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Investors appear to be betting that the U.S. defense industry will be able to offset tens of billions in shrinking orders for swords with new, long-term contracts for plowshares.
After a two-week hiatus for summer break, Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, is back (lucky you) with all the tidbits, insights and sarcasm you expect.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has eliminated its holdings of two stocks: Archer Daniels Midland and General Dynamics.
As American defense companies prepare to feel the ill effects of the sequester on their bottom lines, the companies are increasingly looking to court new customers abroad.
Apple briefly got some of its shine back, after it delivered a package of capital programs that shareholders have been clamoring for.
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
The market doesn't think the terrible attacks in Boston are a prelude to a new war.
The sequester would hit defense companies hard, CRT Capital analyst Brian Ruttenbur says.
Stocks eased off their best levels but eked out a gain on the final trading day of February, with the Dow within striking distance of a new all-time closing high and the S&P 500 logging its fourth-consecutive month of gains.
Is there a massive storm brewing in the market? Jim Cramer thinks that kind of talk is simply hot air.
With the automatic spending cuts looming, investors should avoid defense stocks and instead look to play defense, Delphi Management President Scott Black told CNBC.
A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for tomorrow.
The CNBC "Fast Money" traders pick stocks that would likely benefit from a budget deal being reached in Washington.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
It's time to buy into a stock heavily exposed to "fiscal cliff" risk, Pimco's Neel Kashkari says.
Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
A looming increase in taxes could force the hand of some companies to issue special dividends before year end, making it a record year for payouts, but which ones?