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Companies developing robotic technology could benefit from increased demand in the industrial, defense and services sectors.
Raytheon's (RTN) SSDS is a distributed combat management system designed for use in aircraft carriers and expeditionary ships.
Gains for the sector were fueled by a report that President Trump has asked the Pentagon to raise its budget proposal for fiscal 2020.
On December 10, 2018, Honeywell (HON) announced that it would deploy its GoDirect ground solution to Swissport International for five years. GoDirect ground services will be implemented across all of Swissport International’s global operations.
Apart from the power business, General Electric’s (GE) Transportation and Legacy segment’s lighting division has also struggled for years. Train budgetary cuts in several global economies and massive competition are hurting the transportation businesses’ revenues and margins. Intensified competition from local and regional players in every market is hurting the lighting division’s sales.
The Army still hasn’t completed its assessment. The unresolved dispute is a case study of the obstacles to making defense dollars stretch further by tackling alleged “waste, fraud and abuse,” as presidents from Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump have promised to do. The Defense Department’s inspector general alerted the Army in a May 2014 audit that workers from DynCorp International used by Northrop on a Counter Narco-Terrorism Technology Program lacked qualifications.
Following Theresa May’s decision to delay the parliamentary vote scheduled for later today, Brexit and U.S – China trade chatter will be in focus.
Management believes skies will be even bluer in 2019 than it had previously thought. So what did investors find so disappointing?
Why Has General Electric Stock Struggled in 2018? On December 7, General Electric’s closing price was $7.01. Currently, the stock trades near its ten-year low of $6.66, which it touched on March 5, 2009.
In my opinion, the single biggest influence on the Aussie and Kiwi at this time is U.S.-China relations. Even a Wall Street Journal article saying the Fed is likely to take a “wait-and-see” approach to future rate hikes failed to bring buyers into the AUD/USD and NZD/USD. Although we’re likely to see periodic rallies tied to oversold conditions or economic data, I don’t think the Australian and New Zealand Dollars will be able to mount a strong rally as long as there is uncertainty over the trade talks.
Brooks Automation could be a stock to avoid from a technical perspective, as the firm is seeing unfavorable trends on the moving average crossover front.
Defense stocks bucked the wider market sell-off to emerge as some of the day’s biggest winners on Monday after reports said President Donald Trump has backed plans for a $750bn defence budget. Lockheed ...
A shift in sentiment towards FED monetary policy and trade war jitters pin back the Greenback as the markets prepare for the next Brexit saga.
The direction of the AUD/USD and NZD/USD this week will likely be determined by investor demand for risk. And this is likely to be controlled by U.S. China relations. There are no major reports from Australia and New Zealand this week.
According to the WSJ, members of the U.S. Federal Reserve are reportedly debating whether to signal a “wait-and-see” approach after a probable hike to the central bank’s benchmark rate at its December meeting.
E-commerce, robotics, precision agriculture, commercial aviation, and environmental sustainability are just a few of the investment themes that these three stocks give you exposure to.