Boeing executive Leanne Caret told CNBC that the aerospace giant is putting a new emphasis on space investment.
Boeing executive Leanne Caret says the company is looking to make acquisitions.
Wall Street capped a day of mostly listless trading Tuesday with a slight gain, good enough to lift the major U.S. stock indexes to another set of all-time highs. Health care stocks lagged the most, pulling down insurers, hospital operators and other companies as a Republican effort to repeal President Barack Obama's health care bill appeared to gain momentum.
Orbital ATK Inc., up $22.21 to $132.25. Silver Spring Networks Inc., up $3.10 to $16.10. Bloomberg News reported that Walgreens is tweaking its plans to buy half of Rite Aid's stores to gain regulatory approval.
Roman Schweizer, aerospace and defense policy analyst at Cowen, discusses Northrop Grumman's acquisition of Orbital ATK.
NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets:. JPMorgan Chase rose 1.4 percent, while chipmaker Nvidia jumped 4.1 percent. Aerospace manufacturer Orbital ATK soared 20 percent after agreeing to be acquired by Northrop Grumman.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team talks about Northrop's deal to acquire missile maker Orbital ATK.
U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday as investors looked ahead to a key Federal Reserve meeting.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a closer look at Northrop Grumman's bid to buy Orbital for about $134.50 per share.
Orbital ATK's stock surges after news of the rocket maker's sale to Northrup Gruman.
FALLS CHURCH, Va.— Northrop Grumman is buying Orbital ATK for about $7.8 billion, with a backdrop of rising global tensions accelerating big deals in the defense sector. The U.S. military on Monday flew advanced bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan, three days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. Orbital ATK shareholders will...
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports details of Northrop's bid to buy Orbital in a deal valued at $134.50 per share.
Northrop Grumman neared an agreement to buy Orbital ATK in a transaction that could be announced as soon as Monday, according to a source.
Defense stocks rose broadly on Tuesday as tension between North Korea and the West mounted.
Despite the Air Force awarding early design work for a new nuclear-armed ICBM missile, cost concerns and uncertainties continue.
Shares of U.S. defense companies rose after President Trump's speech on the Afghanistan war.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
For those choosing to stay in official roles visiting what the president calls the "boardroom," it's unclear what they'll receive.
Jim Cramer draws comparisons between fantasy football and investing and shares his strategy for picking winners.
Peter Skibitski, Drexel Hamilton senior analyst, talks about a bump up in shares of defense stocks as tension between the U.S. and North Korea rise.