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NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Stocks finished on a mixed note Monday as the pro-bailout party’s victory in Greece over the weekend provided only a fleeting dose of relief to the eurozone debt crisis.
The election results quelled immediate concerns about Greece being on a path to leave the single-currency bloc but news of rising borrowing costs for Spain kept a lid on investor enthusiasm about the outcome.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed lower by 25 points or 0.20%, at 12,742. Earlier in the session, the blue-chip index sank as low as 12,696 and ranged less than 90 points on the day. …
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Contributor Ken Shreve takes a look at economic data and earnings reports slated for the coming week.
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NEW YORK MainStreet — If vacationers are already going to pay more for summer travel, they may as well pay to make it better.
Airlines have already attempted six fare hikes this year, with Delta alone attempting to boost prices three times since January. Delta was only successful once, but alleged “discount” carriers Southwest and JetBlue were behind the only other two fare increases that stuck.
All together, domestic airline ticket prices have risen between $20 and $40 this year regardless of fuel prices or demand. Since passengers’ wallets aren’t weighing them down anymore, they may want to consider springing for the following 10 items to cope with the stress and small spaces the airlines are charging a premium for:
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Barnes & Noble has pulled itself from the brink of destruction, and teamed up with Microsoft to provide a formidable third entry in the tablet market.
The partnership sees Microsoft and Barnes & Noble teaming up to form a joint venture for the NOOK tablet, bringing together Barnes & Noble’s digital and college businesses.
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Shares of Barnes & Noble (BKS -5.2%) fall off after the DoJ settles with publishers Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, and Hachette amid its suit against Apple over inflated e-book prices. Analysts don’t see the government intervention resulting in higher margins for Barnes & Noble on physical book sales. Post your comment!
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