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3 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

GE card unit's IPO gets lukewarm reception

General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt speaks during an economic development new conference at GE Global Research on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Niskayuna, N.Y. Photo: Mike Groll, Associated Press General Electric's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, made a muted debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday as investors remained ambivalent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric, GE Global Research, Niskayuna, NY

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

DigitalGlobe to put more eyes in the sky to meet demand

Guests look around at Ball Aerospace's manufacturing plant in Boulder on May 13 beneath a large photograph of the WorldView-3 satellite built by Ball for Longmont-based space imaging company DigitalGlobe Inc. DigitalGlobe Inc. is speeding up the launch of a high-resolution imaging satellite to mid-2016 to meet demand after a recent U.S. decision ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Christie defends record in 2nd summer stop in NH

Promising to visit New Hampshire often, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday defended his economic record against Democratic attacks while courting voters in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state for the second time in little more than a month ahead of a prospective White House bid.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, US News, Manufacturing, BAE Systems

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Embraer SA's first Jacksonville-made Super Tucano on track for September

Embraer SA is on target to deliver its first Jacksonville-made plane to the Air Force in September, according to the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.

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Related Topix: EmbraerEmpresa Brasileira de Aeronautica, US Military, Jacksonville International Airport, US Air Force

9 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

L-3 Fires 4 Workers Over Accounting Misconduct

Defense contractor L-3 Communications said Thursday that it fired four employees after discovering they overstated the company's profit and sales from a contract with the U.S. government.

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Related Topix: L 3 Communication Holdings, Telecom, L-3 Communications, Manufacturing, L3 Communications Integrated Systems

13 hrs ago | ABC News

GE Spinoff Synchrony Rises in Stock Market Debut

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company is a spinoff of conglomerate General Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, General Electric, Financial Services, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, JC Penney

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

BAE Systems plans first acquisition in three years

It's a small one. But it's still an acquisition for BAE Systems Inc. , which hasn't bought a company since 2011.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Durham, NC

13 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

GE spinoff Synchrony rises in stock market debut

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company is a spinoff of conglomerate General Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, General Electric, Financial Services, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, JC Penney

14 hrs ago | West Australian

L-3 Communications fires four for misconduct in aerospace unit

The company's shares fell as much as 14 percent to $103.01 on Thursday, their biggest intraday percentage drop ever.

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Related Topix: L-3 Communications, Manufacturing, L3 Communications Integrated Systems, L 3 Communication Holdings, Telecom

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bombardier sees earnings rise, says CSeries and Learjet 85 testing progressing

Bombardier Inc. on Thursday reported adjusted net income in the second quarter of $192 million, up from from $158 million year over year, as revenues increased from $4.4 billion to $4.9 billion.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Bombardier Learjet 85, Bombardier Aircraft, Aircraft, Bombardier, Wichita, KS

17 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Airplane and train maker Bombardier posts lower Q2 net income on higher revenues

Bombardier Inc. reports a lower second-quarter net income of US$155 million, or eight cents per share, compared with US$180 million, or 10 cents per share, for the same quarter in 2013.

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18 hrs ago | WTKS-AM Savannah

Boeing to assemble stretch dreamliner in Charleston

"This will allow us to balance 787 production across the The 787-10 will be 18 feet longer than the 787-9.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, South Carolina, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

23 hrs ago | International Business Times

NASA Scientists Advance Understanding of Climate Change With The Help Of IceCube

CubeSats, new satellite technology, will be used to test new weather-monitoring technology which could possibly unlock secrets of climate change.

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Related Topix: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Science / Technology, Space

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

U.S. approves $700 million sale of Hellfire missiles to Iraq

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq as Baghdad tries to fend off militant Islamist forces.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

Business Journal

Boeing projects increased need for pilots and technicians

Boeing says it expects the industry will need more than a million new commercial pilots and technicians in the next 20 years.

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Related Topix: Boeing, Oshkosh, WI

Sys-Con Media

Ball Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 14,500 people worldwide and reported 2013 sales of Conference Call Details Ball Corporation will hold its regular quarterly conference call on the company's results and performance on Eastern).

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Brandon Sun

MDA reports second-quarter profit and revenue up from year ago mark

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. said Wednesday it earned $36.5 million in the second quarter, up from $31.1 million a year earlier, as revenue grew by more than 20 per cent.

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Related Topix: Computers, IT Services, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, Retail, Household Products, Media Arts Group

The Wall Street Journal

What the Nunn Campaign Memos Confirm About Money in Politics

The internal memos and 144-page campaign plan prepared for Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn are a fascinating if somewhat horrifying glimpse of the political industrial complex.

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, General Electric, Financial Services

Autoblog

Lockheed Martin has a unique opportunity with Humvee replacement

Sometime in 2015, the Pentagon will choose the successor to the venerable Humvee .

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Camden, AR, Autos

RF Globalnet

Javelin Joint Venture Demonstrates Vehicle-Mounted Missile Launch

The Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Related Topix: Raytheon, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, Redstone Arsenal, US Army, Huntsville, AL

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