US Markets


Delta Air Lines delivers a profit, but faces fuel-cost pressure

Travel demand roared back this summer before the spread of the Delta variant threatened to bring airlines' recovery to an abrupt halt. While "the variant" -- as Delta Air Lines refers to it -- caused bookings to slow and revenue to dip, the impact was modest and temporary, Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian said in an interview.


Stocks tick higher as Fed minutes lay out taper

U.S. stock indexes ticked higher Wednesday after minutes from the latest Fed meeting showed the central bank's tapering could begin next month and consumer prices surged at the fastest annual pace in 13 years.