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U.S. defense spending bonanza puts niche acquisitions in play

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising U.S. government spending on the Pentagon is fueling a spree of deal making among defense companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018

MarketWatch First Take: Apple has less cash than you may think, but plenty to fund a large acquisition

Apple Inc. could potentially have as much as $44 billion in cash left over from its repatriation bonanza so the big question is what will the company known for strategic small acquisitions and conservative spending do with all that money?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2018

Northrop Grumman Stock May Fly Under Trump

The defense giant is best positioned to benefit from increased spending next year. Here’s how to play it......»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 7th, 2016

Northrop Grumman Stands to Gain Under Trump

The defense giant is best positioned to benefit from increased spending next year. Here’s how to play it......»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 7th, 2016

An astounding comeback puts the US men"s curling team just one win away from its first medal since the 2006 Winter Olympics

Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images The United States men's curling team finished off round-robin play with a three-game winning streak to shockingly secure a spot in the semifinals.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider8 hr. 57 min. ago

How much the military hardware in Trump"s defense budget costs

President Donald Trump's fiscal budget request for 2019 includes $686 billion for defense spending......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 19th, 2018

Budget deal likely to deliver hefty business to defense companies

The federal budget deal hammered out last week raised the statutory cap on military spending over the next two years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 18th, 2018

Dealmaking accelerates as federal contractors jockey for spending

Newcomers are entering the market in a slew of recent acquisitions......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 18th, 2018

Budget Likely to Deliver Hefty Business to Defense Companies

The recent budget deal has handed U.S. defense companies an extra $75 billion over the next two years as the Pentagon boosts spending on aircraft, missiles, tanks and maintaining older equipment......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2018

Budget Deal Likely to Deliver Hefty Business to Defense Companies

The recent budget deal has handed U.S. defense companies an extra $75 billion over the next two years as the Pentagon boosts spending on aircraft, missiles, tanks and maintaining older equipment......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 17th, 2018

Trump"s defense budget is a wishlist for a massive military buildup — these are the planes, ships, and missiles he wants

US Navy/Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brett Anderson President Donald Trump's fiscal budget request for 2019 includes $686 billion for defense spending. While Trump has pushed for a larger military since he w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2018

Germany is spending more on its military after years of decline — and just took a shot at the US

REUTERS/Michael Kappeler/POOL Germany's defense minister pledged .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 16th, 2018

Mattis Presses Europe on NATO Defense Spending

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis pressed allies Wednesday to continue boosting military budgets, even as fresh evidence emerged that increases in European defense spending have yet to erase the impact of years of cuts......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 14th, 2018

Here"s Why General Dynamics Is Spending $9.6 Billion for CSRA

The defense giant on Monday announced its largest-ever acquisition, betting big on an increase in government IT spending......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 14th, 2018

Suncor Hikes Syncrude Stake & Buys Fenja Project Interest

Suncor (SU) is spending a total of $784.5 million for the acquisitions. Suncor Energy Inc. SU recently announced two acquisitions: one at Syncrude oil sands project and the other at Fenja Development.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytFeb 13th, 2018

The latest "power play" between advertisers and tech giants

One of the world's top advertisers is threatening to cut spending on digital platforms like Facebook and Google, but don't expect it to radically upend the tech giants......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 12th, 2018

Trump"s 2019 Budget Slashes Medicare, Bolsters Defense Spending

The president's budget proposal has significant cuts to domestic programs, big increases for the military and lots of little changes that will affect every single American......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 12th, 2018

Unilever"s threat is latest "power play" between advertisers and tech giants

One of the world's top advertisers is threatening to cut spending on digital platforms like Facebook and Google, but don't expect it to radically upend the tech giants......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 12th, 2018

President Trump Wants $686 Billion for the Military. Here’s How He Plans to Spend It

Trump’s budget would add ships to the Navy, fund fighter jets, and boost missile defense spending. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 12th, 2018

General Dynamics embarks on $9.6 billion deal to capture new defense spending

With the purchase of CSRA, the Falls Church-based contracting giant turns into a behemoth in government IT services. It becomes the second-largest firm in that sector behind Reston-based Leidos......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 12th, 2018

General Dynamics to buy CSRA for almost $7 billion

The acquisition comes as the Trump administration is pushing to allocate more money to defense spending.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2018