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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 7, 2017, file photo, the first of the large Boeing 737 MAX 9 models, Boeing's newest commercial airplane, sits outside its production plant in Renton, Wash. Boeing has benefited greatly in 2017 as the global economy kicked into a higher gear, increasing demand for airplanes. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

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2017 winners and losers: Amazon, Boeing soared; GE plunged

It was a strong year for the stock market, but 2017 was a great year if you made airplanes (think Boeing), were an online juggernaut (Amazon) or built homes (KB Homes).