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These companies have been shrinking either due to dropping demand, evaporating pricing power or by reducing their size.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
The Treasury Department auctioned $35 billion in five-year notes at a high yield of 1.732 percent, the rate highest since May 2011.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
US stock index futures seesawed as investors awaited another wave of major earnings, including Dow-listed Boeing and Procter & Gamble.
Corporate America’s well-oiled compensation machine is running like a dream.
Motif Investing essentially allows its customers to create their own exchange-traded funds around themes, CEO Hardeep Walia says.
Proposed military budget cuts proposed by the Pentagon last week may be far from what Congress finally agrees on.
"The world is going to want to find a compromise," said David Kelly, chief market strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds.
The U.S. military's human footprint is shrinking, but its robotic fighting force is on the rise, transforming the battlefield in air, land and sea.
Holders of U.S. defense stocks expressed relief that the budget spares most big arms firms. But not everybody wins.
Boeing posted quarterly results Wednesday that exceeded expectations, but share prices dropped sharply on its 2014 revenue and profit projections.
The bull run in defense stocks is expected to continue, despite lingering concerns about federal spending.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
China is preparing to welcome private aircraft, a move that may herald the greatest expansion of business and private aviation in 30 years.
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The Pentagon faces the retirement of its de facto chief operating officer, and his exit could have a big impact on the defense industry.
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Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Earnings reports from Boeing and dozens of other major companies could set the course for stocks Wednesday, as the Dow reaches for new highs.