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4 Stocks for Our Dads on Father's Day

In May, we presented our moms with stock picks they'd appreciate. Now, for Father's Day, we've had four of our writers pick out some stocks to perk up their dads' portfolios.

United Airlines Drops Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' Through June 5

United Airlines cut the grounded Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' from its flying plans at least until June and postponed its new Denver-to-Tokyo flights on Thursday, as airlines continued to tear up their schedules while the plane is out of service. The world's 50 787s have been grounded since Jan. 16.

Midday Market Minute: Airline Stocks Are Flying High

Major airlines still face plenty of problems, but at least they're operating in the black. 2012 was the third straight year of profits for the industry, even though the fourth-quarter results out this week are mixed.

7 Ways Inflation Will Hit Americans in 2012

With the economy still trying to muster a recovery, and unemployment still around 8.5%, any price increases are painful. And just a month into 2012, a spate of headlines points to more hurt ahead. Here are seven ways inflation will be digging into your wallet this year:

Credit Card of the Week: A Rewarding Venture for Some

Banks offer all sorts of credit cards. For the savers, there are cash-back cards. For the indebted, there are balance transfer cards. For the shoppers, there are retail cards. And for travelers like me, there are rewards cards.

8 Stocks That Could Double in Value in 2012

It is unusual for a stock's price to double in a year, but several well-known companies' shares have done it recently. The more important question for investors is: Which stock could be next? 24/7 Wall St. offer their list of S&P 500 companies whose stocks could double in 2012.

United Continental Cockpits Go Paperless, via iPads

Following and expanding upon the examples of similar programs by American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, United Continental -- the world's largest carrier -- will replace its pilots' heavy flight documents with Apple iPads. Ready to fly the paperless skies?

United, Continental See Earnings Jump on Demand for Travel

United Airlines and Continental Airlines reported healthy third-quarter earnings thanks to higher ticket prices and stronger demand for air travel. United reported earnings of $2.12 per share, excluding some items, Bloomberg News said. Continental%u2019s earnings were $2.24 a share.

US Air, Southwest, JetBlue Are Finally Climbing Again

As the U.S. economic recovery edges forward, three airline stocks stand out as buys for fundamental reasons: US Airways Group, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue. Several analysts, including those at Value Line, see better days coming for this group.

United-Continental Merger Lands Execs a Big Pay Raise

Considering how often airline industry executives complain about how hard it is to run a profitable carrier, one might expect their efforts could go unrewarded -- at least monetarily. Not so at the new United Continental Holdings, where big post-merger raises are coming for top management.