Vision Airlines, IBM: Hot Trends

(Information on Vision Airlines' expansion into commercial flights and IBM's strong earnings report updated in today's Hot Trends article.)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Vision Airlines is a heavily searched topic today after the small airline carrier announced Monday that it will add a number of flights to its commercial passenger service starting March 25.

The airline said it will add flights between Destin-Fort Walton Beach in Florida and several cities, including Asheville, N.C., Atlanta and Miami.

Vision Airlines is expected to offer the flights at fares under $100.


"IBM" is a popular search topic today after the tech giant reported strong-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings today after the market closed.

IBM ( IBM) beat Wall Street estimates, reporting earnings of $4.18 a share, versus estimates of $4.08 a share. Revenue came in at $29 billion, higher than the expected $28.26 billion.

Apple ( AAPL) also reported stronger-than-expected earnings today. Earnings per share came in at $6.43 versus estimates of $5.38 per share.


"Stock prices" is a trending search topic today as investors digest lower-than-expected earnings from Citigroup ( C) as well as news that Apple ( AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs will take his second medical leave of absence in two years.

Citigroup shares are down 3.7% to $4.94 in premarket trading after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings of 4 cents a share, missing analysts' estimates of 8 cents a share, according to Briefing.com.

Apple shares are dropping 4.6% to $332.30 in premarket trading after Jobs announced on Monday that chief operating officer Tim Cook will step in during his medical leave of absence.


"GM cars" is a hot search topic today after General Motors ( GM) announced it is expanding a recall of certain 2011 model year trucks in order to replace a possible faulty rear axle cross pin.

The auto company originally recalled 1,262 U.S. vehicles in Dec. 2010 to replace the rear axle pin.

Now the recall includes an additional 26,751 full-size trucks and midsize pickup trucks such as the Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Avalanche and the GMC Yukon.


The chatter on Main Street (a.k.a. Google) is always of interest to investors on Wall Street. Thus, each day, TheStreet compiles the stories that are trending on Google, and highlights the news that could make stocks move.

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