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Does Lockheed Martin Profit More From War Than Any Other Company?

Senator John McCain, chair of the Armed Services Committee, recently proposed that the defense budget rise to $640 billion, a huge jump from previous years. The committee suggested that spending ...
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Are Airlines at Odds With Trump, Boeing?

In a meeting last Thursday between President Trump and executives of several U.S. airlines, the headline outcome was Trump's proposal to fix a "totally out of whack" revamping of the ...
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The Overlooked Gems in Boeing’s 2016 Annual Report

On Thursday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) filed its 2016 Form 10-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC form is pretty plain-looking, compared with what the printed ...
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10 Overlooked Risks in Boeing’s 2016 Annual Report

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) filed its 2016 Form 10-K annual report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday. Like nearly all required filings for every company, the ...
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M-346 Jet Trainer

Leonardo Back in the Running with Boeing, Lockheed for Air Force Training Jet

After parting company with two erstwhile U.S. partners, Italy's Leonardo has finally found a U.S.-based partner that can't refuse. The company's U.S. subsidiary, DRS Technologies, will be the prime contractor on ...
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How Much Does a Boeing 787-10 Cost?

In an announcement released early Thursday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said that Singapore Airlines has committed to purchasing 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners in addition to the airline's ...
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Boeing, Lockheed: Mano a Mano for Air Force T-X Contract?

Just last week one of five potential bidders dropped out of the race for a $16 billion U.S. Air Force contract to supply 350 new T-X training jets. On Wednesday, another ...
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Boeing, Lockheed May Duel Alone for Air Force Training Jet

The competitive bidding for a $16 billion contract to supply the U.S. Air Force with a new training jet may be winnowed from its current number of potential bidders. Aviation ...
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Trump and Boeing, Brexit and UK Airlines: Damage Report

President Donald Trump's first week in office was certainly eventful. The way the week ended, with thousands of Americans protesting Trump's executive order on immigration and travel, was probably not ...
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Boeing Is DJIA’s Best Performing Stock in 2017

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported fourth-quarter and full-year results on Wednesday, the company particularly noted that it had met its cash flow projections for 2016 and that quarterly revenues ...
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Is Southwest Airlines Really Boeing’s Launch Customer for the 737 MAX?

Sounding a bit like President Donald Trump trying to convince everyone that the crowd at his inauguration was bigger than, well, just about any previous president, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: ...
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Why Analysts Are Chasing Boeing Shares Higher Again

Now that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has set new 52-week highs on consecutive days, thanks to a better-than-expected earnings report, several analysts have weighed in on the company's performance for ...
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KC-46A F/A-18

Boeing Takes Hit on Tanker, Faces Less Competition for New Training Jet

It's another good news/bad news day for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). First the bad news: During its earnings conference call on Wednesday, the company said it took a fourth-quarter charge on ...
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Boeing Earnings Beat Estimates, but Outlook Could Raise Questions

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.47 on ...
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Did Mercury Systems Just Become the Perfect Trump Stock?

The post-election rally in 2016 was massive, and now the markets have listed sideways for most of the past month as 2017 gets underway. Donald Trump did not wait until ...
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