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Airbus Firms $26 Billion Order from IndiGo; Boeing Waits for SpiceJet

Finalizing an order that was placed nearly a year ago, Airbus said Monday morning that India’s largest airline, budget carrier IndiGo, has confirmed its order for 250 of the company’s ...
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Top 10 US Defense Contractors

U.S. spending on national defense is tightening, but it is still a vast sum. Depending on what is counted, the grand total including items for retirement benefits, the Department of ...
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US Air Force Awards $21 Billion Contract to 25 Companies

In a contract announcement on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force announced a multiple-award contract with a ceiling of $20.9 billion for Air Force Training ...
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Wells Fargo Sees Value in AerCap

AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) fell after its earnings report on Tuesday. The question remains whether that should have been the case, or whether it was more tied to broader ...
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Orbital ATK Raised to Buy at Argus

Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA) has an upcoming investor presentation this week at the Jefferies Industrials Conference. It seems that one other analyst thinks there is value here now that ...
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Will Buffett Buy Precision Castparts?

The word on the Street is that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) may spend $30 billion (or likely more) to acquire Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE: PCP). Berkshire Hathaway ...
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Boeing July Orders Top Airbus

For the month of July, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) added 101 orders for new commercial planes to its order book. The total includes 50 of the single-aisle 737s from unidentified ...
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Top 5 Defense Industry Lobbyists

In order to make money you have to spend money. We’ve all heard that old saw, but there are those who live by the words. Defense contractors, for example. In ...
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Will Boeing and Airbus Prosper From Lifting of Iran Sanctions?

Before the 1979 revolution, Iran Air was probably the premier air carrier in the Middle East. The company flew a 747-SP on a daily non-stop, 11-hour flight to New York. ...
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Another Delay Hits Boeing KC-46A Tanker

After taking a $835 million pre-tax,second-quarter charge on its new KC-46A tanker program and just a few weeks before the plane’s first scheduled test flight, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) ...
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Boeing May Move Some Work Offshore If Ex-Im Bank Closes

No one can say that The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) doesn’t know how to play hardball. Former CEO and current chairman James McNerney said in Washington on Tuesday night that ...
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Boeing, Airbus Chase Potentially Huge Order from Indian Airline

One of India’s leading low-cost airlines, SpiceJet, has been talking with both The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and rival Airbus regarding orders that could total more than 100 single-aisle passenger ...
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Northrop Beats 2Q Earnings and Posts Solid Guidance

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) released its second-quarter earnings report Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $2.74 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.90 billion in revenue compared ...
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Short Interest in Boeing Jumped 13%

Short interest through July 15th was released on Friday after markets closed and we thought we’d take a look at what short sellers are thinking about The Boeing Co. (NYSE: ...
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What Does Boeing 787 Dreamliner Cost?

Last Friday, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) named a new vice president and general manager for its 787 Dreamliner program. Mark Jenks will take over the program from Larry Loftis ...
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