| Commercial jet demand lifts Boeing results
The Boston Globe, October 23, 2014 Thursday
Boeing delivered 186 commercial jets, up from 170 last year. Robust demand for commercial jets helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter, up 18 percent over last year. On a per-share basis and adjusted for nonoperating costs, the Chicago company's profits came to $2.14, beating estimates. Boeing is benefiting, in part, from a record jet-buying spree by airlines, driven by cheap financing and a growing number of global fliers. Shares fell, however, after an analyst commented on the...