A Huge Threat to Boeing?

In today's edition, industrials editor and analyst Brendan Byrnes discusses the potential huge merger between EADS and BAE Systems, and how it could affect Boeing. As of now, Boeing investors shouldn't be too worked up over this -- there's still a long way to go for this potential merger, along with some serious hurdles. Not only must the two companies deal with political pressure from four different European countries where the companies have a significant presence, but they must also keep their Department of Defense clearance to sell military products to the United States. Check out the following video for more on what this merger could mean for Boeing and other U.S. defense contractors.

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Blake Bos and Brendan Byrnes have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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