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  • 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.

  • Security bureaucrats are going to tighten checks at airports following the discovery of two bombs on parcels in cargo planes from Yemen to the US, but this will not necessarily improve things, Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair told CNBC Monday.

  • Stocks to Watch: Estee Lauder, Carmax and More ... Friday, 29 Oct 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • States Are in 'Crisis Mode:' Washington Governor Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 2:21 PM ET
    Puget Sound

    Washington State governor Christine Gregoire says her state and others are struggling—running out of money and dealing with major budget shortfalls.

  • Cramer: Ford to Report Best Quarter in Its History Monday, 25 Oct 2010 | 3:19 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on the banks, chemicals and more.

  • Wearing a neck brace as a result of the plane crash he survived in the Alaskan wilderness two months ago, Shaun O’Keefe, EADS North America CEO, told CNBC Friday that  he continues to fly because it’s generally safe—safer than traveling in a car.

  • Can Eaton's Run Continue? Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 6:25 PM ET

    Cramer thought a chat with the CEO might help answer that question.

  • Cramer: Housing ‘Can’t Hurt Us Anymore’ Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010 | 3:47 PM ET

    Plus, get the “Mad Money” host’s economic outlook and calls on aerospace, the banks and more.

  • Airplane Takeoff

    'One-Decision Stocks' are rare, so even to be considered warrants attention. The airline industry has been so successful of late that companies like this airline deserve a careful look.

  • Comtech Puts Its Cash to Work—For You Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010 | 7:48 PM ET

    Read on to find out how.

  • Russian to Offer Space Tourists an Orbiting Hotel Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010 | 11:55 AM ET

    A Russian company on Wednesday announced an ambitious bid to fill the vacuum in the space tourism market by stationing an orbiting hotel in the cosmos.

Defense Contractors

  • 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.