Southwest shares climb on signs of improving demand

Southwest shares climb on signs of improving demand

Ground operations employees load baggage onto a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 aircraft on the tarmac at John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, California. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Southwest Airlines said Tuesday that new bookings are outpacing...
Pier 1 plans wind down as coronavirus pandemic stalls search for buyer

Pier 1 plans wind down as coronavirus pandemic stalls search for buyer

Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports said Tuesday it is seeking bankruptcy court approval to wind down its business entirely after it was not able to find a buyer due to the coronavirus pandemic.  It said in a press release that...
Home Depot (HD) earnings Q1 2020 dragged down by coronavirus costs

Home Depot (HD) earnings Q1 2020 dragged down by coronavirus costs

Home Depot shares fell nearly 2% in Tuesday’s premarket after the company reported that first-quarter profits were weighed down by costs related to the coronavirus pandemic. It said sales rose sharply. For the first quarter that ended May 3, Home Depot reported...