• U.S. Veterans, Afghanistan

    Two mortgage brokers in Georgia became instant millionaires after successfully suing banks for defrauding military veterans in Veterans administration home loans by hiding unallowable fees in mortgage documents.

  • Cramer Drills Down on Lockheed Martin     Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Lockheed Martin can rally despite big budget cuts at the Pentagon thanks to the election year trade, says Mad Money's Cramer. It's a binary trade, and investors need to think of it as a short-term trade, not a long-term investment.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investing advice, including top picks for 2012 and defense, with CNBC's Mandy Drury.

  • U.S. Changes Military Strategy     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    President Obama outlined a new, leaner military budget, promising not to sacrifice strength, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Defense Sector: Buy or Sell?     Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 4:45 PM ET

    Credit Suisse says Mitt Romney is the best candidate for the defense industry, but some companies aren't waiting to see who wins the 2012 election, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Brian Ruttenbur, Morgan Keegan & Co., and Cai von Rumohr, Cowen & Co., discuss whether defense stocks are poised to fall or rise.

  • Cramer Identifies a Theme for Up or Down Days Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 6:59 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.

  • Politics: November to Remember Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:38 PM ET

    Romney squeaks to victory, the GOP takes Congress, Obama raises taxes and the Fed keeps rates on hold.

  • Super Defense Budget Cuts ahead     Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 11:15 AM ET

    How a likely failure of the Super Committee could have a major impact on the defense budget, with former defense secretary William Cohen, The Cohen Group CEO.

  • Ripple from Defense Cuts     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 1:37 PM ET

    If defense spending gets cut, it could impact more companies than just big defense firms, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Defense Cuts Coming?     Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 11:09 AM ET

    With a week to go before the Super Committee's deadlines, defense is expected to take a big hit, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Future of U.S. Defense     Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 10:15 AM ET

    A look at the future of America defense, with Michael Hayden, Chertoff Group Principal/former head of the CIA.

  • Time to Buy Defense?     Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 1:33 PM ET

    Peter Skibitski, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst, discusses whether it's time to invest in defense stocks.

  • Marking Ten Years of US War in Afghanistan Friday, 7 Oct 2011 | 10:06 AM ET
    U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph Evans scans the area through a pair of binoculars while Spc. Brendon Quisenberry pulls rear security during a security halt on a route reconnaissance mission near Mir-e, Afghanistan.

    Ten years ago today, in response to the enormous tragedy of September 11, 2001, the United States invaded Afghanistan. So began the long road of endless war, endless suffering, endless spending, and endless death.

  • Two Tales of the Jobs Picture     Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 11:14 AM ET

    Two very different reports came out today on the state of employment in America, with one showing government payrolls shrinking, and the other showing private sector payrolls rising. CNBC's Steve Liesman explains the discrepancy. Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo sr. economist, also weighs in.

  • 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.

  • NYSE CEO and NY Politicians Remember 9/11     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    Thoughts on the attacks of September 11th, and what has been done since to rebuild, with Sen. Charles Schumer, (D-NY); Ray Kelly, NYC police commissioner; Duncan Niederauer, NYSE Euronext CEO; Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State; George Pataki, (R) former NY Governor; Rudy Giuliani, former NYC mayor; Richard Grasso, former NYSE CEO.

  • NYMEX & CME: Moment of Silence     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 8:47 AM ET

    Traders at the NYMEX and CME observe a moment of silence to remember the first plane hitting the World Trade Center.

  • Officials Say Credible US Terror Threat Detected Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 9:09 PM ET

    U.S. Homeland Security officials said a credible 9/11 terror threat is of some concern, saying it has more credibility than some chatter it's heard in recent days.

  • 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.

  • Communicating Threats Ten Years After 9/11 Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 12:36 PM ET

    Ten years after the attacks on September 11, we still don’t live in a world where we are free from terror threats. But we have made great progress on how to best communicate those threats in a way that makes us all a little bit safer.

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