What can travel teach us and what it can’t?

This is a copy of “Up for Debate”, a newsletter by Conor Friedersdorf. On Wednesdays, he gathers conversations in time and solicits responses from readers to one thought-provoking question. Every Monday, he posts some thoughtful responses. Sign up for our newsletter here. Last week, I asked readers what they learned while traveling away from home. … Read more

Apple, Tesla, and these shares were bought out of tech wrecks

font size Apple Store signs appear at Grand Central Station in New York. Michael M. Santiago / Getty Images To say it’s been a tough year for tech stocks is an understatement, with tech heavy Nasdaq Composite Landing in a bear market area and a stalwart like apple And Amazon Extension of loss periods for … Read more

IAC sees bargains in technical assessments. It is ready to shop.

font size IAC was founded by former film mogul Barry Diller. Leungphotography / Dreamstime With sharp cuts in tech stock prices, online holding company IAC is on its way to more deals. IAC (Stock Code: IAC) has been buying, building and selling online businesses for the better part of three decades. Founded in 1995 by … Read more

What is the stock market doing today? Tech stocks lag while bond yields rise.

font size Shares rebounded in early afternoon trade on Monday after bond yields hit fresh highs. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Stocks were rebounding on Monday from earlier losses that came along with bond yields hitting new highs. In the afternoon trading, Dow Jones Industrial Average Gained 74 points, or 0.2%. The Standard & Poor’s … Read more

Travel boom: Which companies will leave the gate first

Travel is finally back as countries lift restrictions, hide mandates, and open their borders to tourists after two years of widespread caution. Airlines shares rose earlier this week then Delta Air lines (indicator: from Earnings season kicks off and profitability is back in March, even as fuel costs rise. The company added that total passenger … Read more

Stock Market Today: Tech stock slide, Musk offers to buy Twitter

font size A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (Michael Nagel/Bloomberg) Stocks were mostly lower on Thursday, as markets digested Wednesday’s rally and earnings reports from major US banks. Technology stocks were the biggest losers. In afternoon trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 87 points, or 0.3%. The S&P … Read more

Air travel takes off. The trip will be bumpy.

After two years of delayed earnings, airlines are finally preparing to reap the benefits of a much-needed recovery in travel throughout 2022 as travelers look to make up for lost time during the pandemic. More than 6.5 million people passed through TSA checkpoints last weekend, about 500,000 people shy of the 2019 figure. Meanwhile, airline … Read more

Return travel demand. Are the airlines ready for that?

After two years of delayed earnings, airlines are finally preparing to reap the benefits of a much-needed recovery in travel throughout 2022, as travelers look to make up for lost time during the pandemic. More than 6.5 million people passed through TSA checkpoints last weekend, about 500,000 people shy of the 2019 figure. Meanwhile, airline … Read more