The IATA downgrades its outlook for the airline industry

From Matthew Kazin:

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) downgraded its outlook for the world's airline industry due to the rising cost of fuel and weakening world trade.

NYSE:XTN June 3, 2019 6:56pm

Airfares in the U.S. are getting more expensive

airline flying photo
From Phil LeBeau: Don't look now, U.S. airfares just went up.
NYSE:XTN May 9, 2019 5:57pm

FAA panel finds Boeing’s fix for the 737 MAX is ‘operationally suitable’

boeing stock
From David Shepardson: (Reuters) - A review by a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration panel into Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX aircraft found a planned software update and training revisions to be "operationally suitable," the agency said Tuesday, an important milestone in getting the planes back in the air.
NYSE:XTN April 16, 2019 5:21pm

Due to severe weather, Airlines were forced to cancel 4,000+ flights over the weekend

From Emma Newburger: Airlines canceled more than 4,000 flights across the U.S. this weekend as heavy snow and thunderstorms snarled operations at major airports in cities like Chicago and Dallas, leaving some travelers stranded overnight.
NYSE:XTN April 15, 2019 1:44pm

Transport ETFs Surge on Busy Thanksgiving Travel

Delta Air Lines
From Sweta Killa: A higher number of Americans are gearing up for Thanksgiving travel by road or air encouraged by a booming economy, higher wages, rising consumer confidence and increasing levels of household wealth. 
NYSE:XTN November 16, 2018 1:00pm

Transport ETFs Look Good After Solid Q3 Earnings

From Sweta Killa: The transportation sector has been on a smooth ride this earnings season with stock prices up 1.3% (aggregate one-day stock market reaction to earnings releases) in response to earnings announcements. Total earnings of 97.7% of the sector's total market capitalization that has been reported so far is up 24.3% on revenue growth of 9.6%. This is much better than Q2's earnings growth of 16.1% and revenue growth of 8.5% (read: Top-Ranked Sector ETFs & Stocks to Buy Now).
NYSE:XTN November 7, 2018 1:53pm

Airline Stock Roundup After Q3 Earnings

From Zacks: In the past week, Latin American carrier -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL - Free Report) -- reported wider-than-expected loss per share for third-quarter 2018. Results were hurt by high costs and currency-related headwinds.
NYSE:XTN November 6, 2018 12:49pm

Sector ETFs Hit Hard By The Stock Market Sell-Off

etfsFor the past few days, global markets have been on a tumultuous ride, primarily due to the Chinese stock market rout. The Chinese economy has been faltering for long. As a result, the Chinese stock market underwent heavy panic-induced sell-offs several times in the last few months.
NYSE:XLE August 26, 2015 4:28pm

Is Cheap Oil Driving Transport Earnings and ETFs? [Union Pacific Corporation, CSX Corporation, Delta Air Lines, Inc.]

oilTransportation stocks have been the biggest beneficiaries of cheaper oil and an improving U.S. economy. This is easily reflected in their Q4 results as total earnings from 72.8% of the sector’s total market capitalization reported so far are up 20.6% on 5.5% revenue growth.
NYSE:IYT February 4, 2015 6:05pm

Sectors ETFs That Should Thrive On Low Oil Prices [SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), SPDR Series Trust]

crudeoilThe crash in oil prices has truly reached shocking levels at this point. Oil prices which were trading above the triple-digit mark only months ago, but have now given up gains to gravitational forces and are now hovering around the five-year low of $65 a barrel.
NYSE:PBJ December 16, 2014 5:26pm

Downplaying Black Friday [SPDR Series Trust, SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF]

Black FridayRon Rowland: This week marks the beginning of the sprint to the finish line of 2014.  Yesterday, our country held its annual thanks.  Ironically, the day after we give thanks for everything we have, we are encouraged to spend lavishly on gifts and things we do not have.
NYSE:VCR November 28, 2014 1:15pm

Transport ETFs Drive Up On Robust Q3 Earnings [Union Pacific Corporation, CSX Corporation, Kansas City Southern]

new etfsAfter being stalled by concerns over the Ebola virus and global slowdown, transportation stocks are back on track, indicating strong demand for movement of goods across many sectors. This is primarily owing to earnings growth
NYSE:IYT October 28, 2014 4:27pm

Ride Transportation Sector Growth With This ETF [SPDR Series Trust]

investAfter a weak start to the year, the transportation sector has been performing quite well thanks to an improved economic picture. Harsh weather conditions during the first quarter took a toll on most freight companies leading to reduced
NYSE:XTN September 12, 2014 4:44pm

Where Will Transportation ETFs Go From Here? [Union Pacific Corporation, United Parcel Service, Inc.]

investAfter being stressed by freezing temperatures in the first quarter, the transportation sector has been on the smooth ride over the past several months. This is especially true given that transportation gets busier when economic activity picks up.
NYSE:IYT July 31, 2014 4:47pm

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