GM narrows its losses in Europe and benefits from strong North America sales, but Asia earnings fall back.
Given unprecedented public support for a US Airways/American merger, the DOJ might see mediation as a way out, a veteran attorney says
JetBlue orders 35 A321 jets and defers orders for 24 Embraer 190s.
GM only beat Ford by 3,000 sales in September, but experts see a 20,000 vehicle gap in October.
United gets a downgrade from JPMorgan on Friday, and at least five analysts reduce estimates.
UPS beats quarterly earnings estimates by a penny as net income rises 9.4%.
Boeing recently lost an order from long-time customer JAL, but says that was offset by a win at Lufthansa.
United says net income rose but came in below estimates. CEO Jeff Smisek promises "prompt actions."
Ford reports continued strong U.S. sales, narrower losses in Europe, and gains in Asia and South America.
Mayors, members of Congress and state attorneys are all asking DOJ to drop its opposition to the US Airways/American merger.