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Boeing rose $1.32 or 1.1 percent, to $124.48. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.99 or 1.2 percent, to $171.15. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.69 or 1.4 percent, to $126.56.
Boeing fell$. 95 or. 8 percent, to $123.16. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell$. 14 or. 1 percent, to $124.87. United Technologies Corp. fell$. 14 or. 1 percent, to $105.63.
Jerry Brown has signed legislation that extends a $420 million state tax credit to aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Corp. after approving a similar deal for its competitor, Lockheed Martin Corp.. It expands an aerospace tax credit that lawmakers approved in July for Lockheed Martin so it also applies to Northrop Grumman.
U.S. stocks ended the week mixed after news of fresh conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Boeing fell $1.31 or 1.1 percent, to $122.80. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell $1.11 or. 7 percent, to $168.39. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell $1.01 or. 8 percent, to $124.00.
Boeing fell$. 05 or percent, to $124.07. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 30 or. 2 percent, to $169.80. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $125.16.
In July, lawmakers grudgingly approved a $420 million tax credit that would benefit a joint bid being submitted by Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. The governor signed the fast-tracked AB2389 into law after his office assured competitor Northrop Grumman Corp. that it would receive a similar deal.
WASHINGTON, Aug 14- Boeing Co has won an initial contract worth $296 million to buy parts needed for production of 12 more P-8A spy planes, including eight for the U.S. Navy and four for the government of Australia, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
U.S.stocks closed higher on Thursday at August highs despite subpar economic data around the world, and after conciliatory remarks from Putin.
EVERETT, Wa., Aug 13-- Boeing executives and state political leaders took sledgehammers to a 1960 s office block on Wednesday to help clear the way for a factory that will make composite wings for the company's newest jet, the 777 X.
Aug 12- A team of Boeing Co and Sikorsky Aircraft Corp and Textron Inc's Bell Helicopter have been selected to build prototypes of a multi-role vertical-lift aircraft as part of the U.S. Army's plan to replace thousands of helicopters.
Aug 12- Boeing Co said it had been jointly selected with United Technologies Corp's Sikorsky unit to build a next-generation multi-role helicopter for the U.S. Army. The first flight for the program is expected in 2017, Boeing said. The company did not disclose the value of the contract.
SEATTLE, Aug 11- The head of Boeing Co's defense, space and security business said on Monday that nearly two-thirds of the $6 billion in cost cutting the unit is undertaking will come from savings found in its network of suppliers. Boeing already has cut $4 billion in costs from the defense unit, which has annual sales of $33 billion.
NEW DELHI, Aug 9- The United States urged India on Saturday to bolster its role as a global power and force for regional stability, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to Washington since his election in May.
Boeing has 273 net orders through July compared with a negative 27 for Airbus due to cancellations. Earlier in the week, Airbus said it topped Boeing in unadjusted orders for all types of planes so far in 2014, saying it won 980 new orders through July, compared with just 837 for Boeing.
WASHINGTON, Aug 8- Reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank was left off a list of items that the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives expects his party to take up in September, raising new questions about the bank's future.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- Boeing has pushed some factory work on the 787 Dreamliner to the uncovered tarmac outside its assembly plant in Washington state in an effort to keep churning out the popular plane at a rate of one every three days, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Pfizer confronts surge of lawsuits over Lipitor. Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is facing a mounting number of lawsuits by women who say the company knew its blockbuster anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor was linked to a small increased risk of type-2 diabetes but never properly warned the public.
These six names are all trading at least 10 percent below their 52-week highs, and a number of other Dow stocks are less than 1 percentage point away.
Boeing and United Technologies have been amassing titanium parts from Russia in case global tensions disrupt supply of the metal.