3 Top Travel Stocks to Buy Now

As everyone knows, the travel and leisure industry is in the dumps right now as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet better therapeutics are coming to market every day, and with each passing day, we are getting closer to a vaccine. Bill Gates believes there could be vaccine approvals as early as December or January, meaning the pandemic could end by mid- to late 2021.

There is likely a

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Budget 2021: From a Carbon Tax hike to the Help to Buy extension

At lunchtime the Government will reveal details of the Budget 2021. Here’s everything we know so far…

Social Protection

■ The Christmas Bonus for welfare recipients like pensioners and jobseekers will be paid this year. It will also be paid to most people in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP). Ordinarily, a person must be on a welfare support for 15 months to qualify for the Christmas bonus. However,

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Coppell man charged with scamming $17 million in PPP money to buy luxury cars and homes

Federal investigators say a Coppell man fraudulently applied for dozens of federal stimulus PPP grants and received more than $17 million that he spent buying real estate and luxury cars such as a Bentley and a Corvette.



Government prosecutors have now charged dozens of people with fraudulently receiving grants from the Payroll Protection Program.


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Government prosecutors have now charged dozens of people with fraudulently receiving grants from the Payroll Protection Program.

A coalition of federal agencies charged Dinesh Sah, 55,

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Should You Buy Beaten-Down Air Canada (TSX:AC) Stock?

Just a year ago, airlines were flying high, including Air Canada (TSX:AC) stock, which was putting the finishing touches on a successful multi-year comeback. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world and the scene is now quite different.



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The global airline industry has been severely beaten in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. The declining demand for air travel caused massive

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How Eagles fans can buy tickets, book travel, lodging for game against Pittsburgh Steelers this Sunday

The Philadelphia Eagles travel to the other side of Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh this Sunday to face the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field in NFL Week 5 action.

Their fans can follow along and attend the game.

Eagles fans can buy tickets to the contest at StubHub and book travel to Philadelphia via Trip Advisor, Expedia or Priceline, and lodging via Hotels.com or Choice Hotels.

Heinz Field will allow 5,500 fans

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City Council committee advances proposal to buy hotels for homeless people

A city proposal to buy two hotels to house up to 400 homeless people cleared a hurdle Wednesday with unanimous approval from the San Diego Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee.

Not everybody is on board with the idea, however. Public comments during the meeting, held remotely with people calling in, found a few Mission Valley residents had concerns about the city’s plan to convert a Marriot Residence Inn near

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Forget the FAANG Stocks and Buy “TIPS” Instead

For the past decade, the FAANG stocks have been unstoppable. By FAANG, I’m referring to:

  • Facebook 
  • Amazon 
  • Apple 
  • Netflix 
  • Google, which is a subsidiary of Alphabet 
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Over the trailing 10-year period, the benchmark S&P 500 is up 200%, while the FAANG stocks have delivered an average return of 1,263%. Note that this includes Facebook’s 591% return since its initial public offering in 2012.

FAANGs have been

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San Diego Housing Commission’s plan to buy hotels for homeless population concerns some neighbors

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Housing Commission is getting closer to finalizing the purchase of two hotels in an effort to house the San Diego area’s homeless. However, some residents are raising concerns about the project, saying they were never given the opportunity to ask questions or voice their concerns.

“It’s exactly right next door,” said Sam Catalano.

Catalano feels blindsided after having just found out San Diego officials

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Buy JetBlue and United Stocks, Analyst Says, Looking Beyond 2021

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J.P. Morgan analyst Jamie Baker bumped up JetBlue Airways from Underweight to Overweight, with a $17 price target.


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J.P. Morgan and Cowen are sounding more bearish on a recovery in air travel as the industry heads into a tough earnings season.

J.P. Morgan analyst Jamie Baker cut his 2021 revenue forecasts for the major carriers, reflecting a “more conservative demand trajectory.” He now expects revenue

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How Giants fans can buy tickets, book travel, lodging for game against Dallas Cowboys this Sunday

The New York Giants travel to Arlington, Texas, this Sunday to face the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in NFL week 5 action.

Their fans can follow along and attend the game — if they dare.

Giants fans can buy tickets to the contest at StubHub and book travel to Dallas via Trip Advisor, Expedia or Priceline, and lodging via Hotels.com or Choice Hotels.

AT&T Stadium will be at 25%

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Watches of Switzerland sees luxury shoppers continue to buy online and in its regional shops – Strategy and Innovation

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Watches of Switzerland says its UK customers are still buying its luxury products online and in its regional shops, but staying away from its London shops, where footfall still remains weak.

 

It is now predicting its full-year revenues and profits will be higher than previously predicted.

 

During the Covid-19 lockdown it introduced a range of digital activities, from automated remote selling to virtual events, while improving

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Bank of America Upgrades Park Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:PK) to Buy

Park Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:PK) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Bank of America from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The brokerage presently has a $13.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Bank of America‘s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 30.13% from the company’s current price.

Other equities research analysts have also recently

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3 Stocks to Buy if a Coronavirus Vaccine Comes Out

Right now, there are 50 coronavirus vaccine candidates in clinical trials worldwide, and there is a good chance that at least one of them can earn approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If that happens, any business that had its revenues hit hard by COVID-19 could witness a full-on recovery and major gains in its stock price.

This could happen sooner than we think; Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) and

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FTSE 100 gains as investors switch to ‘buy everything’ mode

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Investors once again proved more bullish than the wider picture around the coronavirus crisis, with a mini rally yesterday. That’s despite the world coronavirus death toll now standing above one million.



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Analysts observed

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Park Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:PK) Rating Increased to Buy at BofA Securities

Park Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:PK) was upgraded by research analysts at BofA Securities from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Briefing.com reports. The brokerage presently has a $13.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock, up from their prior price target of $7.50. BofA Securities’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 30.13% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other

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3 Airline Stocks to Buy as the World Waits for Its License to Fly

One way to look at the airline sector is by looking at what analysts are saying. And despite many planes still grounded, analysts are finding airline stocks to buy. In fact, there are a few that have received a “strong buy” rating.

Do the analysts know something we don’t? Not really. But analysts know that when the price movement is happening, it’s too late. So what are they seeing?

First,

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Virgin Galactic Up as Space-Travel Potential Draws Buy Ratings

Virgin Galactic  (SPCE)  shares jumped Monday after the space-travel company drew buy-equivalent ratings from two major investment firms. 

Susquehanna analyst Charles Minervino initiated coverage of Virgin Galactic with a positive rating and $20 share-price target.

Founded by the U.K. entrepreneur Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic is an “innovator of space technology with a truly unique offering that will allow civilians and professionals alike to access space for entertainment and

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MORGAN STANLEY: 3 airline stocks to buy as European travel recovers.

  • Despite many European countries facing new lockdown restrictions, Morgan Stanley in a note on Tuesday said it remains “cautiously optimistic” about a gradual return to travel.
  • Morgan Stanley’s equity analyst Carolina Dores breaks down the four reasons why demand for travel is still present and the 3 European airline stocks to buy to capitalize on pent-up demand and a travel recovery.
  • “The International Air Transport Association demand estimates are more
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Forget Airline Stocks, This High-Growth Infrastructure Stock Is a Better Buy Right Now

The coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on the global economy, and maybe no industry has been hit harder than commercial transportation. Airlines in particular face a tough path forward; even as the economy has recovered somewhat, and air travel has improved from the lows in April, airports are still only screening about one-third as many passengers as they were a year ago. 

As a result, the biggest airline stocks are

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Men take more travel risks and buy more trip insurance, survey finds

It’s been said that men come from Mars and women, Venus. It looks like they’re also headed in different directions when it comes to vacations here on Earth, according to insurer Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection.

Women, in general, tend to play it safer when it comes to travel planning in the age of Covid-19, according to the insurer’s sixth annual State of Travel Insurance research survey. (The fourth of 10

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