Topic: American Airlines Inc.
In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.
03/21/2011 06:16 pm
Global News Blog Airlines with Japan destinations anxiously watch radiation levels – and ticket sales
Airlines operating flights to Japan are balancing concerns about their ability to keep to their schedules, keep their crew safe from radiation, and avoid losing too much money.
03/17/2011 03:07 pm
Airline tickets are more expensive as fuel prices rise. But an improving economy and industry consolidation are also pushing up the price of airline tickets.
03/12/2011 08:07 am
Rajat Gupta, charged with leaking inside information while on Goldman Sachs's board, resigns from Procter & Gamble's board.
03/02/2011 09:53 am
With the price of energy soaring – oil passed $100 per barrel on Tuesday – long-haul truckers are hurting, but hybrid manufacturers are smiling. Californians feel the pinch at the pump while Midwesterners, closer to large fuel inventories, wonder what all the fuss is about. With gasoline now at $3.37 per gallon – 20 cents higher than last week, and rising daily – who is profiting from higher prices and who is not?
03/01/2011 06:47 pm
Insider trading charge brought against Rajat Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs board member.
03/01/2011 03:56 pm
Oil prices rose to $95 a barrel and stocks fell about 1 percent by midday. The surge in oil prices boosted oil company stocks.
02/22/2011 12:20 pm
Three Qataris, aided by a man from California, conducted surveillance of future terrorist attack sites in the weeks before 9/11, according to a newly released US diplomatic cable from WikiLeaks.
02/02/2011 09:24 am
The past year has produced some of the most intriguing business deals of the decade, which boosted (or sunk) the fortunes of CEOs and shareholders alike. Perhaps the most relevant question, however, is what impact these transactions will have on consumers? Here are the Top 5 deals of 2010 that, for better or worse, will change the way you spend your money.
12/31/2010 02:10 pm
LaGuardia airport, JFK airport, and Liberty airport are all open again after the 2010 blizzard, but many travelers are still days from catching a flight home.
12/27/2010 08:59 pm