United Technologies began exploring strategic alternatives for the helicopter business, including a spinoff, earlier this year.» Read More
Cash-strapped nations are only now starting to loosen the purse strings on defense spending, and many may still be looking for bargains at the Paris Air Show this year..
RSA Security on Monday offered to replace its SecurID tokens for most of its 40 million users as it tries to regain customer confidence after prominent hacking attacks. The New York Times reports.
Most people know to ignore the e-mail overture from a Nigerian prince offering riches in exchange for a bank account number, the New York Times reports. But what if the e-mail appears to come from a colleague down the hall?
Authorities in the United States are investigating a Google claim that hackers in China stole email details of senior U.S. government officials—an issue that illustrates the problem of attribution in cyberspace, the coordinator for cyber issues at the U.S. State Department said Thursday.
Have a look at EarlyBird Capital analyst Alex Hamilton's list of companies that stand to gain the most from the growing demand for cyber security.
The nascent and growing nature of cyber attacks promises to be insulated from growing budget concerns. As a result cyber has become a buzz word and many companies will claim to have cyber as higher multiples are assumed. Analyst Alex Hamilton wades through them, offering his picks for the real players in the market.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, April, 26.
Positive earnings surprises have helped keep stocks buoyant, a trend that may help counteract the "sell in May" theory.
The big spenders on technology—businesses and government agencies—buy about 75 percent of the computing goods and services sold worldwide. Yet it is increasingly evident they are not driving the new ideas, excitement and powerhouse technology companies in ascent these days. The New York Times reports.
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Congress and the president stayed up late on Friday, but struck a last-hour deal to avert a shutdown of the federal government. On that news, traders will be eyeing various infrastructure and defense stocks which could move a little during today’s trade.
As the U.S. moves closer to the so-called "Fiscal Cliff", big ticket government spending areas like defense programs are likely to be at the center of the debate.
The defense contractors will likely be the most affected sector if the U.S. government shuts down, according to Paul Hickey, co-founder of Bespoke Investment Group.
Stocks snapped a two-week losing streak to post gains after several days of quiet trading in which stocks steadily rose higher despite despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, a continuing nuclear disaster in Japan and mixed economic news in the U.S. IBM and Chevron gained, while HP fell.
Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading another session of quiet trading despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, and mixed economic news in the U.S. Chevron and IBM gained, while HP fell.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Goldman Sachs named the following six industrial stocks to its 2011 Conviction Buy List, with one as a short recommendation. Below, they are ordered by predicted return, from plenty to most. ...A report from TheStreet.
"All the trading on Egypt happened last week," says Ben Willis of Sunrise Securities.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 27.
Topping the list of budget cuts announced by Defense Secretary Robert Gates is a more than $10 billion Marine Corps amphibious project known as the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, manufactured by General Dynamics.