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  • Sell? Or Sell!!! Thursday, 8 Oct 2009 | 3:32 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs today removed Northrop Grumman from its Conviction Sell list and upgraded it to...Sell. What is THAT supposed to mean?

  • In the New Tanker War, Boeing Kicks It Up a Notch Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009 | 4:46 PM ET

    The new proposed bid requests aren't even out yet for the Air Force's refueling tanker, but you can already bet on a protest if the $35 billion contract once again goes to Northrop Grumman/EADS.

  • Trading The Globe: Missile Defense Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | 5:37 PM ET

    On Thursday President Obama dumped a Bush-era missile defense plan for Europe that Russia had bitterly opposed. Is there a trade here?

  • Northrop Grumman CEO Ronald Sugar to Retire Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 6:11 PM ET
    Northrop Grumman

    Northrop Grumman Chairman and CEO Ronald Sugar is retiring at the end of the year.

  • Venezuela, Russia Move Closer to Oil and Arms Deal Monday, 17 Aug 2009 | 4:23 AM ET
    Hugo Chavez

    Russia and Venezuela on Saturday moved closer to an oil venture deal and discussed arms trade, forging a partnership that may drag Russia into a row over the U.S. military presence in Colombia.

  • UK Swine Flu May Cost £1.5 Billion a Day Wednesday, 15 Jul 2009 | 8:08 AM ET
    Riders on the subway in Mexico City

    A full-blown swine flu pandemic hitting the UK could see one in four employees forced to stay home at a cost of 1.5 billion pounds ($2.4 billion) each day, new research suggests.

  • Cramer Speculates on Cyber Crime Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 9:03 PM ET

    Fighting off hackers, both rogue and government sponsored, is a big and growing business, he says. That’s good news for this company.

  • Russian President Medvedev and President Obama

    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says the summit with President Barack Obama is a "first but very important step" toward revitalizing relations between Russia and the United States.

  • Stocks Slide 2% Amid GM, Credit Worries Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 5:16 PM ET

    Stocks finished near session lows Wednesday as rising bond yields on government debt raised concern that borrowing costs are going to start going up and tamp down the economic recovery.

  • Stocks Slide as GM Drags; Techs Gain Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 2:06 PM ET

    Stocks got a quick pop Wednesday after a report showed existing-home sales rose in April  but quickly retreated as the previous day's optimism faded and GM stirred anxiety in the market. But tech stocks gained, sending the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • GM Rattles the Market; Techs Gain Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 12:17 PM ET

    Stocks got a quick pop Wednesday after a report showed existing-home sales rose in April  but quickly retreated as the previous day's optimism faded and GM stirred anxiety in the market. But tech stocks gained, sending the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • Futures Mixed, Investors Hesitant Over GM Trouble Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 7:53 AM ET

    Futures pared earlier gains Wednesday to indicate a mixed open for Wall Street as optimism from the previous day's consumer confidence data dwindled and was replaced by anxiety about what looks like certain bankruptcy for General Motors.

  • Stocks Jump 2.4% as Confidence Soars Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 4:52 PM ET

    Stocks barreled higher Tuesday as consumer confidence hit its highest level in eight months and a broker upgrade on Apple buoyed the Nasdaq.

  • Stocks Bounce Back as Confidence Soars Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 3:22 PM ET

    Stocks recovered from a lower start Tuesday as consumer confidence hit its highest level in eight months and a broker upgrade on Apple buoyed the Nasdaq.

  • Stocks Bounce Back as Confidence Soars Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 11:41 AM ET

    Stocks bounced back from a lower open Tuesday as a broker upgrade on Apple buoyed the Nasdaq.  Getting the market off to a jittery start after the three-day weekend, the decline in housing prices showed no signs of letting up and there were reports of another missile launch by North Korea.

  • Futures Fall After Long Weekend Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 6:40 AM ET

    After a long Memorial Day weekend, futures indicated a negative open for Wall Street Tuesday as reports that North Korea launched missiles caused alarm.

  • In The Shadow Of The Tanker Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 11:17 AM ET
    P-3 Orion

    The funny business of defense procurement. The fate of the Air Force's refueling tanker program remains, well, up in the air. While politicians are pressuring the Pentagon to split the order between the original winner, Northrop Grumman/EADS and challenger Boeing, Defense Secretary Robert Gates still prefers a "winner take all" decision. Some speculate it may require a Presidential veto to ensure the Pentagon gets its way.

  • Time to Get Into the Market: Top Strategist Friday, 1 May 2009 | 11:24 AM ET

    This is “certainly the time you want to start getting into the market,” said Arthur Hogan, managing director at Jefferies. He offered CNBC his current investment ideas.

  • U.S. Steps Up Effort on Digital Defenses Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 11:02 AM ET

    Thousands of daily attacks on federal and private computer systems in the United States — many from China and Russia, some malicious and some testing chinks in the patchwork of American firewalls — have prompted the Obama administration to review American strategy.

  • Joint Strike Fighter Project Criticized by GAO Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 5:15 PM ET
    Joint Strike Fighter F-35 from Lockheed Martin.

    The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter from Lockheed Martin is the most expensive defense program in history. Costs could reach $1 trillion, between buying the aircraft and supporting it for decades.

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