Why AerCap Stock Is Up Big Today

Lou Whiteman, The Motley Fool
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Why AerCap Stock Is Up Big Today

Shares of AerCap Holdings (NYSE: AER) jumped more than 12% at the open on Monday on reports the air leasing specialist is near a transformative deal with General Electric (NYSE: GE). AerCap is among the best operators in this niche area, and investors are responding enthusiastically to the idea of the company adding to its fleet. AerCap is in the business of buying airplanes and leasing them back to airlines.