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NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 7:27 am

Who is going to buy a lot of NWA? I think it might have trouble in the long run. Do you?
 
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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 7:47 am

NWA press release regarding NYSE Application- http://www.nwa.com/corpinfo/newsc/2007/pr050720071765.html

[Edited 2007-05-08 00:49:53]
 
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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 7:52 am

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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 8:06 am

Airlines are notoriously bad investments for the long haul. Money can be made if you are tactical in how you invest. Within the airline industry, NW has a good shot at maintaining profitability because costs, including labor, have been driven down.

Fortune has an interesting take.

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortu...00/2007/industries/Airlines/1.html
 
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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 8:26 am

Quoting TVNWZ (Reply 4):
Airlines are notoriously bad investments for the long haul. Money can be made if you are tactical in how you invest. Within the airline industry, NW has a good shot at maintaining profitability because costs, including labor, have been driven down.

Eh... I wonder what the stock will do as soon as the announcement is made regarding DC9 replacements  Wink  stirthepot 
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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 8:28 am

I personally wonder about what coming "open skies" treaties could mean to NW

[Edited 2007-05-08 01:29:01]
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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 9:03 am

Quoting M404 (Reply 5):
I personally wonder about what coming "open skies" treaties could mean to NW

I think European Open Skies would hurt NW much less than DL, CO, or US which have advanced european networks.

NW can focus on asia instead.
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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 9:19 am

I wonder why Northwest chose the NYSE. Before bankruptcy, they were on the NASDAQ. Delta, on the other hand, was on the NYSE before bankruptcy. However, United was on the NYSE before bankruptcy, but went on the NASDAQ after exiting. And how come nobody has even considered the AMEX.
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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 9:37 am

Quoting 1337Delta764 (Reply 7):
And how come nobody has even considered the AMEX.

The AMEX is more of a niche player these days, plying the options and exchange-traded funds market, rather than stocks as a whole (although some bread-and-butter stocks continue to trade on the AMEX). You'll find very few high-profile companies initiate trading of their stock on the AMEX these days.
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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 10:15 am

Quoting Steeler83 (Reply 4):
Eh... I wonder what the stock will do as soon as the announcement is made regarding DC9 replacements

NW can't survive without DC-9's; God will not allow it. The stock will instantly tank if they try.
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RE: NWA To Be On NYSE-A Buy?

Tue May 08, 2007 10:33 am

Quoting AMFAproud (Thread starter):
Who is going to buy a lot of NWA? I think it might have trouble in the long run. Do you?

From what I have read on other sites, like planebusiness.com, NWA will come out of bankruptcy much leaner than DL did. It may turn out to be a good investment, much to the dismay of former AMFA members. My info contradicts yours, but at least I can name my source. Are you willing to say why you think they "might have trouble in the long run"?
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