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Boeing (NYSE: BA), founded by William E. Boeing, is a large-cap aerospace and defense leader that also happens to be one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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Boeing's famous jets include the 747, the 777, and the 787. As of mid-July 2008, over the previous10 years Boeing stock has returned about 40%, besting the S&P 500's return of about 10% over the same period.

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