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  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Friday, 30 Mar 2007 | 8:10 AM ET

    Stocks are tentative ahead of the opening bell on this final trading day of the first quarter. There are some key data releases this morning including personal income and spending, personal consumption, February construction spending, Chicago purchasing managers and University of Michigan consumer sentiment. Oil is on the rise again and could continue to be a pressure point on stock prices after its big move up yesterday.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | 9:01 AM ET

    Stocks are shaking off the Bernanke blues and look set to join European stock markets in a move higher this morning. The market took a dive yesterday when Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke reminded investors the economy is slowing, the Fed fights inflation, the housing market is uncertain, and oh yeah, he never really said he was going to cut rates.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 8:49 AM ET

    Stocks are under pressure ahead of the opening as the influence of jittery oil markets adds to the week's mounting worries about the state of U.S. housing and its potential impact on the economy. Stock futures look sharply lower, and the dollar dipped after reports of weaker than expected durable goods orders.

  • ITT Corp. has agreed to plead guilty and pay a penalty of up to $100 million for illegally exporting night vision goggles in 2001 to China, Singapore and the United Kingdom, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

  • Stats, Stats And More Stats  For You Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 10:45 AM ET

    We've got some of the latest contest statistics on most active, widely held, etc.  So, without any further introduction, here they are. The numbers are as of Tuesday, March 20, 2007.

  • The grant, for Cleveland BioLabs' Protectan CBLB502, is designed to fund "development leading to the acquisition" of an radiation countermeasure.

  • Celeb Tucker "Kicking Butt" In Trading With The Stars? Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 10:51 AM ET
    Jonathan Tucker

    Okay--time to look at who's "stock picking" star is shining among our show celebs competing in "Trading With The Stars. CNBC show producers are getting into the act with comments like "Now he's kicking butt" and "Go Tucker Go!" Here's why they're saying that.

  • Oil Settles Above $61 A Barrel After Volatile Day Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | 4:01 PM ET

    Oil prices finished slightly higher Tuesday, after a volatile day that saw prices fall by more than $1 per barrel and then rebound to a 2007 high.

  • Today's Agenda in the Markets Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | 8:43 AM ET

    A sell off in global stock markets is depressing Wall Street ahead of the opening and setting the stage for what will likely be a choppy trading day. The Shanghai market was the worst hit, losing 9%, its steepest decline in 10 years. The weakness extended across Asian markets and European stocks are lower.

  • More Mad Money Merger Picks Wednesday, 21 Feb 2007 | 8:06 PM ET

    Cramer continues his list of the top 10 potential anti-competitive deals coming before 2008.

  • Europe will start the week without the aid of U.S. and Asia as President’s Day and Chinese New Year mean both markets will be closed on Monday 19th.

  • The Chicago-based company tweaked its 767 design to improve fuel efficiency, among other factors, in hopes of beating  rival Northrop Grumman.

  • Northrop Grumman and its Franco-German partner EADS will bid against Boeing  in a $40 billion U.S. competition for new aerial refueling tankers, Northrop announced today.

  • Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman reported sharp increases in fourth-quarter profit on Thursday and raised full-year forecasts, as two of the world's largest defense contractors capitalized on the continuing boom in U.S. military spending.

  • General Dynamics Profit Edges Up; Shares Drop Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 1:23 PM ET

    The company, which makes Abrams tanks and Stryker combat vehicles for the U.S. Army as well as Gulfstream jets, reported net profit of $408 million, or $1 a share, compared with $406 million, or $1 a share, a year earlier.

  • Boeing's Stock Tumbles After Being Downgraded Monday, 22 Jan 2007 | 3:06 PM ET

    Shares of  Boeing fell sharply after Wachovia downgraded the aerospace and defense company to market perform from outperform.

  • Raytheon Machinists Agree to New Deal Monday, 15 Jan 2007 | 4:07 AM ET

    More than 1,000 machinists will return to work at Raytheon Missile Systems next week after a 70-day strike, the company said Sunday.

  • Military Surge Will Pressure Demand in Defense Sector Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | 10:10 AM ET

    Today, additional U.S. troops are heading to Iraq as a part of the President’s plan to increase armed forces on the ground. A large percentage of the 21,500 additional service men and women will be stationed in Baghdad to help fight insurgents. Asked how long that buildup might last, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said...

  • Viewer Emails On U.S. Defense Stocks Tuesday, 2 Jan 2007 | 10:56 AM ET

    The U.S. government spent some $30 billion on the defense in 2006--and that helped make stocks in the sector quite valuable to investors. As we look into 2007, the question about how defense stocks will do this year was a topic on "Morning Call" (we had viewer email submissions). The question may be even more important as the Democrats take control of Congress.

  • Siemens, IBM Win German Armed Forces IT Deal Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | 6:17 AM ET

    IBM and Siemens have been commissioned by the German armed forces to oversee a 7.1 billion-euro ($9.3-billion), 10-year IT modernization project, the two companies confirmed on Thursday.

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