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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.
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.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn further boosted his stake in BEA Systems to 13.22%, according to a regulatory filing.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 said Tuesday second-quarter profit rose, as the defense contractor raised sales of its information technology systems and services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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