Singapore, one of Asia's smallest countries thinks big when it comes to defense.
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.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
The bull run in defense stocks is expected to continue, despite lingering concerns about federal spending.
Tuesday's midday movers:
The Pentagon faces the retirement of its de facto chief operating officer, and his exit could have a big impact on the defense industry.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The habit of beating on the quarter and then lowering expectations for the next quarter is continuing in this quarter as well.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Thursday, with markets still boosted by raised hopes the Federal Reserve will not start tapering off its asset purchases until next year.
The stocks moving before the bell.
With stocks near record highs, strategists are recommending investors focus on stock-picking select names and sectors, rather than the broader market.
China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.
Stocks finished broadly lower Monday, with the Dow hitting a one-month low, as the government shutdown dragged for a second week and as investors grew worried that lawmakers may not be able to increase the debt ceiling, potentially leading to a default.
Just hours before Congress shut down the federal government, the Pentagon quietly went on a shopping spree and spent billions.
Doing a deal with the Chinese rather than with Europe or the U.S. has multiple advantages for Turkey, experts said.
The government shutdown will have an immediate impact on workers at the Pentagon. But for the defense contractors? No big deal right now.
Big spending cuts by the Pentagon may not be enough to meet the reductions mandated by the sequestration.
One of the few things defense experts agree on about Syria is that any military strike will involve Tomahawk cruise missiles made by Raytheon.
$1.6 million per missile. That's the cost of the Tomahawks the U.S. Navy may fire into Syria. But will that be a boon for Raytheon, which makes them?
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