Another 65 Point Gain for the Dow Leaves Investors Shrugging
Entertainment Stocks Up On Higher Than Expected Profits. As the winter television season comes to an end and earnings reports begin to come together, the news is good for American television providers.
Wynn Resorts Gains Ground Because Of Increased Gambling. Popular destination resort chain Wynn Resorts (WYNN) has seen profits rise this past quarter primarily because of increased gambling. The resort chain gained 3.87 points today when it announced higher than expected profits, and closed the day's trading at $129.40 per share. Increased gambling is one of the surefire signs of a recovering consumer economy.
Monster.com Is Slowly Recovering, Best Years May Be Behind It. Online job-placement firm Monster.com (MWW) has been struggling hard in recent years. Monster is nearly at all-time lows and struggling to make up ground. Stock prices have fallen from as high as $91 in its heyday, but closed out the day at $6.34 per share. The good news -- if there is any -- is that Monster.com is up 37% YTD and performed better than expected in this last quarter.
Airlines Continue To Lose Market Share And Revenue. It's been a hard decade for airlines, and even with falling fuel prices things don't seem to be getting any better. In trading today, American Airlines (AAL) -1.27 points, or 2.5%, to close at $49.18 per share. United Continental (UAL) hasn't fared much better, dropping -2.13 points today and over 7% YTD. Delta Airlines (DAL) is one of the hardest hit, with stock prices down 14% YTD, including a -1.01 point loss today which brought share prices down to $42.25.
Published on Apr 3, 2015By Aaron Phillips