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What Civil War in Iraq Means for Defense Firms, and Oil

Iraq is getting out of control, and with no U.S. presence there, the terrorists or insurgents (or whatever you want to call them) are making serious headway to capture cities ...
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New GenCorp Engine to Give Stratolaunch​ a Boost into Space

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin wants to kick the United States off the International Space Station. Even worse -- he might be able to do it. Last week, responding ...
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Pentagon Awards $575 Million in Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded 17 defense contracts in its Wednesday evening announcement of contract awards. The total value of these contracts was $574.8 million. Among the publicly traded companies ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, CenturyLink, Micron, GoGo, AT&T and More

Stocks are indicated marginally lower on Monday, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 hit new all-time highs early last week. Investors want to make profits in good ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision, EPL, MagicJack, VMware and More

Stocks have pulled back marginally after hitting new highs, and investors remain wary. They want upside, but also do not want to get caught buying the top or get caught ...
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The Death of the Gun Stocks, for Now

The gun trade in stocks is over -- at least for now. If you have followed the gun and ammunition demand in America over the past 15 months or so, you ...
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UBS Very Cautious on Defense Stocks: Entire Sector Near All-Time Highs

Despite budget cuts and battles within the Congress, the defense sector has spent the past two years chugging higher despite the potential cost cutting overhang. In a very volatile political ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Aeropostale, Agnico-Eagle, GNC, Stratasys and More

Earnings season is slowly coming to an end, stocks have recovered from their lows and now we have investors and analysts alike positioning themselves for the year ahead. 24/7 Wall ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BlackBerry, Micron, Target, 3D Printers and More

The first full trading week of 2014 has come along with many key analyst rating changes. Investors also continue to position their portfolios for the year ahead. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many ...
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Credit Suisse Adds New Stocks to Buy for 2014 Top Picks List

As we head in to the final month of what has been a tremendous year for the stock market, the 24/7 staff is reviewing what the major Wall Street firms ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ATK, Qualcomm, Lululemon, Micron and More

Earnings season is winding down, stocks are taking a breather after the DJIA and S&P 500 both hit new all-time highs, and now traders and investors alike have to start ...
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The NRA Has Sold 1 Million Basic Pistol Handbooks

The National Rifle Association is perhaps best known for gun-ownership rights and lobbying hard against any efforts to limit those rights. How many individuals consider the NRA a great publishing ...
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Ammunition Giant ATK Scores Bolt-On Bushnell Deal in Scopes and Optics

Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK) is making what may be a game-changing acquisition. The reality is that it is a simple bolt-on merger for the company, but it opens up ...
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Defense and Warfare Stocks Starting to Gain from Syria Military Action

It was barely over a week ago that we couldn't help but notice how the aerospace and defense stocks were getting hit hard to lower share prices despite the notion ...
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Why Defense Stocks Are Selling Off Ahead of Syria Military Action

When nations go to war, the so-called military industrial complex is generally considered to be the real winner when it comes to the economic side of the equation. Warfare is ...
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