Whether you knew it or not, today is the day you've been waiting for. At least, it is if you own shares of either Boeing
What's it mean to you?
Expect a sharp reaction to the share price of whichever firm loses the contract, and likely a happier reaction from the winner. And more muted reactions among the firms' team members -- EADS and GE
My feeling is that anything more than a 5% drop in share price for Boeing, if it loses, would be an overreaction worthy of a buy order. Conversely, any more than a 10% spike at Northrop would be too much to pay. Trade accordingly.
Read these quick before the announcement: