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Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Boeing Secures $11B Order, Apple Buys Vrvana

19h zacks
The Dow experienced a relatively sluggish holiday shortened week, suffering losses during two trading sessions. Investors continued to remain concerned about the Trump administration’s ability to push through tax cuts. Meanwhile, tech stocks notched up strong gains. Also, the Fed’s November minutes reflected the central bank’s concern about sluggish inflation. (502-2)

General Dynamics' (GD) Unit Wins $15M Contract From DLA

19h zacks
General Dynamics Corp.’s (GD - Free Report) business division, Ordnance and Tactical Systems secured a contract worth $14.7 million for supplying machine gun barrels. The deal has been awarded by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Warren, MI. Details of the Deal Per the three-year contract with no option periods, the machine gun barrels will be used by the U.S. Army. Work related to this deal is scheduled to be completed by Dec 24, 2021. (103-0)

Mitsubishi Materials says over 200 customers could be affected by data falsification

21h channelnewsasia
TOKYO: Mitsubishi Materials Corp on Friday said it was racing to determine the impact of falsified data of products shipped to over 200 customers at home and abroad, in the latest quality assurance and compliance scandal involving a Japanese manufacturer. (62-0)

Mitsubishi Materials says over 200 customers could be affected by data falsification

21h reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Materials Corp (5711.T) on Friday said it was racing to determine the impact of falsified data of products shipped to over 200 customers at home and abroad, in the latest quality assurance and compliance scandal involving a Japanese manufacturer. (62-0)

Trouble at Japan Inc. as shine is further tarnished by more admissions of malpractice

22h japantimes.co.jp
Japan’s reputation for manufacturing prowess took another hit this week after Mitsubishi Materials Corp. admitted it faked data on some products just weeks after a similar scandal engulfed Kobe Steel Ltd. (56-0)

Japan Inc.'s Prowess Tarnished as Another Firm Admits Faked Data - Bloomberg

2017-11-24 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (56-0)

Breakfast briefing: Friday, November 24

2017-11-24 thestar.com.my
MarketWatch: The biggest slump in Chinese stocks in almost two years took the shine off another record high in a global equities bull run. The near 3% drop in China reflected its recent bond markets worries, adding to a subdued mood in Europe where, with trading constrained by the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, the main bourses opened in the red for the 10th day in the last 13. - Reuters (74-0)

Chinese airlines court Cathay pilots facing pay squeeze - Channel NewsAsia

2017-11-23 channelnewsasia
SHANGHAI: Chinese airlines are courting disaffected pilots at Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways, offering sky-high salaries to fill a shortage of experienced captains in a rapidly expanding aviation industry. (57-0)

Chinese airlines court Cathay pilots facing pay squeeze

2017-11-23 reuters
SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Chinese airlines are circling disaffected pilots at Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK), offering sky-high salaries to fill a shortage of experienced captains in a rapidly expanding aviation industry. (57-1)

Lockheed Martin (LMT) Secures $23M Contract From U.S. Navy

2017-11-23 zacks
Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT - Free Report) has won a modification contract to exercise an option for providing class services in support of the Littoral Combat Ship program. The contract includes foreign military sales (FMS) to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Contract Details Valued at $22.7 million, this contract has been awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC. While the majority of the work will be carried out in Hampton, VA, the rest will be executed in Moorestown, NJ, and Washington, DC. (98-0)

Trump's Asia Trimp

2017-11-23 seekingalpha
Trump's critics claim he lacks a comprehensive approach to Asia. In reality, his current approach is aligned with moderate "America First" goals. But what did Trump really achieve in Asia? (57-0)

Better Batteries - Bloomberg

2017-11-23 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (105-0)

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy $7 billion in precision munitions from U.S. firms - sources

2017-11-22 in.reuters
(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has agreed to buy about $7 billion worth of precision guided munitions from U.S. defense contractors, sources familiar with the matter said, a deal that some lawmakers may object to over American weapons having contributed to civilian deaths in the Saudi campaign in Yemen. (57-0)

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy $7 billion in precision munitions from U.S. firms -sources

2017-11-22 reuters
(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has agreed to buy about $7 billion worth of precision guided munitions from U.S. defense contractors, sources familiar with the matter said, a deal that some lawmakers may object to over American weapons having contributed to civilian deaths in the Saudi campaign in Yemen. (57-0)

DowDuPont, Boeing Weigh on DJIA Wednesday

2017-11-22 247wallst
November 22, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The report on durable goods orders was slightly disappointing, while consumer sentiment was solid and new claims for jobless benefits was inline with expectations. Among the sectors, telecom and energy were the best performers while tech and financials lagged. WTI crude oil for January delivery settled at $58.02 a barrel, up 2. (62-0)

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