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iShares Transportation Average ETF (IYT)

  • Nov. 12, 2013, 12:10 PM
    • AMR (AAMRQ +24%) soars upon settlement of the DOJ suit over its merger with U.S. Airways (LCC -0.6%).
    • The two will divest 52 slot paris at Reagan National and 17 at LaGuardia, as well as two gates each at Logan International, O'Hare, Love Field, LAX, and Miami. Even with the divestitures, the new American is expected to generate net synergies of more than $1B beginning in 2015.
    • IYT +0.6%.
    • Press release.
    | Nov. 12, 2013, 12:10 PM | 3 Comments
  • Jul. 9, 2013, 11:10 AM
    Shares of UPS (UPS +2.2%) ride the coattails of FedEx higher without any direct news on the company out. With the significant help of the air freight stocks, the Dow Jones Transports (IYT +2.5%) ETF is having itself a nice little day.
    | Jul. 9, 2013, 11:10 AM | Comment!
  • Oct. 7, 2011, 1:09 PM
    Sterne Agee gets a tepid response from the market after initiating the airliners today: AMR (AMR -0.6%), Allegiant Travel (ALGT -2%), Delta (DAL -2%), JetBlue (JBLU -0.2%) and United Continental (UAL -3.2%) are all started with buys, and US Airways (LCC -3%) and Southwest Airlines (LUV -4%) are initiated with a neutral.
    | Oct. 7, 2011, 1:09 PM | Comment!
  • Aug. 25, 2011, 6:05 PM
    Airline shares took a hit today as investors anticipate a wave of flight cancellations due to Hurricane Irene. The ripple effects are likely to be felt across the country as flights become grounded throughout major U.S. travel corridors. United Continental (UAL -2.9%), AMR (AMR -2.9%), Delta (DAL -5.8%).
    | Aug. 25, 2011, 6:05 PM | Comment!
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IYT Description
The iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of Dow Jones Transportation Average Index.
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Sector: Services
Country: United States
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