WASHINGTON, Oct 20- The U.S. Air Force has talked for years about attracting more companies to the military satellite business to stir competition and cut costs. Billions of dollars of new contracts are at stake, both for legacy satellite and rocket launch providers such as Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co, and newcomers trying to break into the market.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Harris Corp.' s shares fell in trading Monday after a Lazard Capital Markets analyst downgraded his rating on the communication and information technology company's stock, citing worries about weaker revenue.
MADISON, N.J.-- Medical laboratory operator Quest Diagnostics Inc. said Thursday it will cut 400 to 600 management positions and reorganize its business. Quest expects to take $15 million to $20 million in charges associated with the restructuring and job cuts.
*Says established a new $1 billion five-year senior unsecured revolving credit. *Says new credit facility replaces harris' prior $750 million five-year senior. syndicate of lenders- SEC filing.
WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Tighter military budgets in the United States and Europe reduced the revenues of top weapons makers by one percent in the first half of the year and are likely to continue to depress sales in the full year, a new study by Deloitte LLC showed.
William Brown, Harris Corporation CEO, discusses how his company plans to remain profitable and put people to work through infrastructure build out projects.
You know the axiom, sell in May and go away. But if history is any indication, that’s not going to be the case this year.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan goes on the prowl for big tech picks, including Computer Science Corp, Lexmark, Xerox, and Harris Corp, with Chris Quilty, Raymond James analyst.
Short interest in Teradyne and R.R. Donnelley & Sons increased 34 percent and 16 percent, respectively, in the past month, with more than 10 percent of their float sold short.
A combination of familiar and not-so-familiar names make Morgan Joseph TriArtisan's annual list of "Six Stellar Stocks," head of equities research and Managing Director David Kestenbaum told CNBC Monday.
It's still an open question whether stocks are heading into an extended bear market or if the severe pullback this summer from the highs in late April is a just correction phase in a larger bullish pattern.
Alcatel-Lucent saw upside option activity Tuesday for the second time in a week, after unveiling a next-generation chip that it says will dramatically improve Internet performance.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Intel announced on Friday a 15 percent dividend hike. Here is a look at other companies in the S&P 500 that have boosted their dividend payments.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Oct. 25.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
As I’m sure you know by now, Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga lost his perfect game last night when first base umpire Jim Joyce called the 27th batter –- Jason Donald -– safe at first base. It’s not just a bad call, the whole thing has financial ramifications.