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  • Obama to use presidential power to push economic policies [View news story]
    It's not just blowing smoke, it's more and more government running amuck. What a boat load of sh****************t.
    Jan 29, 2014. 05:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Reuters: GE unit close to ordering 40 Boeing 737 jets [View news story]
    You big horse fart!
    Jan 21, 2014. 02:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Zulauf pans China, likes gold and Treasurys [View news story]
    The Zulauf guy exactly one year ago (beginning of 2013) in the same Barron's round table was bullish on Brazil, which turned out to be one of the worst investments last year.
    Jan 19, 2014. 08:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Boeing sued over Asiana 777 crash [View news story]
    These people should be grateful to Boeing that they are still alive.

    The overwhelming responsibility rests with the pilots and the airline that hired and trained them.
    Jan 19, 2014. 07:44 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Boeing 787 in Japan probed on smoke seen during repairs [View news story]
    Boeing lost order race this year to Airbus. It seems Airbus will also surpass Boeing in delivery in not too distant future, even after taking into account Boeing's forthcoming 737 production-rate hike and increase in 787 production.

    The IAM should calm down, and be realistic about their compensation. So should SPEEA.
    Jan 15, 2014. 01:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Boeing And Airbus: The Battle For Leadership In The Aerospace Industry [View article]
    Each company delivers about 600 planes this year.

    Boeing's backlog is about 5000 planes, which will take near a decade to deliver.

    Airbus can do what it has done largely because it's a states-sponsored enterprise. The government subsidies amount to an order of magnitude more than its competitor.
    Jan 9, 2014. 06:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple cut to Sell at Standpoint over moral reasons [View news story]
    Take the contrarian bet - buy.

    The less they pay employees, the more profit they make.
    Jan 6, 2014. 10:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • French manufacturing sector firmly in the doldrums [View news story]
    This is the outcome of taxing people 75%?
    Jan 2, 2014. 03:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Boeing machinists begin casting historic vote on labor deal [View news story]
    Let's build it elsewhere.

    Forget unions.
    Nov 14, 2013. 01:34 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Housing enters a bubble by one measure [View news story]
    Old sport, what do you suggest?

    Continue buying and wait for two years to sell when it peaks ;-?
    Sep 11, 2013. 06:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Analysis: Labor protests should go from Main Street to online [View news story]
    You think noises made on Twitter and Facebook cannot be ignored, and die out just like the street-level protests?
    Sep 9, 2013. 06:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • There's a pattern here: China's "State Administration for Industry and Commerce" has mentioned Apple (AAPL -2.1%) in a notice urging authorities to protect consumer rights. The notice comes shortly after a front-page column in a state-owned newspaper and an "investigative special" from a state-owned TV channel took shots at Apple[View news story]
    What are you implying?

    The Chinese government is out to get Apple?
    Mar 28, 2013. 04:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The CEO of Iberia resigns after months of a work stoppage at the Spanish airliner go unresolved. According to parent company IAG, the company is losing €3M ($3.84) every day the workers are on strike. [View news story]
    Dissolve the airline, and everyone go home, unionized or not.
    Mar 27, 2013. 04:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • If and when regulators allow the Boeing (BA) 787 resume commercial operations, they could force the jet to temporarily fly on routes that are always within two hours of the nearest appropriate landing strip. That's down from three hours prior to the jet's grounding and well below the 5 1/2 hours that Boeing is targeting. The move would undermine some of the Dreamliner's top selling points. [View news story]
    As Michael O'Leary put it -- "regulatory crap!"
    Mar 27, 2013. 04:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • J.C. Penney's (JCP -1.1%) new "mark-up to mark-down" tactic may be straight from Retail 101 but it's a tough row to hoe for a company suffering +20% drops in sales, according to analysts. Is JCP making the transition smoothly? Eyes in the street note that items in stores are "awkwardly" displaying stickers over the older prices in an effort to cover them up. [View news story]
    Fire Ron Johnson, and have a restart.
    Mar 27, 2013. 03:33 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment