Aug 6, 2012 Lawmakers have left Washington for the August recess without taking action on the so-called fiscal cliff. Businesses and investors are trying to prepare as best they can, but what can the rest of us do?
Jul 9, 2012 Today the aluminum company Alcoa kicks off America's quarterly corporate earnings season. Markets are bracing for disappointing numbers which may last through the Summer and Fall.
Jun 8, 2012 Like the rest of us, companies are still uncertain of the economic future. But spending and investing could help to push the economy forward.
Heidi N. Moore
Jun 7, 2012 'Fiscal cliff' has been a key phrase being bandied about in economic talks. And with automatic spending cuts set to kick off at the beginning of 2013, the country may be ready to jump.
Jan 27, 2012 Federal spending on defense could soon be drawn back, and private companies that make military equipment will have to look elsewhere for customers.
Dec 15, 2011 If the euro collapses, Britain's economy could shrink by up to 8 percent. That could have a big effect on the country's defense spending.
Nov 15, 2011 With the super committee looking less and less likely to succeed, defense contractors are planning for the worst: automatic cuts.
Mar 31, 2011 I think I must write one of these items a week. There's more concern about the new wireless network. This time, it's the Pentagon. The Defense...
Feb 23, 2011 As the unrest in the Middle East continues to escalate today, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Obama administration has launched a...
Feb 16, 2011 Deputy secretary of defense William Lynn said yesterday that the aggressive anti-hacking system used by the Pentagon should be available to other...