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  • Airbus Posts Record 2007 Orders but Trails Boeing Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | 7:01 AM ET

    Airbus confirmed 2007 as a record year for planemakers on Wednesday by posting orders for 1,341 aircraft while boosting cost savings aimed at catching archrival Boeing.

  • Lightning Round: Baidu, Boeing, Circuit City and More Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | 8:27 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Safran Sales Jump 13.2% on Record Engine Orders Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | 4:19 AM ET

    French conglomerate Safran sought to allay concerns about its exposure to the U.S. dollar on Tuesday as it reported 2007 revenues topping 12 billion euros, about in line with market expectations.

  • Rolls-Royce to Cut 2,300 Jobs Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | 3:00 AM ET

    British aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce Group plans to cut 2,300 jobs from among its managerial, professional and clerical staff to help offset rising costs and the effect of the weak dollar.

  • Boeing Took Record 1,413 Aircraft Orders in 2007 Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 4:43 AM ET

    Boeing on Thursday reported an industry record of 1,413 firm commercial plane orders for2007, setting up a photo-finish with rival Airbus, which reports its annual order tally later this month.

  • Researching Moog and Hill International Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 7:44 PM ET

    It’s not often that Cramer is stumped, but if it happens he does the same thing Homegamers should do when they’re considering a stock: homework.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Strong €uro, Bad €uro? Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 5:04 AM ET

    Hedge wise and sleep well. Or, as they say in German: Gut gehedged ist halb gewonnen! Silvia Wadhwa gives her take on the single currency.

  • Armored-Car Makers Win Big Pentagon Deal Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 11:26 AM ET

    On Tuesday night, the Pentagon issued a $2.7 billion order for 3,100 more Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles, or MRAPs -- designed to protect troops from roadside bombs in Iraq. Herer are the seven manufacturers that will gain from the order.

  • Playing the Earnings-Expectations Game Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 7:59 PM ET

    Some companies beat so consistently they bring better-than-expected reports to an art form.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • GM Bids for 'Significant' Stake in Russian Automaker Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 1:45 PM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    GM said it's interested in exploring further cooperation with automaker AvtoVaz as one way to "expand our footprint in Russia."

  • Airbus to Sell 160 Jets to China for $14.8 Billion Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | 3:15 AM ET
    An Airbus A380 in take off.

    Airbus said it signed contracts Monday to sell 160 commercial passenger jets to China in a deal worth around $14.8 billion.

  • Deal with Weak Dollar, Germany Tells Airbus Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | 5:23 AM ET

    It is up to Airbus, not Germany, to assess what impact the weakness of the dollar against the euro has on the European planemaker's business prospects, the German Economy Ministry said on Friday.

  • Saudi Arabia Could Order 24 Jets from BAE Systems Sunday, 18 Nov 2007 | 1:45 PM ET

    Saudi Arabia could order 24 Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets from BAE Systems for about 1.5 billion pounds ($3.06 billion), the Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) reported on Friday.

  • Airbus, Boeing Win $80 Billion Orders at Air Show Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 8:43 AM ET
    Boeing's Dreamliner 787.

    Airbus and Boeing ensured 2007 smashes all records for plane sales as deals announced at the Dubai air show neared $80 billion on Monday, powered by demand from Gulf Arab states.

  • Airbus, Boeing Win $80 Billion Orders at Air Show Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 8:26 AM ET

    Airbus and Boeing ensured 2007 smashes all records for plane sales as deals announced at the Dubai air show neared $80 billion on Monday, powered by demand from Gulf Arab states.

  • Qatar Airways Orders Up to $6 Billion in Boeing Jets Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | 10:40 AM ET
  • EADS Expects Further Costs for A400M Delays Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 3:17 AM ET

    European aerospace and defence group EADS announced on Monday its estimate for charges related to the revised delivery schedule for its A400M plane.

  • Continental Raises US Fares $10 Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 11:32 AM ET

    Continental Airlines  raised U.S. domestic fares to offset soaring fuel costs, increasing the price of round-trip tickets by $10, a company spokesman said Friday.

  • Raytheon Profit Drops 7 Percent, Hurt by Unit Sale Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 10:59 AM ET

    Raytheon reported slightly lower third-quarter profit Thursday, hurt by losses from a unit it is selling, and forecast next year's profit below Wall Street's average estimate, sending its shares down almost 3 percent.

  • Boeing Profit Rises, But Company Cuts Outlook Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 11:35 AM ET
    Boeing's Dreamliner 787.

    Boeing said Wednesday third-quarter profit rose more than expected, helped by higher deliveries of commercial planes, but it scaled back its revenue forecast for next year due to delays on its 787 Dreamliner and slowing growth at its defense unit.

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  • The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.

  • A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.