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

Southwest Airlines Increases Its Dividend Right on Schedule

One of the healthiest airlines increases its dividend at an unsurprising time.


Is This the Next Frontier for Airline Fees?

One new fee could be the biggest thing since checked bag fees.


This Boeing 787 Is Just the Beginning for Air Canada

As Air Canada takes delivery of its first Dreamliner, it's clear there's more than new planes to come.


Why Should Airline Investors Care About Drones?

A recent incident highlights the danger posed by and the need for action regarding drones and civilian aircraft. But with a few new solutions, drone operators and airlines can coexist.


Risks and Benefits Abound at Fiat S.p.A. During Merger With Chrysler

As Fiat integrates operations with Chrysler, what risks and benefits can investors expect?

Now the Tough Part Begins for American Airlines Group

As these two airlines become one giant carrier, integrating operations for maximum profit is key to shareholder returns.


The 3 Best Ideas From Today's Most Prominent Investors

As big money investors gather, two speakers make their cases for three top picks.


What Delta Air Lines' Long-Term Goals Mean for You

After rallying over 110% over the past year, Delta sets its goals even higher.


Will Delta Air Lines Kick Off Another Round of Airline Dividend Growth?

As Delta announces a 50% dividend increase, can other airline investors also benefit?


Why Are European Banks Shedding Trillions in Assets?

The European banking industry looks like a high priced garage sale. Using Commerzbank, Bank of Ireland, and National Bank of Greece as examples, it's worth looking at why so many assets are being sold by major banks.

2 Positive Signs for Lloyds Banking Group PLC (ADR) and Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (ADR)

Shares of Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland Group surge on two pieces of good news.


Senate and Stress Test: Another Week With Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Last week hosted two major events concerning Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that investors should know about.


Opportunity Abounds As Non-European Carriers Move Into European Skies

Delta Air Lines and Etihad Airways are finding ways to enter European airline markets despite ownership and control regulations.


Good News and Bad News for Air France-KLM

Shares of a major French carrier drop 7% as two major pieces of news are released.


Bank of America Just Joined Citigroup in Proving That Banks Are Full of Risks

An accounting error threatens Bank of America's capital return plan and investor confidence, two things Citigroup investors are familiar with.

Will a New Bad Bank Help Barclays Like it Did at Citigroup and Royal Bank of Scotland?

As Barclays moves towards the creation of a bad bank it's important to see Barclays' strategy and how previous bad bank plays at Citigroup and Royal Bank of Scotland Group worked out.


3 Major Insurance Picks for Value and Recovery Investors

These three companies offer an impressive combination of value and earnings growth.


3 Potential Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Multibaggers

These three investments carry major upside if shareholders can win their lawsuits against the government.


How Is Greece Raising Capital Again?

After being shut out of capital markets, Greece and its companies are raising billions.


Are These 2 Rumored Aircraft From Boeing and Airbus a Real Possibility?

Two new planes could become very popular with airlines if Boeing and Airbus decide to build them.