Stocks finished near session lows in thin trading Wednesday as investors hesitated to stay long ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday amid ongoing concerns over debt issues in the U.S. and euro zone.
When Congress is facing mandatory cuts of $1.5 trillion over the next decade if they don't come to a bipartisan deficit reduction solution soon, many will find excuses to try and get rid of the SBA, under the banner of government-wide cuts.
Futures remained under pressure Wednesday amid worries over debt issues in the U.S. and euro zone in addition to a handful of tepid economic news.
Stocks finished mixed in another thin, choppy session Friday, as investors were reluctant to commit to the market ahead of the weekend and amid ongoing nervousness over the debt talks in Europe and Washington.
Stocks eased off their worst levels, but still finished lower in another thin, volatile session Thursday as investors sifted through a handful of headlines from the euro zone and after the S&P breached a key technical level.
Stocks came off their worst levels Monday, but still ended lower in extremely thin trading as investors remained nervous that the euro zone's debt problems may spread to other regions.
The decade-long battle between Boeing and European arch-rival EADS for a $35 billion refueling airplane contract from the Pentagon ended in defeat for Airbus owner EADS earlier this year – but Chief Executive Louis Gallois insists that the bidding process improved its relationships with the U.S. military.
The perennial war of words between Boeing and Airbus heated up with both sides accusing the other of delivery delays as the crowds gathered for the opening day of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday.
The bumper order Emirates placed for Boeing 777s at the start of the Dubai Airshow was made in anticipation of strong growth in emerging market demand, Tim Clark, president of the airline, told CNBC Monday.
James Albaugh, the CEO of Boeing Commercial says rising oil prices are a double-edged sword for the planemaker. He also discusses production of the new 787.
Boeing, and its arch rival Airbus, have in recent years witnessed something of a boom in airplane orders despite the US and Europe battling against financial crisis and economic slowdown.
As the eternal battle to secure aircraft orders continues, Boeing’s newest product, the 787 Dreamliner, landed in the United Arab Emirates for the 2011 round of the Dubai Airshow. It is the first time the plane is shown to the Middle East public with a readied mockup interior.
To mark the 2011 Dubai Air Show, we've picked 12 aircraft whose design and construction make them key players in almost a century of innovation.
On one hand the idea of another record year for aerospace manufacturing hardly makes sense, and yet on the other, air travel remains an industry that is still expanding.
While other industries remain mired in red ink amid the global recession, Boeing and Airbus, the two largest aircraft manufacturers, are entering a period of unprecedented growth.
Markets rise and markets fall, sometimes by hundreds of points, but Mario Gabelli says that doesn't bother him because he takes a longer-term perspective. "Markets fluctuate," the CEO of Gamco Investors told CNBC Thursday. "We want to figure out where is the market going to be a year and a half from now."
It is not just a few wealthy individuals paying unusually low taxes to the federal government. Corporate America is not far behind. The New York Times reports.
Twenty-two of the thirty Dow components have dividend yields greater than the 10-year US treasury, which yields around 2.06 percent.
Stocks rebounded in volatile trading Wednesday to close near session highs as investors were encouraged over several reports that pointed to a progress in the European debt talks.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details on Boeing's Q3 earnings and boosted outlook.