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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Merck, Twitter, US Steel, Disney, Xerox and More

Stocks were soft on Thursday morning but the directional move is not so great that there is much conviction set for the day. Trump's press conference on Wednesday created some ...
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Air Force Seeking Bids to Replace JSTARS Surveillance Planes

The last week of 2016 was a busy one for the U.S. Air Force and some of its largest civilian contractors. The Air Force on Friday released its final request ...
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Boeing T-X peek

Competition for Air Force Training Jet Now Begins in Earnest

The U.S. Air Force released its final request for proposal (RFP) on Friday for a fleet of some 350 new training jets, called the T-X for now, to replace the ...
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As Boeing Prototype Training Jet Takes Off, Textron Rumored to Reenter the Fray

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Tuesday held its first test flight of its proposed new T-X training jet for the U.S. Air Force. The most remarkable thing about the flight ...
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A New Entrant in Competition for US Air Force Training Jet: Aviation Week

Any day now the U.S. Air Force is expected to release the final version of its request for proposal (RFP) to build a new training jet to replace the decades ...
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Trump Takes a Shot at Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter

President-elect Donald Trump took a shot at one of the easiest targets on offer last Friday. In a TV interview Sunday, Trump called the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program "out ...
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Boeing Readies Air Force Training Jet for First Flight

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and its partner, Saab, are preparing their entry in the contest to build a new training jet for the U.S. Air Force for its first flight ...
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Analyst Says Buy These Pure-Play Defense Stocks on the Trump Win

Finally, after what seems ages, the election has been settled. In what was one of the most grueling political events in a lifetime, we finally found out early Wednesday that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Carnival, Great Plains Energy, National Oilwell Varco, Teradata and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Monday, marking the start of the fourth quarter. Investors have faced many pressures and worries of late, but they have proven over and over ...
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Air Force Seeks No-Bid Contract for General Dynamics’ Gulfstream Jet

The U.S. Air Force wants to replace its aging fleet of EC-130H Compass Call electronic warfare planes. The need is so urgent that the service wants to buy 10 new ...
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Boeing Takes the Wraps Off Proposed Air Force Training Jet

In a presentation Tuesday at the company's defense facility in St. Louis, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) unveiled its entry into the contract competition for a new training jet for ...
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JPMorgan Lifts Price Targets on Defense Stocks, Names Top Pick

Investors may buy stocks in defense contractors because of their record of dividend payments and share repurchases for good reasons. Over the past five years, the best performing defense stock has ...
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GAO Criticizes Air Force Decision to Scrap A-10 Warthogs

In an effort to save money, the U.S. Air Force has announced plans to retire its 40-year old A-10 close air support (CAS) aircraft beginning in 2018. Congressional opposition to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DDR, HP, L-3 Communications, Salesforce.com, Teva, Twilio and More

Stocks are very close to all-time highs, but Thursday's trading indication was for a weak open. With the bull market now seven and a half years old, it has to ...
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Boeing Offers Sneak Peek at New Air Force Training Jet

After the release of the U.S. Air Force request for proposal (RFP) for a new training jet, the four competitors have all now either shown a modified version of a ...
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