Alexander MacLennan

Alexander MacLennan

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Alexander MacLennan is a Fool contributor covering Industrials, Airlines, and Financial companies. He is always ready for a good growth or turnaround story and tries to find them before the market does.

Recent articles

3 Situations Where It's Best to Use Your Credit Card

Credit cards can cause a lot of problems, but there are situations where they're the best payment option.


America's Newest Airline Is a Very Old One

Ten years since it stopped flying, Eastern Air Lines may be mounting a comeback.


Wells Fargo vs. Bank of America: Which Bank Deserves Your Account?

Two major banks continue their battle for depositors' dollars.


Battle of the Buffett Stocks: Wells Fargo vs. Bank of America

Buffett owns billions of two of America's largest banks. How has he profited from each, and which one is right for you?


After 2 Disasters, What's Next for Malaysian Airlines?

Two tragedies have put Malaysian Airlines in the news at a time where it would rather avoid the spotlight.

Which Airlines Are Interested in Boeing's Latest Idea?

Boeing plans to put even more seats into the ubiquitous 737. Will this plane be coming to an airline near you?


Can This Greek Stock Power Up Your Portfolio?

Public Power Corporation has a major catalyst ahead if current privatization plans are completed.


Why Does Etihad Airways Want to Save Italy's Flag Carrying Airline?

Alitalia has had more than its fair share of troubles but a state-owned Middle Eastern carrier sees an opportunity.


American Airlines' CEO Strikes Back Against Airline Industry Fears

After a tough week with a sliding share price, Doug Parker gives his take on American Airlines and the industry as a whole.


The Market Loves American International Group's Warrants Even More Than the Stock

How have the AIG warrants jumped over 30% this year while the stock is barely beating the market?

Will Southwest Airlines Follow WestJet's Example of International Expansion?

Canada's second-largest airline is entering a new phase in its international growth. Could it serve as an outline for Southwest's potential international plans?


Flying to Venezuela Is Getting Harder By the Week

Why are major airlines cutting service to the South American country, and will the trend continue?


Deutsche Bank: Low Valuation Meets High Risk

One of the world's cheapest banks should perk up investors' ears and risk awareness.


Will Insurance Companies be the Greatest Contributors to the Success of Self-Driving Cars?

While many people remain skeptical, insurance companies are eager to reward less dangerous vehicles with lower rates.


Which Institutions Are Buying Up Greece?

Greece has been the ultimate contrarian investment and some investors are looking to profit from that.

Which Institutions Are Buying Up Spain?

With high unemployment and a down real-estate market, Spain is attracting its fair share of contrarian investors.


Which Institutions Are Buying Up Ireland?

After its economy went bad, Ireland is attracting a diverse group of value investors.


Are Royal Bank of Scotland Group Share Sales Just Around the Corner?

RBS remains under majority government ownership, but this could change soon -- with major implications for investors.


2 Contrarian Investments for the Situation in Iraq

The troubles in Iraq have made two top companies much cheaper.


How Does Delta Air Lines Win As United Continental Copies Its Policies?

A game-changing move by Delta is now making its way across the industry.