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So the government shuts down, and Wall Street opens...up. What will get the stock market worried?
The government shutdown will have an immediate impact on workers at the Pentagon. But for the defense contractors? No big deal right now.
One of the few things defense experts agree on about Syria is that any military strike will involve Tomahawk cruise missiles made by Raytheon.
Not long ago, emerging markets were seen as economic stars. Now, they pose risks that could hit the bottom line of some multinationals.
$1.6 million per missile. That's the cost of the Tomahawks the U.S. Navy may fire into Syria. But will that be a boon for Raytheon, which makes them?
The United States is unlikely to make significant cuts in assistance to Egypt, despite calls from Congress to do so and a Cabinet-level meeting this week.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply reduced its holdings of Kraft Foods and Mondelez during the second quarter.
After the latest Fed announcement, one Wall Street pro says the best bets for August are the S&P 500 stocks that can grow organically without Bernanke being involved.
Within days of breaking through to record highs, stocks are set to smash through another milestone, but after 1700, the path for the S&P 500 is less certain.
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.