Dow futures are little changed ahead of a big week of earnings

U.S. stock index futures were about unchanged during overnight trading on Sunday, after the major averages posted their best week in months amid a stronger-than-expected start to earnings season. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed just 23 points. S&P 500 futures lost 0.1%, while Nasdaq 100 futures lost 0.2%. The major … Read more

Earnings are the big catalyst for stocks in the week ahead, as Tesla and Netflix report

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), September 21, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Stocks appear to have shaken off the often spooky trading pattern of October for now, and whether that continues could depend on earnings in the week ahead. Dozens of companies are reporting, from Netflix and Tesla … Read more

Elon Musk says Starlink will provide faster internet speeds on airlines

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, stands in the foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory during a press event. year. Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | picture alliance | Getty Images Elon Musk on Thursday touted SpaceX’s plan to use Starlink for in-flight Wi-Fi, emphasizing that his company is in discussions with airlines to add the high-speed satellite … Read more

Regional airlines that fly for the major U.S. carriers aren’t mandating vaccines for staff — yet

A United Airlines worker services a United Express Embraer 170 passenger aircraft parked on the tarmac at Albuquerque International Sunport in New Mexico. Robert Alexander | Getty Images Major U.S. airlines are increasingly mandating Covid-19 vaccines for employees. Some of the regional carriers that fly under their names have not — at least not yet. … Read more

U.S. to ease travel restrictions for foreign visitors who are vaccinated against Covid

People arrive at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York on March 13, 2020. in New York City. Pablo Monsalve | Corbis News | Getty Images The U.S. will ease travel restrictions for international visitors who are vaccinated against Covid-19 in November, including those from the U.K. and EU, the White House said Monday. … Read more

‘It was the loudest explosion I’ve ever heard’: A 9/11 survivor on her harrowing escape from the Pentagon

Retired Col. Marilyn Wills speaks during a panel event to discuss the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, at the Pentagon on September 08, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images WASHINGTON — For U.S. Army Col. Marilyn Wills the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, started out as a “beautiful, sunny day” as … Read more

American, Alaska Air will end pay protections for unvaccinated staff if they contract Covid

American Airlines flight 718, the first U.S. Boeing 737 MAX commercial flight since regulators lifted a 20-month grounding in November, takes off from Miami, Florida, December 29, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters American Airlines and Alaska Airlines will no longer cover Covid-19 quarantine time for employees who aren’t vaccinated against the virus, the latest push … Read more

More than 370 Newark flights canceled after Ida flooding

Passengers wait at the terminal as a plane sits on the tarmac during heavy rain at Newark Airport, as local media reported the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida bringing drenching rain and the threat of flash floods and tornadoes to parts of the northern mid-Atlantic, in Newark, New Jersey, September 1, 2021, in this still … Read more

U.S. weighs ordering commercial airlines to provide flights for Afghanistan evacuation efforts

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division patrol Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan August 17, 2021. Picture taken August 17, 2021. U.S. Air Force | Reuters The Biden administration has told U.S. commercial airlines that it could order them to provide flights for the Afghanistan evacuation, the Defense Department … Read more

Alaska Airlines is considering Covid vaccine mandates for staff

Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 taking off from LAX. PG | Getty Images Alaska Airlines told staff on Wednesday that it is considering making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for employees, according to company memo, which was seen by CNBC. The policy change would make the Seattle-based carrier the latest airline to require vaccines for its employees. On … Read more