A court injunction prohibited two firms from proceeding with plans to buy Russian rocket engines used to send U.S. Air Force satellites into space.
The industrial sector may be full of slow growers, but it's added more dividend-paying companies over the past decade than any other sector.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday, ahead of first-quarter earnings early in the day from three Dow-listed companies.
With the wipeout in growth stocks, many investors turned their attention to big-cap and value names, and the trend is expected to continue.
About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.
We love talking about how stressful work is, as if our ancestors weren't wondering if they had enough food for winter.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Motif Investing essentially allows its customers to create their own exchange-traded funds around themes, CEO Hardeep Walia says.
It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Ukraine tensions could push Congress to invest more in the space program. Here's why.
Proposed military budget cuts proposed by the Pentagon last week may be far from what Congress finally agrees on.
The Ukraine crisis is a reminder that defense sector stocks can be a strong defensive play. Consider the strong outlook for Lockheed Martin.
The U.S. military's human footprint is shrinking, but its robotic fighting force is on the rise, transforming the battlefield in air, land and sea.
Holders of U.S. defense stocks expressed relief that the budget spares most big arms firms. But not everybody wins.
Despite the Sochi Olympics flap, Under Armour and U.S. Speedskating have signed a new eight-year partnership.
Jillert Anema says America's weak speedskating performance comes from a lack of competition and support for skaters in the U.S.
George Standridge, Vice President of Business Development at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, discusses its wave energy project and how it is being affected by reduced U.S. military budgets.
Defense spending around the world is expected to rise for the first time since 2009 in 2014, as Asian and Middle Eastern countries buy up weapons.
The bull run in defense stocks is expected to continue, despite lingering concerns about federal spending.