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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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The Pentagon

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,, 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 T-X peek

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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The Pentagon

Northrop Grumman Testing New Air Force Training Jet

A consortium led by Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has begun testing its clean-sheet design for a new U.S. Air Force training jet to replace the decades old T-38. According ...
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T-50A LMT 2-16

Air Force Releases Draft Proposal for New Training Jet

Four teams are expected to compete for the contract for a new U.S. Air Force training jet: Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has joined with Saab and they are expected to ...
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Raytheon Reveals Training Jet Design

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) used the occasion of the Farnborough Air Show to unveil its candidate to replace the U.S. Air Force's fleet of T-38 training jets. The T-100, as ...
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Lockheed T-50

Lockheed Air Force Training Jet Makes First Flight

Just four months after announcing that it had scrapped the idea of developing a clean sheet design for a new training jet for the U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin Corp. ...
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The Pentagon

Is It Time to Sell Defense Stocks?

The U.S. Congress is currently debating the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and it's really anyone's guess what the outcome will be. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, CSX, Hilton, L Brands, Lockheed Martin, Salesforce, Teck Resources, Tesoro and More

Stocks were indicated a tad lower on Thursday, but not so much that the path of the day looks set in stone. The Dow and S&P 500 might be swinging ...
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Deutsche Bank Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Also Pay Solid Dividends

If Thursday is any indication, the market is nervous about first-quarter earnings, and after a big run off the lows posted in February, it looks as though people are taking ...
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M-346 Jet Trainer

Air Force Pushes Bid Deadline for Training Jet to December

The U.S. Air Force on Monday announced that its planned request for bids to build the service's new training jet, called the T-X for now, will be delayed by three ...
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