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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’s Large Cap Stocks That Were Oversold Before the Sell-Off

The sell-off Thursday was quick punch in the collective guts of investors that may have become a touch too complacent. In one day, all the July gains were knocked out, ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top Large-Cap Stocks Being Bought by Mutual Funds

Anytime you have a very long, protracted up-move in the stock market, the portfolio managers at the top growth mutual funds usually have to start taking some profits and reallocate ...
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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 $409 Million in Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded 10 defense contracts totaling $408.9 million in its Friday evening announcement of contract awards. Among the publicly traded companies winning contracts: Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) ...
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Pentagon Awards $194 Million in Defense Contracts to Lockheed Martin, Rolls Royce, Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded only seven defense contracts in its Wednesday evening announcement of contract awards. The total value of contracts awarded was $194.5 million. Among the companies ...
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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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Pentagon Awards $555 Million in Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded 17 defense contracts with a total value of $554.6 million in its Thursday evening announcement of contract awards. Textron (NYSE: TXT) took home contracts representing ...
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Nine Companies With the Most Unusual Origins

Some of America’s most well-known companies went through big changes before becoming the dominant corporations they are today. The origin of one of today’s most famous beauty products company is door-to-door book ...
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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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Global Conflict Means Billions for U.S. Defense Contractors

There are Russians running around Crimea. Chinese warships are prowling the Pacific and doing doughnuts around the Indian Ocean. Drug cartels boast military-grade weapons in their arsenals in Mexico. And in ...
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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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Pentagon Awards $642.8 Million in Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded 14 defense contracts in its Friday evening announcement of contract awards. Several publicly traded companies were among the winners of contracts that totaled $642.8 million. ...
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Six Undercovered Dividend Hikes That Really Stand Out

This last week was less noisy on the corporate news front now that earnings season has ended, but several dividend hikes took place which should really matter to investors. The ...
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