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The 4 Best Aerospace and Defense Stocks for This Earnings Season

This week, the second-quarter earnings parade starts to really get rolling, and all the top Wall Street firms that we cover are starting to handicap who they think will do ...
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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cameron, Dollar General, Genworth, Groupon, SunPower, Visa, Yahoo and More

Stocks were hit hard early Friday before the preliminary fourth-quarter gross domestic product reading. What has been observed over and over is that investors have bought the dips and pullbacks ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, BHP, Ford, GM, IBM, NetEase, Shire and More

Stocks were firm again on Tuesday morning. Investors have now formally proven yet again that they are willing to buy value and overlooked stocks on the dips. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Jefferies Has 5 Stocks to Buy With Big Catalysts This Week

With earnings season in full force this week, the presentation of quarterly numbers will likely drive the direction of many stocks. Despite a huge turnaround by the markets on Friday, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Celldex, Linkedin, Nike, Seadrill, Verizon and More

Stocks were trying to hold positive ground on Friday morning after a huge sell-off on Thursday. Investors still seem eager and willing to look for value and overlooked stocks for ...
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Airbus Sells 123 Helicopters to China

Aircraft maker Airbus's helicopter division announced on Monday that it had sold 123 general aviation helicopters to three Chinese customers. The orders from Fujian, Guangdong and Yunnan provinces include mainly ...
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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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Pentagon Awards $127 Million in Defense Contracts

Emerging from the Memorial Day weekend, the staff at the Department of Defense got back to work yesterday, awarding nine defense contracts in its Tuesday evening announcement of contract awards. ...
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Routed by Swiss voters this week, Saab's Gripen goes into reverse. Photo: Saab.

Sweden’s Ultra-Cheap Fighter Jet Still Isn’t Cheap Enough for Switzerland

 Last year, America's biggest defense contractor, Boeing (NYSE: BA), suffered a terrible blow. Down (way) south of the border in Brazil, the government suddenly accelerated planes to choose a new ...
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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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Textron, Lockheed Martin Win Pentagon Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded 14 defense contracts in its Friday evening announcement of contract awards. The total value of contracts awarded was $642.8 million. Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Cowen’s Top Defensive Stocks to Buy in a Choppy Market

The violent moves in the market are making some people nervous, and probably making momentum stock traders sick to their stomachs. High beta names are the first to rise in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apollo Education, Ford, GM, Alkermes, Cognizant and More

The S&P 500 hit yet another new all-time high this week, but many investors remain worried about buying the top or getting caught in a sell-off. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Close with Small Gains

July 17, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and managed to hold onto a decent gain following a day of ups and downs as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke ...
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