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Air travel hits new pandemic high over New Year’s weekend

Air travel hits new pandemic high over New Year's weekend

Passengers at the Miami International Airport Leslie Josephs | CNBC U.S. travel hit a new pandemic high, surging from holiday demand despite new Covid-19 infection levels. More than 1.3 million people passed through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints at U.S. airports on Sunday, 55% of the 2.4 million people TSA screened …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. House passes bill for $2,000 stimulus checks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak after a press conference on Capitol Hill on December 20, …

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Boeing 737 Max set to return to U.S. skies after crashes

Boeing 737 Max set to return to U.S. skies after crashes

An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX airplane takes off on a test flight from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas, on December 2, 2020. Cooper Neill | AFP | Getty Images MIAMI — American Airlines on Tuesday is set to operate the first U.S. commercial flight of Boeing’s 737 …

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Pent-up demand will boost airline stocks in 2021 and beyond: Trader

Pent-up demand will boost airline stocks in 2021 and beyond: Trader

It’s no secret airlines have had an unprecedently bad year. JPMorgan expects the pain to continue for some companies, with analysts double downgrading shares of JetBlue, Spirit and United Airlines to underweight from overweight on Wednesday on overvaluation concerns. The firm maintained its overweight ratings on Delta, Alaska Airlines and …

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United Airlines starts flying Pfizer vaccine on U.S. passenger flights

United Airlines starts flying Pfizer vaccine on U.S. passenger flights

United is the first commercial airline to fly the first FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines to the U.S. thanks to a coordinated effort between cargo, safety, technical operations, flight operations and several other teams at United. On behalf of Pfizer, United operated five cargo-only flights in early December delivering COVID-19 vaccines from …

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American Airlines offers $129 at-home Covid tests for U.S. travel

American Airlines offers $129 at-home Covid tests for U.S. travel

A person walks at Reagan National Airport ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in Arlington, November 25, 2020. Hannah McKay | Reuters American Airlines will start offering travelers $129 at-home Covid-19 tests, results that can help them avoid quarantines as long as two weeks. The initiative, which starts Wednesday for travel …

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FDA may authorize Pfizer’s this week

FDA may authorize Pfizer's this week

Dr. Joseph Varon, left, and other medical staff member talk to a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit (ICU) at the United Memorial Medical Center on December 6, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration could authorize a coronavirus vaccine as early as the …

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CDC panel set Tuesday to vote who gets vaccine first

CDC panel set Tuesday to vote who gets vaccine first

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel is set to vote Tuesday on who will be first in line to get the coronavirus vaccine. The meeting with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, an outside group of medical experts that advises the CDC, comes a day after …

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First ‘mass air shipment’ of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine arrives as airlines prepare for more

First 'mass air shipment' of Pfizer's Covid vaccine arrives as airlines prepare for more

The Federal Aviation Administration said it supported the “first mass air shipment” of Covid-19 vaccines on Friday, as pharmaceutical companies and airlines prepare networks for broad distribution. United Airlines carried Pfizer‘s Covid-19 vaccine from Brussels to Chicago O’Hare International Airport, according to people familiar with the matter. Ahead of the …

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Moderna, IHS Markit, Slack & more

Moderna, IHS Markit, Slack & more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Moderna — Shares Moderna rose more than 11% in premarket trading after the drugmaker said new data confirms the vaccine is more than 94% effective in preventing Covid-19. Moderna plans to request emergency clearance from the Food and Drug Administration on Monday. …

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Tesla, Dollar Tree, Carnival, Best Buy and more

Tesla, Dollar Tree, Carnival, Best Buy and more

A salesman carries a Best Buy shopping basket in San Francisco, California. Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. American Airlines, United Airlines, Carnival — Airlines and cruise stocks surged on Tuesday as stocks tied to an economic recovery continued to rise after a series of …

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AstraZeneca, Snap, Tesla, Roku & more

AstraZeneca, Snap, Tesla, Roku & more

Check out the companies making headlines midday Monday: AstraZeneca — Shares of British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca fell more than 3% after the company said clinical trials showed its coronavirus vaccine has an average efficacy of 70% in preventing the virus. Its competitors Pfizer and Moderna previously said their Covid-19 vaccine …

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Coronavirus vaccine creates market winners and losers

Coronavirus vaccine creates market winners and losers

Promising developments on the vaccine front have sparked optimism that the pandemic’s end may be in sight. But if the market trends that immediately followed positive vaccine news are any indication, some sectors will benefit a lot more than others. Massachusetts-based biotech company Moderna said last week that its coronavirus …

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