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Friday | via Barron's
Aerospace and defense giant Northrop Grumman lifted its dividend last Wednesday by 14%. The company will now return 80 cents per common share each quarter, from 70 cents. Comment?
Tuesday May 19 | via Deseret News
In this Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 file photo, Prince Addy of Manassas, Va., straightens up the shelves of roofing products at the Home Depot in Falls Church, Va. Home Depot reports quarterly financial results before the market opens Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Comment?
Tuesday May 19 | via Investor's Business Daily
While Q1 U.S. GDP growth was below consensus estimates, "housing data remain positive and supportive of the housing recovery," CEO Craig Menear said on a conference call. "And the growth that we see in our business also supports the view of a continued recovery in the U.S. housing market." Comment?
Friday May 15 | via Freshnews
General Dynamics announced today that Larry R. Flynn, president of Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., has informed the corporation of his intention to retire on June 30, for health reasons. Mark L. Burns, president of Product Support for Gulfstream, will succeed Flynn as president of Gulfstream. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via NewsTarget.com
The medical-industrial complex is trotting out yet another "study" that it claims proves that vaccines, particularly the MMR vaccine, are not linked to causing autism. However, a closer look at this so-called study reveals that like virtually all of the other medical research purporting that vaccines are safe and effective, it was directly funded by pharmaceutical interests trying to sell more vaccines. 7 comments
Friday May 8 | via The Washington Post
An X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrator performs a touch and go landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Atlantic Ocean. Photographer: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy Walter/U.S. Navy via Getty Images As the fighter jet of the future rolls and climbs to outmaneuver an enemy plane and bore in for the kill, one thing will be missing: a pilot. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via The Washington Post
Arlington services contractor PAE is set to acquire A-T Solutions , a defense and national security contractor based in Tysons Corner, for an undisclosed sum, the company said Thursday. This is PAE's second acquisition this year, and its latest in the national security sector. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via PressReleasePoint
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 6, 2015-CSC , a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today announced it has received the 2014 Americas Alliances Partner of the Year Award from EMC Corporation for its collaboration in providing jointly engineered, differentiated IT solutions that speed deployment, improve performance and maximize return on investment for enterprises seeking to transform in the digital economy. This marks the first time CSC has received this exclusive and prestigious recognition. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via USA Today
Drugmakers Alexion, Synageva in $8.4 billion deal Alexion and Synageva BioPharma both companies make drugs to treat blood diseases Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1PoH9ph In this photo taken Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, Stephanie Gomez, a research assistant at Inova Translational Medicine Institute, works with urine and blood samples from a baby in a laboratory at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., Monday, Sept. Comment?
Tuesday May 5 | via The Hill
Sen. Bill Cassidy had seen the projections on Medicare costs for people with Alzheimer's disease, and he didn't like what he saw. Pressing officials from the National Institutes of Health at a hearing Thursday, Cassidy asked if it was time to shift research funding away from HIV. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 29 | via Realtor Magazine
David Gillis is a motorcycle riding, outdoor loving, Northern Virginia native, and he's now the new managing broker of Long & Foster Real Estate's Falls Church, Va., office. He brings a decade of real estate sales experience to the job, but it was his guidance as sales manager of two Long & Foster Real Estate offices that caught the eyes of senior vice presidents Karen Kidwell and Lonnie Plaster. Comment?
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