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  • The policy, the details of which are classified, comes after a two-year review amid growing demand from U.S. allies for the new breed of weapons that have played a key role in U.S. military action in Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen. Privately held General Atomics, maker of the Predator and Reaper drones, Northrop Grumman Corp, Textron Inc and other arms makers have been...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- The Pentagon's chief weapons buyer on Friday said he was urging U.S. arms makers to spend more on research and development, arguing that investment in new technology would pay off as the United States seeks to ensure its future military readiness. Northrop Grumman Corp this week announced a $3 billion share repurchase authorization, while L-3...

  • Oct 28- U.S. government contractor Engility Holdings Inc, said it would buy privately held TASC, a provider of professional services to government agencies, for about $1.1 billion, including debt. Engility's shares rose 4.2 percent in extended trading on Tuesday. "TASC has a substantial presence in the Intelligence Community, Space and other markets in which...

  • Oct 10- L-3 Communications Holdings Inc said an internal review of its aerospace systems business found no material misstatements of its previous financial statements, sending its shares up as much as 13.5 percent in late afternoon trading. L-3 recorded total pre-tax charges of about $169 million at its aerospace systems business as a result of the review.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- The S&P 500 and Nasdaq on Friday posted their largest weekly declines since May 2012 and the Dow turned negative for the year, led down by technology stocks after a chipmaker warned of a major pullback in the industry. Some pinned the slide to concern about the Federal Reserve's imminent ending of its asset purchases stimulus, as well as worries...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- The S&P 500 and Nasdaq on Friday posted their largest weekly declines since May 2012 and the Dow turned negative for the year, led down by technology stocks after a chipmaker warned of a major pullback in the industry. Some pinned the slide to concern about the Federal Reserve's imminent ending of its asset purchases stimulus, as well as worries...

  • Chipmakers led the decline, with the PHLX semiconductor index down 6.6 percent, the most for any day since mid February 2009, after Microchip Technology warned of a broad-based industry downturn. Microchip Tech shares tumbled 11.9 percent and the SOX entered correction territory, falling as much as 15.4 percent from a 13- year high hit less than a month ago.

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    Motif Investing essentially allows its customers to create their own exchange-traded funds around themes, CEO Hardeep Walia says.

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  • Your first trade for Friday Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 1:44 PM ET
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  • Jim O’Shaughnessy: Crisis in long bonds is imminent Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 5:36 PM ET
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  • The big macro-palooza: US jobs, growth and the Fed Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 10:12 AM ET

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    Ten-year yields are resuming their rise. That is likely to remain a problem today — especially if housing stocks come under more pressure.

  • Look for tech's new home in 'Silicon Slopes,' Utah Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 10:59 AM ET
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