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As the two longest wars in American history come to a close, and defense spending decelerates, defense contractors are quickly devising ways to alter their war-time technology for commercial and civilian use.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Manufacturing in the U.S. is beginning to grow again and skilled workers are needed to sustain its revival.
On Tuesday, I opened up my copy of The Wall Street Journal and staring back at me on the front page are the words “White House Efforts to Relax Gun Exports Face Resistance.” Let’s look at six companies that are likely to benefit.
Elon Musk's SpaceX is scheduled to launch a rocket and space capsule filled with supplies bound for the International Space Station on May 7. If the launch is successful, it will be the first time a private company, not a government agency, has accomplished such a feat.
Take a look at some of Thursday's morning movers.
Through an 18 month period, we saw our overall cost of goods increase 40% and we challenged ourselves to take on the brunt of the impact.
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.