Aerospace & Defense

Defense Stocks Feel Pressure From Proposed Defense Payment Changes

Thursday may have seen a record-breaking high for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and for the S&P 500. Just don't bother telling that to the top defense companies with ...
Read Full Story »

SpaceX Plans to Send Man to Moon, but Will He Get There?

SpaceX made the much-anticipated announcement of who will be the first tourist to the moon. Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be going, if SpaceX can ever get there. SpaceX already ...
Read Full Story »

Musk’s SpaceX Will Send a Man to the Moon

In a tweet, SpaceX, Elon Musk's rocket company, said it would send a person to the moon. And that man or woman will be a private person and not an ...
Read Full Story »

Boeing Sued for Stealing Trade Secrets

A 2.5% share price boost in Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock is single-handedly keeping the Dow Jones industrials in positive territory for the day. That's not the whole story, though, ...
Read Full Story »

Boeing Tanker Contract Boosted by $2.9 Billion

The U.S. Air Force on Monday awarded Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) a contract valued at a total of $2.9 billion for a fourth production lot of 18 additional KC-46A tankers. ...
Read Full Story »

Boeing’s Investor Day Charm Offensive Doesn’t Convince Some Analysts

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) held its investor day meeting on Wednesday and broke with a years-long tradition of webcasting its management Q&A session. As a result, there was little coverage ...
Read Full Story »

What Boeing Has to Explain at Wednesday’s Investor Day

For most of 2017, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had the best-performing stock among the 30 equities that comprise the Dow Jones industrial average Index. In 2018, the stock made a ...
Read Full Story »

Boeing Wins US Navy Contract for Drone Tanker

The U.S. Navy on Thursday awarded a contract to The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to design, build and deliver four MQ-25A unmanned air vehicles (drones) that will serve as refueling ...
Read Full Story »

Alleged Conspiracy Dogs Pentagon’s $10 Billion War Cloud Contract

In late July, the U.S. Department of Defense began accepting proposals for a contract to provide the Pentagon with a cloud program known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI). ...
Read Full Story »

Has SpaceX Aced Boeing in Space Race?

Since the last space shuttle flight in 2011, U.S. astronauts have been ferried to and from the International Space Station (ISS) by a Russian spacecraft at a cost per seat ...
Read Full Story »

Airbus Irons Out Some Engine Problems, Getting Deliveries Back on Track

European aircraft maker Airbus reported second-quarter and first-half results Thursday morning. The reporting continues to be dominated by the company's most serious problem: getting enough engines to deliver new A320neos ...
Read Full Story »

Why Boeing Earnings Weren’t Enough for Investors

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported second-quarter 2018 results before markets opened Wednesday morning. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $3.33 on revenues of $24.26 billion. ...
Read Full Story »

What to Expect From Boeing Earnings

For substantially all of 2017, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) was the top-performing stock among the 30 equities that comprise the Dow Jones industrial average. The Dow posted a gain of ...
Read Full Story »

Why Lockheed Martin Earnings Are Booming

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company posted $4.31 in earnings per share (EPS) and $13.4 billion in ...
Read Full Story »

Boeing, Airbus Announce 1,100 New Orders at Farnborough

The Farnborough Airshow wrapped up Thursday, and both Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus are exclaiming over the number of new orders that were announced during the show. In terms ...
Read Full Story »