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I know that spending potentially a trillion dollars over 50+ years to create and support a single jet program may sound a tad...excessive, but...wouldn't you want to fly one?
Bob Stevens, Lockheed Martin president & CEO, says about 23% of the company's workforce are veterans. He is a Vietnam veteran with the U.S. Marine Corps.
At Lockheed Martin, we believe America’s veterans should not return from the front line to stand in the unemployment line … and we’re working to make sure that doesn’t happen.
Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary for Homeland Security, told CNBC Thursday she doesn’t know how vulnerable U.S. businesses are to cyber attacks, because private companies aren’t required to disclose that information.
Whether your company is big or small, whether you handle protected data or not, whether you have a few customers or millions, a data breach could cripple your company. Now is the time, before a breach, to put your digital security protections and plans in place in order to survive.
How could this defense company's stock rally despite big budget cuts at the Pentagon? Cramer has some answers.
Lockheed Martin can rally despite big budget cuts at the Pentagon thanks to the election year trade, says Mad Money's Cramer. It's a binary trade, and investors need to think of it as a short-term trade, not a long-term investment.
Take a look at some of Monday morning's early movers:
The week's top business news and investing advice, including top picks for 2012 and defense, with CNBC's Mandy Drury.
Stocks rebounded from earlier losses to finish narrowly mixed Thursday, with the S&P adding small gains to the New Year rally, ahead of a key government employment report. Stocks had been under pressure earlier in the session amid ongoing jitters over the European debt crisis and a decline in the euro to its lowest level since September 2010.
Credit Suisse says Mitt Romney is the best candidate for the defense industry, but some companies aren't waiting to see who wins the 2012 election, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Brian Ruttenbur, Morgan Keegan & Co., and Cai von Rumohr, Cowen & Co., discuss whether defense stocks are poised to fall or rise.
Why Iran and China could keep the Defense Department busy, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Stocks eased off their highs in the final minutes of trading, but still finished the first trading day of 2012 with a bang, as Wall Street cheered a handful of better-than-expected economic reports from around the world.
US stocks are off the highs Tuesday afternoon, but still strong gains in financials, materials, industrials, energy stocks all up 3 percent. Volume lighter since the European close at 11:30am ET — looks like our European friends were putting some money to work here.
Futures soared, pointing to a sharply higher open on the first trading day of the New Year as investors were encouraged by a manufacturing report from China.
Wall Street closed with a head of steam Tuesday, with a rally powered ahead by hopes for the financial market, relief for banks and a bit of short-covering thrown in for good measure.
US stock index futures were pointing to a strongly higher open for Wall Street on Tuesday after a report showing German business optimism rising unexpectedly and as Spanish short-term financing costs fell sharply.
Considering Iran said it captured an American drone, will lawmakers turn negative on the technology as they cut defense spending?
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Stocks ended lower in a thin, volatile session Tuesday, with the S&P and Nasdaq logging a fifth-consecutive decline as investors remained cautious over uncertainty in the euro zone and after a tepid GDP report.