India's biggest companies are pouring billions into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks, buoyed by the government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces.» Read More
New York City police say a suspicious letter sent to a midtown Manhattan bank turned out to be a greeting card from a headhunting firm.
Defense contractor ITT says it will split itself into three publicly traded companies, separating its defense and information business, its water technology unit and its industrial products business.
Topping the list of budget cuts announced by Defense Secretary Robert Gates is a more than $10 billion Marine Corps amphibious project known as the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, manufactured by General Dynamics.
Chemical giant Transammonia is ending all ties with Iran following a CNBC investigation into its business dealings there.
More than 36 percent of the tuition payments made in the first year of the program—a total of $640 million in tuition and fees—went to for-profit colleges, like the University of Phoenix, according to data compiled by the Department of Veterans Affairs, even though these colleges serve only about 9 percent of the overall population at higher education institutions nationwide, the New York Times reports.
North Korea fired artillery shells at a South Korean island, killing two soldiers and two civilians, in one of the heaviest attacks on its neighbor since the Korean War ended in 1953.
Stocks finished the session sharply higher Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, following a handful of reports that offered some hope that the U.S. economy was improving.
Stocks were trading sharply higher Wednesday following a handful of reports that offered some hope that the U.S. economy was improving.
Stocks added to gains Wednesday after a handful of economic reports pointed to an improving economy.
Stocks were poised to open higher Wednesday after reports on the labor market and consumer spending pointed to an improving economy and as investors shifted their focus away from tensions between the two Koreas and European debt worries.
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.
This Veteran's Day, one company started by a "serial entrepreneur" provides a uniquely modern way to say "thank you". Products for Good sells "liberated Iraqi coins" which people buy for veterans in their lives.
According to the SBA, one in seven veterans are self-employed or small business owners and about one quarter of veterans say they are interested in starting and buying their own businesses. The percentage is even higher among women veterans, noted the SBA.
Voters were intensely worried about the future of the economy, a tide of dismay that rolled through groups that can swing elections—women, independents, suburbanites—and turned more of them toward Republicans.
Here's a look at the congressional seats, governorships, state legislatures and some of the ballot measures that will be on ballots around the country on Nov. 2.
As voters are headed to the polls on this Election Day, which sectors should investors buy or sell? Kelly Campbell, founder, principal and CEO of Campbell Wealth Management, shared his best plays, sector by sector.
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.
Teams of U.S. anti-terrorism and security experts are headed to Yemen to help search for suspects in the mail bomb plot and to train cargo screeners at the San'a airport.
The chairman of British Airways has launched an attack on “completely redundant” airport checks and said the UK should stop “kowtowing” to US demands for increased security. The FT reports.
A piece of highly sophisticated malicious software that has infected an unknown number of power plants, pipelines and factories over the past year is the first program designed to cause serious damage in the physical world, security experts are warning.
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