General Dynamics

Franklin Templeton Investments announces agreement to acquire Edinburgh Partners

Franklin Resources (BEN +2.4%) has entered into an agreement to acquire Edinburgh Partners Limited. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.<p>The …

Business

Denver investment bank bought by Boston firm

Headwaters MB LLC, a Denver-based investment banking firm, has been acquired by another investment bank based in Boston. Headwaters -- based at 1225 …

Denver

Buy Mastercard - Cramer's Lightning Round (1/12/18)

Waste Management has a good dividend and stock buyback program.<p>The billboard business is not good.<p>Cramer prefers Schlumberger over Gulfport</b> …

Stocks

Trump to Launch "Buy American" Campaign in Support of U.S. Defense Contractors

The Administration reportedly wants to put U.S. military attaches and diplomats to work as a sales force for defense contractors.<p>Defense contractors …

Investing

Romania inks $1B deal for hundreds of infantry fighting vehicles

WARSAW, Poland — Romanian Minister of Defence Mihai Fifor signed a deal Friday for 227 Piranha V infantry fighting vehicles for the country’s armed …

Edward A. Starosielec, Calspan vice president and visionary engineer

<i>Sept. 27, 1946 – Jan. 11. 2018</i><p>Edward A. Starosielec's career connected him to a variety of innovations and research: helping Olympic skiers, …

Micronesia

Trump Is Turning the State Department into a Global Weapons Dealer

The Trump administration will soon announce its next move in the ongoing assault on diplomacy and human rights currently taking place in the United …

Liberal View

Cramer's lightning round: Wait for General Dynamics—it's about to move higher

Jim Cramer shared his take on callers' favorite stocks, including a play on aerospace and defense.

Jim Cramer

Trump to seek boost in arms sales to foreign buyers

Transcript<p>00:00:00<p>>> President Donald Trump intends to drive a government wide effort to open new foreign markets to US made weapons and military …

Northrop Grumman

How to Sneak New Weapons Past Government Minders

When U.S. Army leaders decided they needed an upgraded version of the M-1 Abrams tank, they wanted to get it without enduring what they consider to …

Northrop Grumman

Towson Commons Office Space Goes For $18M: Report

More than 200,000 square feet of space at Towson Commons on Pennsylvania Avenue has changed hands, according to a new report.<p>TOWSON, MD — The office …

Baltimore

Donald Trump Wants You to Know He Has a Nuke Button

Going with the bold tit-for-tat strategy, President Donald Trump followed North Korea's Kim Jong Un in letting the world know they have the nuke …

Business

2018 'Safer' Dividend Aristocrats Top Gainers Are Leggett, Becton, General Dynamics, And Stanley Per Brokers

34 of 50 S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats stocks were deemed "safer" for dividends because they showed positive one-year returns and free cash flow …

Business

37 Towson Job Openings

AMF Creative, First Financial, Crate and Barrel, Graul's Market and other employers in the Towson area are hiring.<p>TOWSON, MD — Here are some jobs …

Baltimore

Air Products to build two more plants for Samsung

Air Products (APD +0.3%) has announced the next phases of expansion to build two more nitrogen plants serving Samsung Electronics' (OTC:SSNLF) giga …

Business

"Mega Community" BEYA STEM Conference 2018

<b>The pages of US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine spring to life each February at the annual BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness</b> …

HBCUs

Pentagon Admits Trump Bump Won't Happen in 2019, Promises 2020 'Masterpiece'

Investors betting on a surge in defense spending are in for a long wait.<p>Defense stocks went nuclear in 2017 on the promise of a Trump-orchestrated …

Investing

Better Buy: Raytheon (RTN) vs. General Dynamics (GD)

Which defense contractor is the smarter choice?<p>The defense industry has been rising during 2017, and political moves like the White House's support …

Stocks

Code Pink Conference: The Arms Industry Hides Behind Euphemisms

transcript<p>WILLIAM HARTUNG: Well, if you're gonna say all those things, I should just stop there. I've had a long experience dealing with these …

Liberal View

41 Job Openings In Towson:

Black & Decker, Comcast, Nordstrom, MedStar and other employers in the Towson area are hiring.<p>TOWSON, MD — Here are some jobs recently posted on the …

Baltimore

My Favorite Defense Names For 2018 And Beyond

The first year of the Trump Administration is rapidly drawing to a close.<p>Defense spending is set to increase as expected, and the sector appears …

Business

Trump's Jerusalem UN Vote Bullying

- Advertisement -<p>GAZA Invasion 2014<br>(Image by Syeda Amina Trust ?) Permission Details DMCA<p>U.S. taxpayers feel both proud and resentful of the amount …

Liberal View

The Navy's New Nuclear Submarine Is Likely to Cost Way More than $128 Billion

The U.S. Navy underplayed the development risks posed by key technologies for its new $128 billion Columbia-class nuclear-powered submarine, the …

War

GAO says tech in Navy's Columbia class subs needs more testing

(Reuters) - Several of the U.S. Navy's Columbia class submarine technologies critical to performance needed more development and testing to avoid potential delays and increased costs, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) said on Thursday.<p>The U.S. Navy's Columbia class ballistic missile …

War

GAO says it's 'unknown' if technology in Navy's new Columbia-class submarines will work as planned

(Reuters) - Several of the US Navy's Columbia-class submarine technologies critical to performance needed more development and testing to avoid potential delays and increased costs, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) said on Thursday.<p>The US Navy's Columbia class ballistic missile …

Military

AT&T Hands Trump A Reason To Boast As Firm Faces Critical DOJ Lawsuit

Can you say “smooth PR move”?<p>WASHINGTON ― Almost immediately after Congress passed legislation that will slash the corporate tax rate, AT&T announced that it would give a $1,000 bonus to 200,000 of its workers. That’s very nice for those workers.<p>It’s also a very convenient public relations move by …

Randall Stephenson

Fortune's Blue Ribbon Companies 2017

4 List Appearances<p><b>Accenture (acn)</b><p>No. 305 on the Global 500 <br>No. 88 on 100 Best Companies to Work For <br>No. 24 on Change the World <br>World’s Most Admired …

Leadership

Why 2017 was a Perfect Year for the Arms Industry

Chris Devers / Flickr<p>Arms companies have had a good year.<p>The top 100 learned in July that their annual revenues amounted to a healthy $364.8 billion, …

Foreign Policy

Here's Where Things (Kinda) Went Wrong for General Dynamics in 2017

Shares of General Dynamics have gone up this year, but have failed to keep pace with defense rivals. Here's what is going on, and what might happen …

Stocks

GOLDMAN SACHS: Here's how to make a killing in a market that's barely moving

• <b>Goldman Sachs recommends investors look for stocks with high Sharpe ratios in a historically low-volatility environment.</b>• <b><br>The Sharpe ratio is calculated by dividing a stock's future price target by its 6-month implied volatility.</b>• <b><br>The firm maintains a proprietary basket of high-Sharpe-ratio stocks,</b> …

Business