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Boeing rose$. 68 or. 5 percent, to $125.66. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 34 or. 2 percent, to $171.86. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 16 or. 1 percent, to $126.89.
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Boeing rose $1.82 or 1.5 percent, to $124.98. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $2.36 or 1.4 percent, to $171.52. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.86 or 1.5 percent, to $126.73.
Boeing rose $1.32 or 1.1 percent, to $124.48. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.99 or 1.2 percent, to $171.15. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.69 or 1.4 percent, to $126.56.
Boeing fell$. 95 or. 8 percent, to $123.16. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell$. 14 or. 1 percent, to $124.87. United Technologies Corp. fell$. 14 or. 1 percent, to $105.63.
Jerry Brown has signed legislation that extends a $420 million state tax credit to aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Corp. after approving a similar deal for its competitor, Lockheed Martin Corp.. It expands an aerospace tax credit that lawmakers approved in July for Lockheed Martin so it also applies to Northrop Grumman.
Boeing fell $1.31 or 1.1 percent, to $122.80. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell $1.11 or. 7 percent, to $168.39. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell $1.01 or. 8 percent, to $124.00.
Boeing fell$. 05 or percent, to $124.07. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 30 or. 2 percent, to $169.80. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $125.16.
Southeast Asian nations are channeling military budgets to develop local expertise and lower their dependence on big U.S. and European arms suppliers.
SEATTLE, Aug 11- The head of Boeing Co's defense, space and security business said on Monday that nearly two-thirds of the $6 billion in cost cutting the unit is undertaking will come from savings found in its network of suppliers. Boeing already has cut $4 billion in costs from the defense unit, which has annual sales of $33 billion.
The number of female CEOs is on the rise but we still need more, says Rich Wellins, an exec at global talent management agency DDI.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. and African companies and the World Bank on Tuesday pledged more than $17 billion in investments in construction, energy and information technology projects in Africa to showcase U.S. economic interest in the fast-growing region.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. companies pledged new investment in Africa on Tuesday as part of $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects to be unveiled by U.S.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday that U.S. businesses have committed to investing $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects across Africa, a White House official said.
WASHINGTON, July 30- The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq as Baghdad tries to fend off militant Islamist forces. Iraq had requested 5,000 of the air-to-ground missiles, which are manufactured by Lockheed Martin Corp and enable helicopters to battle tanks and other armored vehicles.
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July 24- U.S. weapons maker Raytheon Co reported a 13 percent rise in second-quarter profit, helped by cost cutting and favorable pension adjustments, and maintained its full-year forecast. Raytheon has been expanding its presence in Europe, Asia and the Middle East and beefing up its global supply chain in the face of tightening U.S. defense budget.
Global conflicts are going to sustain defense spending by governments, which will benefit defense contractors, one analyst said.
*General Dynamics, Northrop beat profit estimates. *General Dynamics reports higher aerospace orders. July 23- U.S. weapons makers General Dynamics Corp and Northrop Grumman Corp raised their 2014 profit forecasts as cost cutting allowed them to improve profitability even as defense spending by the U.S. government remained low.