One of the few things defense experts agree on about Syria is that any military strike will involve Tomahawk cruise missiles made by Raytheon.
The relatively sharp jump in interest rates since the beginning of May has taken a toll on the stock market, and analysts see more pain ahead.
The United States is unlikely to make significant cuts in assistance to Egypt, despite calls from Congress to do so and a Cabinet-level meeting this week.
Several businesses have suggested that reports of the death of Australian manufacturing - battling a strong local currency, rising costs and cheap imports - are exaggerated.
Bloodshed on the streets of Egypt is delaying completion of a lucrative deal to sell Lockheed Martin F-16s to the troubled U.S. ally.
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The upward momentum in defense contractor stocks, and two names in particular, may have run out, Carter Braxton Worth of Oppenheimer says.
Most U.S. economic indicators are rosy, but consumer spending data suggest Americans are not as confident as you might expect.
When UNC-Chapel Hill launched its online MBA program two years ago, tuition cost $89,000—the same as the old-fashioned way. That may have been a bargain.
After the latest Fed announcement, one Wall Street pro says the best bets for August are the S&P 500 stocks that can grow organically without Bernanke being involved.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The Senate confirmed former Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Comey as the next director of the FBI, succeeding Robert Mueller.
Why are we at new highs, with mediocre earnings, and global economic weakness? I keep getting asked this question, and it just won't go away.
Lockheed Martin shares hit a new 52-week high, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The sequester is not impacting the defense contractor's cash cow.
While there is not yet a "Great Rotation" out of bonds and into stocks, there is certainly a 'mini-rotation.' But into...what?
Lockheed Martin share prices rise after the defense company posts better-than-expected earnings of $2.64 a share.
Dozens of company earnings are due on Tuesday, including Dupont, UPS, Lockheed Martin and AT&T, but none are as anticipated as Apple's.
Investors appear to be betting that the U.S. defense industry will be able to offset tens of billions in shrinking orders for swords with new, long-term contracts for plowshares.
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The X-47B will take off from Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland and, if all goes according to plan, will be captured on an aircraft carrier off the coast of Virginia.