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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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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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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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15 Companies With Over $1.2 Trillion in Backlog Orders

As reports continue to show strong labor markets and a return to GDP growth, many investors and economic watchers have to be wondering what the future growth story looks like ...
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Merrill Lynch Picks 10 Value Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

With the market hitting new highs and earnings right around the corner, it is truly a toss-up on which way the market goes after such a strong and lengthy rally. ...
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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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Pentagon Awards $10.5 Billion in Defense Contracts

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded 19 defense contracts in its Tuesday evening announcement of contract awards. The total value of contracts awarded was $10.46 billion. Among the defense contractors ...
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Lockheed Martin Defeats Raytheon to Win $915 Million Air Force Space Fence Contract

The Department of Defense awarded eight defense contracts in its Monday evening announcement of contract awards. The total value of contracts awarded was $1.34 billion, but just one company captured ...
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Northrop Grumman Wins Three Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded 32 defense contracts in its Friday evening announcement of awards, with a total value of $787.5 million. Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) turned out to be ...
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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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Is This the Future for America’s Defense Contractors?

Desalination projects. Global warming monitoring. Green energy. These are just a few of the new lines of business that the world's biggest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been exploring in recent ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Carnival, Devon, J.C. Penney, Netflix, Dow Chemical and More

Stocks are trying to find direction on Tuesday, with no clear path in place. The DJIA and S&P 500 hit new all-time highs early last week, and investors want to ...
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Ever Wanted to Buy an Actual Naval Warship? Good News, They’re on Sale

So you've got your eye on this sweet new ride -- an Oliver Perry-class guided missile frigate -- but you're a little short on cash. What do you do?   ...
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If Iran Isn’t Building an Aircraft Carrier, Then What Is It Doing?

In the world of defense spending, and defense investing, everything old is becoming new again -- aircraft carriers especially. Over the past several months, defense news headlines have been dominated ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baker Hughes, Cameron, Cisco, Facebook, VeriSign and More

Stocks have retreated from their highs, and investors still want upside from the market while avoiding the next major sell-off. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research reports each morning ...
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