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  • This is a big week for defense earnings, with Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman today both topping street estimates and Lockheed's CFO saying he sees "no huge risks" to big defense projects no matter who becomes president.

  • Rally Led By Financials, Airline and Defense Stocks Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 4:41 PM ET

    Finally, an oversold rally; the Dow moved 225 points the last 90 minutes. It was the first close at the highs for the year; financials led, but beaten up groups like airlines also posted a nice rally. Defense stocks rallied as well.

  • Armored-Car Makers Win Big Pentagon Deal Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 11:26 AM ET

    On Tuesday night, the Pentagon issued a $2.7 billion order for 3,100 more Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles, or MRAPs -- designed to protect troops from roadside bombs in Iraq. Herer are the seven manufacturers that will gain from the order.

  • Staying Power: Defense Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 7:23 PM ET

    Some bull markets are ephemeral and some last for years. Cramer thinks the defense stocks have nowhere to go but up. Here's his favorite.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Deal with Weak Dollar, Germany Tells Airbus Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | 5:23 AM ET

    It is up to Airbus, not Germany, to assess what impact the weakness of the dollar against the euro has on the European planemaker's business prospects, the German Economy Ministry said on Friday.

  • Oil 'Bubble' Will Burst: Iran Oil Minister Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 7:43 AM ET
    Oil Pipeline

    An oil price "bubble" was not due to any shortage but was fuelled by global political tensions, a leading Iranian oil official told the state broadcaster.

  • General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman Profits Rise Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 9:06 AM ET

    Both General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman beat Wall Street expectations Wednesday with their quarterly profit, as rising demand helped the defense-sector companies post bumper revenues.

  • Icahn Raises BEA Stake to 13.22% Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 8:16 AM ET

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn further boosted his stake in BEA Systems to 13.22%, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Emerson to Buy Motorola Business for $350 Million Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 11:52 AM ET

    Diversified manufacturer Emerson Electric agreed to buy a Motorola unit that serves the telecommunications, medical and defense industries for $350 million in cash, the companies said Friday.

  • BAE Shareholder Files Lawsuit over Saudi Deal Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 10:23 AM ET

    A shareholder in BAE Systems has filed a lawsuit against the British defense company's board and other individuals which seeks damages stemming from past arms deals with Saudi Arabia.

  • K-Fed Rate Cut Wednesday, 19 Sep 2007 | 3:09 PM ET

    What more can be said about the Fed's rate cut? Did Greenspan get us into this mess? Is Bernanke caving in getting us out? Are both trying to be popular? Here's my question: is Greenspan suddenly like Britney (we thought he was so hot but now...), while Bernanke is K-Fed (a strange background ornament who suddenly looks responsible)?

  • Shares in Britain's BAE Systems climbed as much as 4.4% on Friday after a newspaper reported it will clinch a 20 billion pound ($40.5 billion) deal to supply fighter jets to Saudi Arabia next week.

  • Germany Arrests 3 in Alleged Airport, U.S. Base Plot Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 6:26 AM ET

    Germany has arrested three men it suspects of belonging to an Islamist terrorist group and planning attacks on Frankfurt international airport and a major U.S. military base, German officials said on Wednesday.

  • China Rejects U.S. Charge it Hacked Pentagon Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 6:07 AM ET

    China on Tuesday rejected a report that hackers controlled by its military had successfully entered a Pentagon network, calling the claim a product of "Cold War" thinking.

  • BAE Systems First-Half Underlying Profit 17% Higher Thursday, 9 Aug 2007 | 4:04 AM ET

    BAE Systems beat estimates with a 17% rise in mid-year underlying profits on Thursday as its armored vehicle business boosted growth.

  • General Dynamics posted lower second-quarter profit Wednesday, but beat Wall Street expectations on strong demand for its business jets and military vehicles.

  • Northrop Grumman Profit Rises on Tech Sales Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | 8:09 AM ET

    Northrop Grumman said Tuesday second-quarter profit rose, as the defense contractor raised sales of its information technology systems and services.

  • Lockheed Martin Profit Rises on Jet, System Sales Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | 8:01 AM ET

    Lockheed Martin, the world's No. 1 defense contractor, Tuesday reported a greater-than-expected 34% rise in second-quarter profit, helped by higher revenue from its combat aircraft and electronic systems units and lower pension costs.

  • Garmin: GPS Giant Keeps People On Track Wednesday, 11 Jul 2007 | 2:49 PM ET
    Garmin Nüvi® 350

    It's almost impossible to get lost in Olathe, Kansas. Why? Because that's the home of global positioning system (or GPS) giant, Garmin. The publicly-traded Garmin, founded in 1989 by Gary Burrell and Dr. Min Kao (Gar, as in Gary, Min as in Min, make 'Garmin') one of the fastest growing 'personal technology' companies in the world.

  • On the Line: Ceradyne CEO Joel Moskowitz Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 6:59 PM ET

    Is the body-armor supplier a one-trick pony? The chief of Ceradyne tells Cramer what he's got up his sleeve.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

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