Aerospace & Defense


  • Euro Stocks End Higher on Tame US Inflation Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 12:49 PM ET

    European shares ended higher on Wednesday as tame U.S. inflation data eased worries that the U.S. Federal Reserve might have to raise interest rates to keep inflation at bay, while mining stocks rose on fresh merger talk.

  • European Earnings: Banks Slip, EADS Beats Forecasts Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 4:54 AM ET
    BNP Paribas

    Banks dominated European earnings Wednesday, as France's BNP Paribas and the Netherlands' ING Group reported falls in first-quarter profit due to the ongoing market turmoil.

  • Airbus Hit by New A380 Delivery Delay Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 12:16 PM ET

    Planemaker Airbus announced another delay in deliveries of its A380 superjumbo on Tuesday, deepening the woes of Europe's biggest industrial project and risking further penalties with unhappy airlines.

  • Thousands of Northrop Grumman workers are celebrating their tanker win today in Los Angeles -- even though the deal is on hold as the U.S. Government Accountability Office examines a Boeing challenge. We're at the party and I hope to post video later. As I've blogged many times, Boeing isn't rolling over on this one.

  • Airbus Warns A380 May Face More Delays Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 10:08 AM ET

    European planemaker Airbus has warned customers they may face more delays on delivery of the world's largest passenger plane, the A380, which is already two years behind schedule.

  • Alstom in Reported Bribery Investigation Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 4:36 AM ET

    A host of news out of France on Tuesday, with Alstom down more than 2 percent on reports that officials are investigating it for bribery.

  • Euro Shares End Lower, Tech Stocks Drag Monday, 5 May 2008 | 11:40 AM ET

    European shares ended lower on Monday, breaking a three-day winning streak, as techs and telecoms weighed and offset the impact of surprisingly strong U.S. service sector figures.

  • Boeing, Airbus Parent Fall on Reports of More Delays Monday, 5 May 2008 | 11:36 AM ET

    Shares of Dow component Boeing and the parent of its European rival Airbus slipped in European trading Monday after weekend reports that both companies were facing more delays for much anticipated aircraft.

  • Iran Rejects Incentives for Nuclear Halt Monday, 5 May 2008 | 7:25 AM ET
    Nuclear Power Plant

    Iran said on Monday it would not consider any incentives offered by world powers that violated its right to nuclear technology, ruling out a precondition that it suspend uranium enrichment.

  • On the Line: Genesis Lease CEO John McMahon Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 6:51 PM ET

    When Cramer gets a stock wrong, he owns it. And, boy, did he get this wrong.

  • Boeing's Dreamliner Is a 'Greenliner' Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 7:04 PM ET

    Here's how you trade it.

  • Boeing Reports Strong Profit as Jet Demand Grows Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 7:44 AM ET
    Boeing Headquarters

    Boeing said on Wednesday first-quarter profit rose a greater-than-expected 38 percent, helped by higher deliveries of its commercial planes.

  • United Technologies Profit Rises 22% Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 7:23 AM ET

    Diversified manufacturer United Technologies reported profit that topped Wall Street's expectations Thursday but its shares fell in early trading after the company held its full-year outlook steady and warned of a slowing economy.

  • Oil Hits Record; Stocks Fall Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 6:12 PM ET

    The drop on Wall Street was modest considering Wachovia's massive loss. Also, Crocs earnings, airline M&A and much more.

  • Two Issues Combine to Scuttle an Aerospace Takeover Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 10:31 AM ET

    Concerns about national security laws in the United States and sensitivities over Canada’s control of its Arctic lands combined on Thursday to block a $1.3 billion takeover of Canada’s largest space equipment company by Alliant Techsystems of Edina, Minn.

  • Stocks Close Lower After UPS Outlook; Oil Surges Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 4:51 PM ET

    U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday after UPS projected an earnings shortfall and oil prices surged.

  • Oil Prices, Morgan Stanley Drag on Stocks Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 12:25 PM ET

    U.S. stocks fell to session lows Wednesday after a report showing larger-than-expected decline in crude inventories sent oil prices climbing, and corporate news from Morgan Stanley and UPS dragged on shares.

  • Honeywell to Buy Norcross for $1.2 Billion Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 9:53 AM ET

    Diversified manufacturer Honeywell International said Friday that it would buy Norcross Safety Products, a maker of personal protective equipment, for about $1.2 billion to expand its safety business.

  • NATO's Door ‘Wide Open’ to Ukraine, Georgia: Rice Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 1:00 PM ET

    NATO's decision to pledge eventual membership to former Soviet republics Georgia and Ukraine shows the door to the alliance is wide open, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Thursday.

  • Recession, We Hardly Knew Ya Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 6:17 PM ET

    Does Wednesday’s surprisingly strong ADP jobs report signal that the economy is already rebounding?

Defense Contractors

  • 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.