Feds investigating FAA’s approval of Boeing 737 Max

2019-03-17

The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating the Federal Aviation Administration’s approval of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max jetliners, according to people familiar with the probe, an unusual inquiry into potential lapses in federal safety approvals for new aircraft. The inquiry focuses on a safety system that has been implicated inRead More →

How parenthood foils STEM careers — and not just for women

2019-03-11

The sky-high cost of having a first child can also include leaving your STEM job. About four in 10 women (43%) leave their full-time employment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics following the birth or adoption of their first child, according to research recently published in the peer-reviewed Proceedings ofRead More →

In a bear market, the best offense is a good defense

2019-02-16

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: The trouble with bear markets is that stock investors typically don’t know they’re in one until they’re in one. Investment advisers may also be taken by surprise. That’s why it’s crucial to have realistic expectations of the market, especially when it comesRead More →

GE wins $517 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon By Reuters

2019-02-02

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A trade visitor walks past a General Electrics Aviation pavilion at Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, Britain WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Electric (NYSE:) Aviation, a unit of General Electric Co, has been awarded a $517 million U.S. Army contract for the engineering and manufacturing development phaseRead More →