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  • BAE Braced for Tough US Curbs Monday, 7 Mar 2011 | 1:28 AM ET

    BAE Systems is braced for the imposition of strict curbs on its business by the U.S., as it moves closer to resolving a year-long review by the State Department of its guilty plea to a conspiracy charge last year, the Financial Times reported.

  • Boeing, Protectionism and the Chicago Connection Friday, 25 Feb 2011 | 9:33 AM ET
    Boeing Headquarters

    The decision by the Pentagon to hand a $30 billion contract to Boeing to supply refueling planes to the US Air Force has raised eyebrows across Europe and the defense industry as the tender had originally gone to a consortium led by Europe's EADS.

  • What's On: Mubarak Reaction, Boeing, Nordic American Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 8:13 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.

  • More Upside to Come for Eaton? Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 6:22 PM ET

    The bears say no, but let’s hear it straight from the source—the CEO.

  • Investing in The Defense Sector of Tomorrow  Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 10:51 AM ET

    Cut backs in defense spending have been hanging over the sector for about year and now. Wall Street waits to see when the axe will fall. But that doesn't mean that investors should be sitting on their laurels waiting for it to happen.

  • Cramer: The Smart Money Is in Industrials Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 3:09 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on the “powerful bull market” taking place right now.

  • Rockwell Collins Emerges From '2 Years of Misery' Thursday, 20 Jan 2011 | 6:02 PM ET

    The past few years have been tough, but Rockwell Collins CEO Clay Jones said everything has been turning around.

  • U.S. Sailor standing on deck of a ship

    Topping the list of budget cuts announced by Defense Secretary Robert Gates is a more than $10 billion Marine Corps amphibious project known as the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, manufactured by General Dynamics.

  • American Airlines in Fee Battle With Web Agencies Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 10:57 AM ET
    American Airlines

    A traveler searching two of the four largest online travel agencies, Orbitz and Expedia, is not going to find any listings for American Airlines  flights — at least for the moment. The New York Times reports.

  • 'We Are Not Doomed to Endless Gridlock': Obama Wednesday, 22 Dec 2010 | 4:45 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    The president celebrated a bipartisan "season of progress' on Thursday at a year-end news conference a few hours after the Senate ratified an arms control treaty with Russia.

  • Now Is the Time to Buy GE: Strategists Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | 6:15 PM ET

    General Electric, the parent company of CNBC, recently increased its dividend payment for the second time this year. With $20 million in cash on the balance sheet and the sell-off of its NBC Universal unit expected to meet government approvals, is now the time to buy? Nicholas Heymann of Sterne, Agee & Leach, and Ted Parrish of Henssler Equity Fund say yes.

  • Cramer Picks His Top Momentum Stocks Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | 11:12 PM ET

    These are the names that perform the best during earnings season.

  • 21 Stocks That Jump Before—and After—Earnings Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | 11:11 PM ET

    They're a rare bunch, for sure. But knowing the best among them can make you money.

  • Trading the Aerospace Bull Market Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 5:46 PM ET

    Cramer rounds out his list of America’s best companies with Honeywell International and Boeing.

  • Deficit Commission to Cut Marines' Landing Craft Wednesday, 24 Nov 2010 | 8:46 AM ET
    US Capitol Building

    The United States Marine Corps want to spend billions of dollars on a new amphibious landing craft, budget cutters in Washington say that’s simply too much money for a vehicle that Marines may never ride into battle.

  • At a Checkpoint, Terror Fears and Testy Travelers Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 10:37 AM ET
    TSA Xray machines airport

    Behind an unmarked door, in a cluttered break room of half-eaten lunches and morale-boosting posters, a dozen Transportation Security Administration officers listened to their airport supervisor deliver another much-needed pep talk that contained the reminder: “I get paid to be paranoid, and so do you.” The New York Times reports.

  • Moffett Federal Airfield

    Moffett Field is a historic airfield now controlled by NASA and used by Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who pay the government annual rent to fly in and out of the facility. But it will cost tens of millions of dollars to keep the airport open and clean up toxic waste on the site.

  • Cramer: Defense Stocks ‘in the Doghouse’ Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 2:56 PM ET

    Plus, a trade off the Caterpillar-Bucyrus deal.

  • Boeing Halts 787 Test Flights After Emergency Landing Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 8:17 PM ET
    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands after its long-waited first flight.

    Boeing halted test flights of its 787 Dreamliner on Wednesday, a day after an electrical fire aboard one of its test planes forced an emergency landing in Texas, but said it was too early to tell if the incident would push back the plane's delivery schedule.

  • Uncle Sam taking money out of your wallet

    For candidates  to deliver on their promises to cut government spending and reduce the budget deficit, they will have to make potentially painful cuts. If given a limited choice, where would you wield the axe? Take our poll and tell us your opinion.

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  • The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.

  • A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.