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Defense Defense Contractors

  • Lockheed Martin's F-35 making its maiden flight on April 20, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas

    Lockheed Martin reported better than expected earnings Wednesday, if you take out new health care costs. However, one of the biggest questions facing the defense giant is the future of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

  • Who knew a defense company could be hip? All those guys with slide rules and pocket protectors. I know, I know. It's not like that anymore. Well, not so much.

  • Defense contractor Raytheon's board on Wednesday raised its annual dividend by 21 percent to $1.50 and authorized a repurchase of up to $2 billion in stock.

  • A number of stocks could work, but these are the best.

  • Over the years I’ve traveled on many field assignments, met CEOs of the biggest companies on earth, and powerful world leaders. In the past I’ve been humbled by some of these experiences. But last week I had one of the most truly humbling and eye-opening experiences of my life, and it had nothing to do with meeting an executive or a member of royalty. It was the men and women of The United States Navy.

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    That depends on how the CEO answered Cramer’s questions. Get the full interview right here.

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    Just look at the quarters, Cramer says.

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    These companies make big bucks picking bad guys out of a crowd.

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    Check out the latest addition to Cramer's homeland-security portfolio.

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    You wouldn’t catch 007 using this equipment, but it’s proved to be crucial in modern-day warfare.

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    This company’s eyes and ears are keeping some of the world’s most recognizable landmarks safe.

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    Protecting the national interest is big business. Here’s how you play it.

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    Here is one of Cramer’s favorites.

  • Goldman Sachs today removed Northrop Grumman from its Conviction Sell list and upgraded it to...Sell. What is THAT supposed to mean?

  • The new proposed bid requests aren't even out yet for the Air Force's refueling tanker, but you can already bet on a protest if the $35 billion contract once again goes to Northrop Grumman/EADS.

  • A late rally pushed stocks higher Tuesday following better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components. The Dow logged its seventh-straight gain, the Nasdaq, it's tenth.

  • The Dow advanced Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.

  • The Dow bolted out of the gate Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.

  • Futures indicated a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday ahead of a slew of earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Capitol Hill testimony.

  • Russian President Medvedev and President Obama

    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says the summit with President Barack Obama is a "first but very important step" toward revitalizing relations between Russia and the United States.