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Avis’ Zipcar Deal: More Show Than Substance

Zipcar, which has yet to turn a profit, is an interesting tack-on for rental-car player Avis, but don't expect it to supercharge growth. More 

Avis Buying Zipcar in $500M Deal, Shares Jump

Acquiring Zipcar in an all-cash deal worth about $500 million will give Avis a strong presence in the growing hourly rental market. More 

Dollar Thrifty Gives Hertz New Fuel

Getting its $2.6 billion deal OK'd could help the No. 2 car-rental company really pull ahead of No. 3 Avis. Both stocks are cheap, but Hertz has more potential. More 

Profit From the Dip in ZIP, Ride Ryder to Profits

The Hertz deal for Dollar Thrifty consolidated the rental car space, and has brought to light a couple attractive options trades in the small sector. More 

Hertz Hits the Gas With Dollar Thrifty Buy

Hertz has snatched up Dollar Thrifty for $2.3 billion, giving it a leg up over competitor Avis in the car rental industry. More 

Draghi Drags Down the Dow: Thursday’s IP Market Recap

ECB chief Mario Draghi did not whisper the words investors wanted to hear, and U.S. markets took a tumble throughout the day on the non-news. More 

Should I Buy Hertz? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

The past year has been tough on the powerhouse car rental company. But is the last five years of major restructuring about to finally pay off? More