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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) discusses what the economic impact of sequestration could be, and the Fed's current policies. "The sequester barely cuts any icing off the top of the cake," he says.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Bill Frezza, Huffington Post columnist, about why Republicans should back a plan to cut defense spending.
Heather Hurlburt, Executive Director, National Security Network talks about the Obama administration's foreign policy shift as Hagel's Defense Secretary confirmation faces even more hurdles.
Discussing their expectations for QE, with Bill Gross, Pimco founder; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; Diana Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Fed continues to see downside risks for the economy.
What to expect from the Fed's meeting, and monetary policy ahead, with Bill Gross, Pimco founder; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; Diana Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a close look at how defense stocks are reacting to the 30 percent cut in defense spending by the government in the 4th quarter. Northrop CEO Bush said he "cannot recall a time of greater uncertainty."
Fourth quarter GDP numbers are out and are shocking almost everyone. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports there may be a silver lining after negative growth.
Egypt's army chief said political strife was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year, as Cairo's first elected leader struggles to contain bloody street violence.
Defense shares have continued to be positive going into earnings season (Boeing aside due to 787 problems), even though most analysts believe earnings will be lower than a year ago.
Boeing is not planning to change its 787 production schedule despite recent problems, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Ken Herbert, aerospace analyst at Imperial Capital, weighs in.
Airlines scrambled on Thursday to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan and India joined the United States in grounding Boeing's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems are investigated.
The spending cut sequester is coming to the Defense Department, with Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army Retiree; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and CNBC Contributors James Pethokoukis and Keith Boykin
Former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel's possible nomination for the nation's next Defense Secretary had been rumored for weeks. Elliott Abrams, Council on Foreign Relations; Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army Retiree; and Tony Fratto, Former White House Deputy Press Secretary, discuss whether Hagel's nomination is controversial.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta commends President Obama on his decision to nominate Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel (R) as the next Secretary of Defense, and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as director of the CIA; and Sen. Chuck Hagel accepts the President's nomination.
President Obama is unveiling two choices to head his security team and they are sure to be controversial, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
U.S. sales of warplanes, anti-missile systems and other costly weapons to China's and North Korea's neighbors appear set for significant growth amid regional security jitters.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports Defense cutbacks loom as the Pentagon plans to notify 800 thousand employees of potential furloughs if no deal is reached in a debt deal.
Defense companies are sure to be affected if we go over the "fiscal cliff" because of automatic spending cuts to the industry, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Howard Rubel, Jefferies analyst, provides insight on how to play the defense sector.
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