming?

    September 27, 2012
    New York, September 27th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) ended the trading session higher ...
  59. United Continental Remains Affordable

    May 30, 2012
    Industry consolidation has improved the profit prospects for major airlines, including United Continental, which has stock ...
  60. Copa Holdings Keeps Flying Along

    May 25, 2012
    Panama airline Copa Holdings went public on the NYSE in December 2005. Since then, its stock is up 300%. Learn why its stock ...
  61. Airline Stocks: Virgin America Plans IPO For 2013

    May 8, 2012
    As market conditions continue to improve, airline company Virgin American is seeking to launch an IPO for 2013.
  62. 3 Reasons To Own Ryanair Holdings

    April 11, 2012
    One of the newest fleets in the industry, full flights and increasing operating profits make Ryanair tempting for investors.
  63. Alaska Air Almost Too Good To Be True

    March 1, 2012
    Despite the industry's reputation, Alaska Air's stock is up 500% since March 2009 and returns are in the double-digits.
  64. 3 Reasons To Luv Southwest

    January 19, 2012
    Southwest had a rough go of it in 2011, but its at a great price.
  65. Carnival's Profit Rut

    January 2, 2012
    A fuel hedging program could help Carnival get out if its multi-year profit rut.
  66. AMR – No Bankruptcy Today … Yet

    October 7, 2011
    American Airlines may not need bankruptcy, but it needs a new cost structure soon.
  67. 2 Key Reasons Carnival Remains Submerged

    September 26, 2011
    There are two primary drivers to Carnival’s business, and investors may want to wait for clearer indications that they are ...
  68. Oil's Ascent Grounding Airlines

    April 11, 2011
    Fuel price shocks will ground faltering airline stocks.
  69. Product Demand Elasticity

    March 25, 2011
    Demand elasticity is the ultimate measure of how consumer shopping patterns will change with economic conditions.
  70. Southwest Flying High

    January 24, 2011
    The airline industry's "here today, gone tomorrow" cycle has deterred many investors from truly comitting, but Southwest ...
  71. Key Developments In Air Delivery And Freight

    September 20, 2010
    Keep an eye on these industries with the Dow Jones Transportation Average.
  72. Rebounding Airline Industry?

    July 30, 2010
    Risk-averse investors who don't mind volatility and expect airlines to prosper could find the industry attractive as passengers ...
  73. Flying The Friendly Skies

    June 16, 2010
    Key statistics for the airline industry are showing overall profit in 2010.
  74. The Airline Industry's Best Kept Secrets

    May 28, 2010
    If you're looking to take advantage of air travel's revival, bigger isn't better - it's just less proven.
  75. Airline Stocks Trying To Lift Off

    December 2, 2009
    Airline Stocks Trying To Lift Off
  76. 5 Reasons To Love Allegiant

    November 20, 2009
    We look at why this company is winning at a time when most travel-related companies are losing.
  77. Is It Time For A Templeton Play?

    March 12, 2009
    This investing guru has scored big on value plays. We analyze the Templeton strategy for today's market.
  78. A Little Trouble in Big China Airlines

    February 26, 2009
    As the global airline industry sinks amid reduced consumer travel, China Southern and the other big Chinese airlines face ...
  79. Airline Stocks Remain Grounded In 2009

    December 30, 2008
    We examine the year that was and the year that will be in the airline industry.
  80. American Airlines: Pack Light, Or Pay Up

    May 23, 2008
    AMR will now charge passengers $15 for their first checked bag. It's also cutting flights by 12% - bad news for AMR and the ...
  81. Five Big Bulls To Know For Friday

    May 2, 2008
    These companies have all produced big gains this week, but Northwest Airlines may be the one to watch.
  82. Bottom Fishing Among The Clouds

    April 15, 2008
    With recent declines in airline stocks, we could be on the verge of merger mania. That means there are bargains to be had.
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