Aerospace & Defense

Why Americans Think the US Is Moving in the Wrong Direction

That there are sharp partisan differences among Americans these days is hardly news. According to a recent survey, just 40% of the country thinks the United States is headed in ...
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How Long Until Jets Are Powered by Electric Engines?

British airline EasyJet wants to reduce its carbon footprint. It says one way is to use electric engines. The plan may sound implausible, but it may happen not terribly far ...
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Investing in the Space Tourism Leader Offers Significant Upside If All Goes Well

Investing in space is a difficult task when you think about it. It's not just that getting off the ground, into the stratosphere and into orbit is so costly, but ...
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Amazon Protests Trump’s Role in $10 Billion Federal Contract Award to Microsoft

The inevitable protest by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) of the U.S. Department of Defense's decision to award a $10 billion cloud services contract to Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is coming ...
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737 Max Deliveries May Restart This Year: Boeing

In an announcement Monday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said that the company could begin delivering its backlog of 737 Max passenger jets and that the plane may be certified ...
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The Most Decorated Soldier in American History

As we look back on American military heroes for Veteran's Day, the list includes generals, West Point graduates and famous politicians. The most decorated veteran of all time, however, is ...
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Boeing Board Can’t Defend CEO Muilenburg’s Job and Needs to Fire Him

During hearings on engineering problems with the Boeing 737 Max that were almost certainly responsible for two fatal crashes, Sen. Richard Blumenthal attacked Boeing for a “pattern of deliberate concealment” ...
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Boeing Board Needs to Fire CEO Muilenburg

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg was stripped of his chairman’s job two weeks ago. With new revelations about the 737 Max, that pilots knew of dangerous flaws in ...
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Airbus Nabs Order for 300 New Planes From Indian Low-Cost Airline

New Delhi-based IndiGo Airlines has placed a firm order for 300 Airbus A320 and A321 passenger jets valued at more than $33 billion at list prices. The order is among ...
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Is This the News That’s Propping Up Boeing’s Share Price After Earnings?

Shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) traded up about 1.5% at noon on Wednesday, following the company's third-quarter earnings report. The uptick has more to do with the first delivery ...
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Boeing’s Q3 Results May Not Save Top Execs

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported third-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.05 on revenues of $19.98 billion. In the ...
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What to Expect When Boeing Reports Wednesday Morning

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is scheduled to release its third-quarter financial results before the opening bell on Wednesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $2.09 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Boeing CEO Muilenburg Has to Be Fired

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) CEO Dennis Muilenburg was stripped of his chairman's job a week ago. With new revelations about the 737 Max, that pilots knew of dangerous flaws in ...
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Boeing Should Have Fired CEO Muilenburg

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) board of directors has fired CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg from his job as board chair but will let him stay on as chief executive, at ...
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What Will Happen to UTC and Raytheon in the Dow Post-Merger?

The world of mergers and acquisitions and special-situation investing never ceases to evolve. The case of Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) and United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) fits right in the ...
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