TRIPOLI, March 10- Libyan navy and allied militia forces have surrounded a North Korea- flagged tanker just outside an eastern port held by rebels, a navy spokesman said on Monday. The Morning Glory has loaded crude oil worth $30 million at the Es Sider port, bypassing Tripoli authorities, despite a government threat to bomb it should it sail away.» Read More
The fiscal cliff may sound like the name of an exercise retreat on a mountain top in Southern California, but the reality is not so pretty. What it refers to is the potentially dire economic situation the U.S. faces at the end of 2012. Here's a look.
Read ahead to see what they are, and find out what employment data, industries and companies are located there to make them top destination states.
BAE Systems’ largest shareholder will on Monday signal its “significant reservations” about the U.K. defense group’s proposed tie-up with EADS, the FT reports.
Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.
Q, the twinkly-eyed boffin who provides James Bond with his trademark high-tech gadgetry, faces fresh competition. The heads of British intelligence are appealing to small and medium-sized technology companies to help to provide the gizmos they need for covert operations, the Financial Times reports.
The shipping company warned on Tuesday that fiscal first-quarter earnings will come in below earlier forecasts, citing global economic weakness.
House Republicans sued Attorney General Eric Holder in Federal court, and Groupon reported weaker-than-expected earnings, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
David Wessel, Wall Street Journal, offers insight on how the U.S. government can curtail wasteful spending.
Did the federal government bungle the bank bailouts? Neil Barofsky, former TARP special inspector general, weighs in.
Will the $600 billion so-called "fiscal cliff" at the end of 2012 lead to recession? CNBC contributor Howard Dean, and American Action Forum president Douglas Holtz-Eakin provide perspective.
A new poll says 66 percent of those surveyed believe slow job growth and economy is a result of bad policy. Is Obama to blame? Robert Shrum, New York University professor, and Dick Armey, FreedomWorks, weigh in.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney discusses the Aurora movie theater shooting, tax policies, his role at Bain Capital, the violence in Syria, and his view of President Obama's performance in office.
Brian Gardner of KBW, and Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington, react to comments made by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and provide perspective on the approaching "fiscal cliff."
Discussing whether it still makes sense to stay in Treasuries after the central bank lowered its U.S. growth outlook, with William Irving, Fidelity Government Income Fund; and Mike Greene, Benchmark Company, explains why firearms are seeing growth.
The aeronautical industry is not experiencing a production bubble in the commercial sector, but supply will need to keep up with demand, David Baxt, Global Head of Aerospace and Defense at Jefferies, told CNBC.
Rep. Buck McKeon, (R-CA), reveals how uncertainties about future defense contracts are taking its toll on the U.S. economy.
Despite the United States’ dominance of the aerospace and defense industry, the UK’s biennial Farnborough air show, along with the Paris show, remains one of the biggest events on the calendar.
Defense manufacturers suffered a further blow on Wednesday as the UK became the latest European nation to announce military cutbacks as part of austerity measures.
The world's No. 2 aircraft maker put top salesman Ray Conner in charge of its commercial plane unit only last week, and faces international customers' questions on how it plans to replace its successful but aging 777 mini-jumbo.
The looming fiscal cliff is threatening numerous parts of the economy, but the defense industry could be the most vulnerable, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.