Now that American Airlines and US Airways have completed their merger, it's hard to say whether the industry consolidation trend will take a pause, said Doug Parker, chief executive of the new American Airlines.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street was set for a slightly higher open on Monday, supported by inflation data from China but gains were likely to be capped with a number of top Federal Reserve officials lined up to speak throughout the day.
Japan's economy grew less than previously thought in the July to September quarter. GDP grew by 0.3pc in the third quarter of the year, against an initial estimate of 0.5pc and lower than expectations of 0.4pc.
McDonald's Corp.'s global same-store sales rose 0.5% in November, with European restaurants making up for weakness in the U.S.
Sysco agreed on Monday to buy US Foods for about $3.5 billion in stock and cash, uniting two of the biggest food distributors in the country.