General Dynamics (NYSE:GD)

JFK AC Carrier

Top 10 Federal Contractors Are Major Military Suppliers

According to the Federal Procurement Data System, the top 100 federal contractors in fiscal year 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, received a total of $235.93 billion in contract ...
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Boeing Business Jet

Is Boeing About to Make Some Noise in the Business Jet Market?

After markets closed on Monday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it had received two orders for its Boeing Business Jets (BBJs). Two unnamed customers have each ordered one aircraft: ...
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Apache Block III Ceremony and First Flight

With Defense Budgets Ready to Grow, 3 Stocks Could Be Winners

These days, most Americans and most investors are well aware we live in a dangerous world. After years of flat to lower U.S. Department of Defense budgets, that may be ...
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Pentagon

Defense Contractor Earnings Not Hurt by Lower Budgets

Defense contractors General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) both reported first-quarter results before markets opened on Wednesday. General Dynamics posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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T-38 training jet

Defense Budget Has No Room for Air Force Training Jet

The U.S. Air Force’s T-38 trainer fleet has been in service for about 50 years. Neither of the Air Force’s newest jets, the F-22A and the F35A, is built as ...
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Pentagon

Cuts to US Defense Spending Should Not Hurt US Contractors — Moody’s

Analysts at Moody’s Investors Service recently published their outlook for the global aerospace and defense industry for the next year to 18 months. The ratings firm’s outlook on the industry ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Harley-Davidson, Micron, Sonus, Starwood, Tesla and More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Wednesday morning, but the markets remain within about 2% of all-time highs. What is shown over and over is that investors line up to ...
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Pentagon

Credit Suisse Shows Top Defense Stock Picks

Defense contractors met with U.S. Department of Defense officials and members of Congress last week at a conference sponsored by Credit Suisse. On Monday morning, the bank’s analysts released a ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on 4 Top Defense Stocks

There is one thing, and generally one thing only, that has driven the rise or fall of the stocks in the aerospace and defense sector. That one important item is ...
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Companies Profiting the Most From War

Worldwide military expenditure shrunk in 2013 for the second consecutive year, falling by 1.9% to $1.75 trillion. The 100 largest arms-producers sold a combined $402 billion worth of arms and military ...
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GALLANT EAGLE '88

3 Top Defense Stocks That May Benefit From New Congress

Defense is one of the few Wall Street sectors that often gets more direction from politicians in Washington, D.C., than stock analysts. For years, many have howled over the size ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADP, Cigna, First Solar, Garmin, LINN, Synchrony and More

Stocks were staging a major bounce on Wednesday morning, despite a deadly overseas terrorist attack in Paris. After another year of gains, the bull market is nearing six years old. Investors ...
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The Best Stocks of 2014 Part 1: Materials, Consumer, Health, Industrials

Stocks have enjoyed yet another wonderful year in 2014, and the bull market is now more than five and a half years old. With the S&P 500 index up almost ...
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GALLANT EAGLE '88

Republican Midterm Victory Could Bode Well for Top Defense Stocks

The stunning Republican victory on Tuesday will make for a titanic shift in Washington, especially when it comes to the proverbial purse strings. That, in addition to ongoing conflicts in ...
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Wall Street

Top Stocks Sold as Insiders Take Advantage of Huge Market Rally

Needless to say, nothing like a good old-fashioned stock market rally to get the sellers out from the shadows. Just a few short weeks ago, the market was one bad ...
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