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  • An employee works on a fuselage section at Boeing's production facilities.

    The bulls are betting that Boeing gets cleared for takeoff.

  • Joseph Kolly, Director of research and engineering with the National Transportation Safety Board holds a damaged battery cell case from a Japan Airlines Co. (JAL) Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner at the NTSB materials laboratory in Washington, D.C.

    Boeing is working on battery design changes that would minimize fire risks on its grounded 787 Dreamliner and could have the passenger jet flying again as soon as March, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

  • David Cote, Honeywell International Chairman and CEO.

    Honeywell CEO agrees with preliminary across-the-board spending cuts in order to start diminishing debt, even if this means a slower economy.

  • Santelli: Should GOP Agree With Ike?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Bill Frezza, Huffington Post columnist, about why Republicans should back a plan to cut defense spending.

  • A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by United Airlines takes off at LAX

    Almost three weeks since the FAA grounded the 787 Dreamliner, several U.S. cities are facing a frustrating wait for the plane to get back in the air. Due to the grounding, the financial impact of the delayed service could be substantial.

  • All Nippon AIrways on Wednesday canceled all remaining Boeing 787 flights until the end of February.

  • Japan's All Nippon Airways is in talks with U.S. aircraft maker Boeing to speed up the delivery of three 777 jetliners as its fleet of 787 Dreamliner airplanes remains grounded with undiagnosed battery problems, the Nikkei newspaper said on Sunday.

  • Conservative Economist Against Spending Cuts

    John Makin, AEI Resident Scholar and noted "conservative" economist explains why he thinks spending cuts could make the debt crisis even worse than it is: and Lindsey Piegza, FTN Financial economist, shares her opinions.

  • Boeing reported earnings that beat expectations, and said its 2013 forecast "assumes no significant financial impact" from the grounding of its 787 passenger jet.

  • Does Boeing's Earnings Beat Matter?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau; Howard Rubel, Jefferies; and Robert Spingarn, Credit Suisse, discuss the impact of the Dreamliner's battery problems on the company's bottom line, and take a look at 2013 guidance.

  • Boeing Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the fourth quarter numbers on the aerospace giant; reporting EPS of $1.28 vs. $1.19 estimates, on revenues of $22.3 billion.

  • Financial Liabilities Will 'Pile Up' on Boeing: Expert

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports there is more turbulence ahead for the aerospace giant as an investigation into its 787 battery problem continues. And, Michael Boyd, The Boyd Group chairman, weighs in.

  • David Cote, Honeywell International Chairman and CEO.

    Honeywell posted earnings and revenue a shade above expectations.

  • U.S. safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the aircraft.

  • File photo of Southwest Airlines planes

    Southwest Airlines could change its policy of not charging baggage fees at some point, CEO Gary Kelly said on CNBC.

  • United Technologies

    United Technologies reported earnings Wednesday that topped expectations, but profit declined amid large restructuring charges that saw the company close its largest-ever acquisition and sell several small units.

  • The Lockheed Martin Corp. facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

    Defense shares have continued to be positive going into earnings season (Boeing aside due to 787 problems), even though most analysts believe earnings will be lower than a year ago.

  • Boeing Turbulence: Fix In Sight?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau says Boeing has experienced PR trouble before in regards to the Dreamliner, and is extremely focused on getting it resolved; and Cai Von-Rumohr, Cowen & Co. and Michael Lewis, The Silverline Group.

  • Potential Cost of Boeing's Nightmare

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Neal Dihora, Morningstar equity analyst, discuss the impact the FAA investigation into Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is having on its stock.

  • A Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner airplane for All Nippon Airways

    It is possible that the Dreamliner’s batteries were overcharged, but to lift a grounding order, Boeing must demonstrate that it can prevent similar episodes from happening.

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