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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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Closing Bell for Tuesday on Wall Street: Markets Waiting for Bernanke Testimony

July 16, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened a bit higher this morning but almost instantly turned lower and remained in the red virtually all day. In Europe, Germany’s ZEW economic ...
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Five Companies That Should Double Their Dividends — or More

It seems that investors suddenly have grown to dislike dividend-paying stocks, if you have been watching many of the riskier, high-dividend and high-payout sectors while interest rates have been on ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Positive Views from Wall Street

Investors are on the hunt for fresh research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits. Each and every morning we review many fresh research calls from Wall ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (BK, CPHD, C, DOLE, FITB, FSLR, FSL, ILMN, JNJ, JPM, LULU, MSFT, SKT, TXT, UA, URBN, USB, WFC)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research firms this Friday. Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK) cut to Neutral ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ABT, AMD, BCS, GE, GOOG, HOG, ISRG, KEY, MRVL, MSFT, NOK, NVDA, PM, SNDK, SON, TXT, VZ)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Friday. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) raised to Outperform at Wells ...
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Carl Icahn Demands Four Navistar Board Seats

Activist investor Carl Icahn is nothing if he is not persistent. He is now calling on Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV) to make four board seats available to shareholders immediately. ...
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