As the Federal Aviation Administration starts checking Boeing 737s for cracks after Friday's near disaster with a Southwest Airlines jet, there are looming questions about the age of US airplanes.
Stocks traded flat to mixed ahead of the close as tech stocks lost steam and stocks bumped up against recent highs. Caterpillar fell, while Alcoa gained.
Stocks rose modestly as M&A news lifted stocks, although trading was light and largely directionless. Microsoft rose, while Caterpillar fell.
Troy Lahr, aerospace & defense analyst, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., says the aging U.S. air fleet means good news for Boeing, which should benefit over the long term. The company has a five-year backlog, which is likely to grow even longer with newer orders.
Inside the mind of Ben in the latest Fed Minutes, Paul Ryan showing off his budget meat ax, and fallout from the 737 cracks. Here's what we're watching
Stocks closed mixed Monday with tech stocks lower after the market traded within a narrow range during much of a quiet session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson led the Dow higher, while HP fell.
Stocks gained moderate strength in the final hour of trading Monday, although largely remained within a narrow range, amid another quiet trading session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart gained, while HP fell.
According to top hedge fund manager Anthony Scramucci, Ben Bernanke's comments will most likely be 'bullish jawboning' and positive for stocks.
Stocks traded slightly higher amid another day of quiet trading and after a week of strong gains.. GE and Wal-Mart rose, while Intel fell.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
From Libya to Larry Page, markets have absorbed an above-average amount of headlines so far in 2011. Let's take a quick look at some of the headlines beyond geo-politics and then put on the table what might happen next.
Looks like Dr Copper is in it to win it. Freeport McMoRan, the world's largest copper miner, took down Boeing in the quarter finals of Fast Money Madness!
With shares of Boeing bouncing around between $60 and $75 for almost a year now, how should you trade this stock?
Cramer looks at what's behind the market's recent rally.
The Dow is up 557 points, or 4.8 percent in the last 6 trading sessions, posting its largest 6-day percent gain since July 14, 2010. Here is a look at the best performing stocks in the past 6 days.
Considering the metals trade is red hot, what better time to play our latest round in Commodities & Industrials. Which stocks advanced and which went down?
An outlook on the aeronautic defense and space industry as companies watch events in Libya closely, with Sean O'Keefe, EADS North America CEO.
Stocks ended down, after trading in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally amid rising oil prices and ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East. Bank of America and GE fell, while Verizon rose.
Stocks traded slightly lower, and in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally as oil prices rose amid ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East. GE and Bank of America fell, while Verizon gained.
Stocks turned lower as oil prices gained amid continuing unrest in the Middle East and North Africa. Verizon and Boeing rose, w hile Bank of America fell.