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Midday Report: JetBlue Shares Fly on Improved Quarterly Outlook; Stocks at Records

Stocks traded at new records as the energy sector moved higher and the Fed met to discuss interest rates.

Stocks traded at new records as the energy sector moved higher and the Federal Reserve met to discuss interest rates. The Dow was one good rally away from the 20,000 level. JetBlue (JBLU) - Get JetBlue Airways Corporation Report flew higher after delivering a favorable update on November traffic and guiding for an improved fourth quarter. The airline anticipates revenue per available seat mile to decline by 1% to 2% in the fourth quarter, better than an anticipated 3% decline. SeaWorld (SEAS) - Get SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Report climbed after being upgraded to buy from neutral at Janney Capital. The firm said it expects improved performance at the Orlando, Fla., theme park after a series of price hikes. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) - Get Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Report was upgraded to outperform from market perform at BMO Capital. Analysts said improved products and execution can drive growth in coming quarters.

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