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  • General Dynamics posted lower second-quarter profit Wednesday, but beat Wall Street expectations on strong demand for its business jets and military vehicles.

  • Finding Fresh Picks in Hot Markets Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 10:03 AM ET

    Woodward Governor is "criminally undervalued" and ready to double.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.

  • NASA on Monday awarded a $1.2 billion contract to Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne to design and evaluate the J-2X engine that will power Ares rockets.

  • Airbus Names Gallois Sole Chief Executive Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 10:51 AM ET

    The parent company of troubled planemaker Airbus abandoned its twin-chief executive structure held jointly by Germany and France, with France's Louis Gallois taking control, the company said Monday.

  • France, Germany Strike Deal on EADS Management Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 6:20 AM ET

    France and Germany agreed on Monday to streamline the dual-nationality management structure at European aerospace giant EADS, seeking to end governance problems that have plagued the company.

  • Game Plan for the Week of July 16 Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 7:36 PM ET

    Next week a number of companies should report better-than-expected earnings. Here are Cramer's must-own names.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.

  • Saab's Second-Quarter Profit Rose 48% Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 6:33 AM ET

    Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab's net profit rose 48% in the second quarter, driven by solid results from its defense and security solutions, and systems and product divisions, the company said Friday.

  • Aerospace Sector Will Lead Earnings Season: Analyst Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | 4:04 PM ET
    Airplane Takeoff

    With earnings season kicking off after the bell Monday, Charles Rotblut, senior market analyst at Zacks.com, told "Power Lunch" that the aerospace sector will perform well. "Boeing is doing very well," Rotblut said of the aerospace and defense corporation, as it had a successful launch of its new 787 Dreamliner jet over the weekend and currently has close to 700 airplane orders.

  • Boeing Sees No Airbus-Style Delays on 787 Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | 4:45 PM ET

    Boeing is confident that production of its new carbon-composite 787 Dreamliner will not be delayed by the wiring problems which held back rival Airbus' A380 superjumbo, as the debut of the U.S. plane maker's first new jet in more than a decade nears.

  • On the Line: Ceradyne CEO Joel Moskowitz Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 6:59 PM ET

    Is the body-armor supplier a one-trick pony? The chief of Ceradyne tells Cramer what he's got up his sleeve.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.

  • U.S. Launches Corruption Probe into Britain's BAE Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007 | 2:07 PM ET

    The U.S. justice department has launched a corruption probe into Britain's BAE Systems, a potential headache for Gordon Brown just hours before he succeeds Tony Blair as British Prime Minister.

  • Airbus adds $7.2 Billion Indian Order to Paris Haul Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | 12:36 PM ET

    Airbus added more multi-billion dollar orders to its Paris air show haul on Wednesday, but analysts said the bonanza did not herald a new dawn for the troubled European aircraft maker.

  • Airbus unveiled over $40 billion of orders or pledges on Monday, with a third of the business going to its A350 XWB program, giving it a much-needed lift in its battle against Boeing.

  • Rolls-Royce Says It Won $6.06 Billion of New Orders Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | 12:46 PM ET

    Rolls-Royce, the world's second largest aircraft engine maker, said Monday that it won orders worth a total of $6.06 billion (4.5 billion euros), including a record $5.6 billion (4.2 billion euros) contract to supply engines to Qatar Airways.

  • Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said Monday that it has cut deals to sell 30 jets to Germany's Deutsche Lufthansa and another 10 planes to Japan Airlines.

  • Game Plan for the Week of June 18 Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | 8:02 PM ET

    With aerospace companies likely to get a bump from the Paris Air Show and some key earnings reports on deck, there's plenty of action in the market for investors. Here are Cramer's picks.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.

  • Sizing Up Stocks in a High-Flying Sector Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | 5:54 PM ET

    Commercial airline manufacturers have a backlog of orders that in the case of some companies runs more than five years into the future, but that strength might not equate to rising share prices.

  • Flying High Over Paris Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | 5:53 PM ET

    Boeing and Airbus are among the many companies competing for bragging rights at the Paris International Air Show in the coming week.

  • Stop Trading! Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | 11:38 AM ET

    Cramer usually doesn’t recommend calls on Street Signs, but he thinks he's got a play that could earn you 25% in two days.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.

  • Boeing, the world's top-selling plane maker, forecast that 28,600 new aircraft worth about $2.8 trillion will be bought over the next 20 years on the back of rising demand for passenger travel and air cargo.

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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.