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  • 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.

  • European Stocks to Watch: Northern Rock Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | 1:07 PM ET

    Shares of Northern Rock plummeted 12% after the U.K. mortgage lender cut its 2007 profit expectations Wednesday, as higher interest rates weighed on funding costs and the prospects for real estate in Britain.

  • Coast Products: Seeing The Business "Light" Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | 8:26 AM ET
    Coast

    Walk into the lobby of the COAST Products Company on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon and two faces greet you. The man who founded the company in 1919, Henry W. Brands, and his son, who took over the company after coming back from World War II and drove it to great success--Henry Brands Jr. Their pictures hang on the lobby wall. The same wall that David Brands sees every morning when he comes to work, and every night when he leaves.

  • Recent concerns about the rising cost of corporate borrowing haven't deterred Honeywell CEO Dave Cote from looking for fresh acquisition targets for the Fortune 500 company, but market consolidation is getting harder, he warned.

  • L-3, Boeing Team Awarded $2B Cargo Plane Deal Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | 5:54 PM ET

    A transatlantic team led by L-3 Communications has won a $2 billion contract to build a new cargo aircraft fleet, the U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday.

  • European Stocks to Watch: Gazprom Monday, 11 Jun 2007 | 1:05 PM ET

    Shares in Russian gas giant Gazprom rose as Deputy Chief Executive Alexander Medvedev announced Sunday the company was near to closing an unspecified deal to grow its market presence in Britain.

  • President Bush, left, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin after their meeting at the G8 Summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, Thursday June 7, 2007.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to US President George W Bush setting up a joint missile radar base in Azerbaijan to overcome a crisis between the two countries.

  • European Stocks to Watch: BAE Systems Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 1:52 PM ET

    Shares in BAE Systems fell in response to reports from the British press that Europe's largest defense company paid 1 billion pounds ($2 billion) over a decade to a Saudi prince to seal one of Britain's biggest-ever arms export contracts.

  • Judge Dredd-Ful And His "Reduced" $67M Pants! Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 8:54 AM ET
    Jin Nam Chung and Ki Chung, who are being sued by Judge Roy Pearson Jr.

    Good news! A guy suing a Washington, DC area dry cleaner for $67 million over a pair of pants gone missing two years ago has reduced his damages demand to only $54 million! The guy is a judge. A JUDGE! Administration law judge Roy Pearson is suing under the local Consumer Protection Act (that must be some act), claiming signs posted inside Custom Cleaners were fraudulent by promising "Satisfaction Guaranteed." Pearson wants $54 million to make it right. Talk about being taken to the cleaners.

  • Raytheon said a consortium it is leading in collaboration with Computer Sciences Corp has been chosen to oversee the US Army's live, virtual and constructive training operations and support systems worldwide.

  • Putin Warns He Will Point Missiles at Europe Monday, 4 Jun 2007 | 8:26 AM ET

    President Vladimir Putin said Russia would go back to its Cold War stance of aiming its missiles at Europe if Washington went ahead with a plan to build a missile defence shield near Russia's borders.

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