CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on the economy as durable goods drops 0.7% while GDP leaps 5-percent.» Read More
Cash-strapped nations are only now starting to loosen the purse strings on defense spending, and many may still be looking for bargains at the Paris Air Show this year..
Known as the BRICs, Brazil, Russia, China and India look to compete on level ground with traditional players in the aviation industry.
Strong travel bookings and surging global sales will translate into 1,040 commercial-plane deliveries worldwide this year and 1,225 next year, after two very lean years.
Demand for business jets could be flying high once again, as the economy slowly recovers and emerging global markets enter the fray. While business might not be picking up full throttle just yet, there is “cautious optimism” based on three important industry markers.
Given the doom and despondency across so many parts of the EU economy and with European governments tumbling over themselves to reverse years of living beyond their means, next week's Paris Air Show at Le Bourget should provide something to cheer, writes Howard Wheedon, Senior Strategist at BGC Partners.
The aviation industry is in recovery mode, but a lot depends on whether positive forecasts for 2011 and 2012 pan out. The Paris Air Show in late June will shed some light on that.
April's durable goods orders were much weaker than expected, but the markets are finding a silver lining in positive revisions to March numbers.
European debt worries go well beyond the Continent, and U.S. durable goods dent the dollar. Your FX Fix, right here.
CNBC's Steve Liesman says takes a look at what's behind the slowdown in industrial production.
The US economy is “fairly healthy,” Jan Hatzius, chief US economist at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC Friday.