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  • Cramer: 10 Stocks to Buy Your Kids In 2012 Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 9:50 AM ET
    There's nothing more gratifying than seeing your child's face light up when you give them the perfect present for the holidays. Oh wait, yes there is: Seeing them succeed their whole life! And guess how you make that happen? You teach your kids about money and investing as young as possible, Cramer said.The earlier you start, the better off they will be. So, this year, instead of buying your kid the hottest toy that's going to make her friends drool, consider giving the gift that could keep on g

    Teaching your kids about investing while they're young can set them up for a lifetime of financial success and stability. Here's how Cramer recomemnds getting them started.

  • Defense Cuts: Small Business Feels It Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 12:09 PM ET
    RTI Corporate Headquarters, Pittsburgh, PA

    There are still some things made in America. Inside a massive building in Niles, Ohio, furnaces burning at temperatures of up to 4,000 degrees are melting titanium, a lightweight but strong metal which goes into airplanes, tanks, and artillery.

  • Movie Fantasy Jobs Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 1:31 PM ET
    Movies have glamorized many occupations over the years. The films of Humphrey Bogart let viewers live vicariously as street-smart private eyes. James Bond made audience members imagine themselves as debonair, globe-hopping spies with exotic seductresses in every port of call. And Clint Eastwood’s westerns made people visualize themselves as the frontier’s messengers of bloody vengeance.What these films failed to do was accurately convey a picture of their main characters’ day-to-day finances. Wa

    CNBC.com considered how famous movie characters made their living. We found what their salaries would be in real life, then determined if they could really afford to live in that apartment, drive that car, or eat at that restaurant.

  • Boeing Earnings Beats & Boosts  Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 11:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details on Boeing's Q3 earnings and boosted outlook.

  • What Stocks Are at Risk as Budget Cuts Loom? Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 1:04 PM ET
    US Capitol Building with cash

    JPMorgan says education services, electronic equipment and instruments, as well as aerospace and defense could be the hardest-hit sectors, as the bipartisan congressional “supercommittee” looks for targets to cut the federal budget.

  • Cramer Identifies a Theme for Up or Down Days Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 6:21 PM ET

    Cramer outlines an investment idea that works when the market goes higher and allows investors to fall back on it when the averages fall.

  • The Best-Performing S&P 500 Stocks of 2011 Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    Ten companies on the benchmark S&P 500 Index in the health-care and aerospace and defense industry have gained as much as 61 percent this year as the third quarter played host to a tumultuous 2011 for the stock market, reports TheStreet.com.

  • Boeing's Most Famous Models Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    Here, we take a look at some of Boeing's most iconic military aircraft, what they meant for the industry at the time, and how they impacted plane designs to come.

  • Boeing's Dreamliner Delivery  Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 8:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the story on Boeing celebrating the delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner.

  • Is the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Truly a Game Changer? Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 3:54 PM ET

    For as long as I have a covered Boeing and the long journey to develop the 787 Dreamliner, I have heard certain questions over and over: Is it a game changer? What's so special about the Dreamliner? I'll attempt to provide a few answers.

  • Falling Space Junk — Where Should it Land? Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 2:14 PM ET

    Predicting where NASA's falling space junk will touch down has proven as difficult as figuring out HP's next move. Both involve unstructured data.

  • Boeing's Rarely Seen Aircraft Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 7:55 AM ET

    From planes that never made it to market to spy planes that human eyes aren't supposed to spot, we take a look at some of the amazing Boeing designs you've likely never seen.

  • Enlisted in the World of Airborne Spying Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 10:39 AM ET
    King Air 350i

    For four years, a doctor commuted between his clinics in Texas in a $5 million turboprop with jazzy metallic stripes and ruby stones embedded on the drink cabinet inside. The plane featured exotic wood veneers and polished chrome, and his daughter’s initials were in the tail number. The New York Times reports.

  • More Secure, But Probably No Safer Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 3:21 PM ET

    "I'm skeptical of anyone who can answer the question 'Are we safer?' with a simple yes or no," says Ward Thomas, a national security expert. "We are better in some ways, but not necessarily in others."

  • Aerospace and Defense Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    How much do you know about the business side of the aerospace and defense industries? Take our quiz and find out.

  • 10 High-Paying Government Jobs Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 12:34 PM ET
    One of the trademarks of the current recession has been widespread unemployment. As a result, anyone looking for a job right now should probably cast a wide net and include government jobs in their search for a regular paycheck.

    CNBC.com collected the annual salaries of employees in 10 high-earning government jobs, and compared them with salaries from the same jobs in the private sector. Check out the list!

  • Scrap Metal Thieves May Have Stolen Warhead Parts Sunday, 17 Jul 2011 | 7:17 AM ET

    A train transporting defense gear from Romania to Bulgaria was broken into and military equipment went missing, Romanian military prosecutors said in a statement on Sunday.

  • Private Ventures—Dawn of a New Space Era Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Buzz Aldrin stands on moon surface with US flag during Apollo 11 mission.

    Many of you may think Hollywood built Los Angeles, but the truth is aerospace did, before the Cold War ended and most of the jobs disappeared. Yet there is a new energy returning to California's space industry

  • From Rocket Science to Unemployment  Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 10:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details on the amount of jobs that will disappear as NASA's 30-year shuttle program ends.

  • Onward & Upward Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 8:37 AM ET

    Our special report, "NASA: The Next Generation," explores  the impact of the space shuttle's end to the future of the agency and America's place in space.

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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.