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Boeing 787 Qantas

Boeing Can’t Give Away 787s

Last February, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had 11 early models of its 787 Dreamliner sitting on the tarmac in Washington state. The planes were for sale at substantial discounts. Yet, ...
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Defense Department Awards Contracts to FedEx, UPS, Alaska Air

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Thursday the award of more than a dozen contracts for everything from environmental rehabilitation work to repair and maintenance work for missiles going ...
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Qantas Defers 787 Order, Hurts Airbus

Australia’s struggling Qantas airline has deferred its purchase options on the first five of its total of 50 of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) 787-9 Dreamliners. And while that sounds like it ...
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Boeing 777

Why Boeing Is Battling Conservatives, Airlines Over Export-Import Bank

When the monthly report on durable goods orders came out on Tuesday, virtually everyone was surprised at the 22.6% improvement. However, when transportation is backed out of the equation, orders ...
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Is Boeing on Track to Surpass Airbus Production of Single-Aisle Jets?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Monday morning that it has received an order for 80 of the company’s 737 single-aisle narrow-body jets and two of its 777-300ER dual-aisle wide-body passenger ...
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United Airlines

GE Engine Gets OK for 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said on Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified for commercial flights the company’s 787-9 Dreamliner equipped with engines from General Electric Co. (NYSE: ...
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Boeing Likely to Increase 737 Production

Shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have risen nearly 4% in the past five days, and the driver appears to be a strong hint that the company is considering raising ...
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tear gas

American Companies Profiting From Tear Gas

Whether tear gas is used in Egypt or on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., most companies that make it are headquartered in the United States. Business, for the time being, must be ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Will Boeing’s Discounts Kill Profits?

Discounts for new airplanes typically range between 25% and 30% whether the aircraft is built by The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) or Airbus NV, the world’s two largest aircraft makers. ...
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Alliant, Orbital, and Vista — The Next Great Special Situation

Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK) has come closer to being considered a special situation investments. The largest ammunition manufacturer in America has now filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to ...
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787 Dreamliner Engine Fails Over the Atlantic

The pilot of a 787 Dreamliner was forced to shut down one of the plane’s two engines about one and a half hours into a scheduled nine-and-a-half hour flight from ...
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Another Problem for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

In an effort to improve its production process for building its 787 Dreamliner, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has begun completing assembly of the planes on uncovered tarmac at its ...
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L-3 Simply Not Normal for Accounting Problems

L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LLL) is far from your typical company that faces accounting problems. The company is one of the key defense stocks for encrypted communications and a ...
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Airbus A320neo

Airbus Reports Revenues, Profits Rise as Orders Remain Flat

Paris-traded Airbus Group reported results for the first half of 2014 Wednesday morning, and the news was mixed. Revenues and profits were higher than in the first half of 2013, ...
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Will Boeing Benefit From Airbus Order Cancellation?

Airbus is having serious trouble finding buyers for its A380 jumbo jet. The latest hit came Tuesday with the cancellation of an order for six of the world's largest passenger ...
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