Raytheon to axe more than 15,000 jobs

Raytheon to axe more than 15,000 jobs

Raytheon Technologies Corp. plans to eliminate more than 15,000 jobs this year at its corporate offices, jet engine-maker Pratt & Whitney and aviation and military equipment manufacturer Collins Aerospace amid a broad downturn in the airline industry Total reductions at...
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How the Aerospace and Airlines Sector See the Speed of Recovery

How the Aerospace and Airlines Sector See the Speed of Recovery

The timeline for a passenger traffic recovery remains uncertain. The IATA does not expect passenger traffic to return to pre-COVID-19 levels until 2024. Leeham Co. predicts that it will take four to eight years before traffic returns to pre-COVID-19 levels....
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Gilead agrees to acquire Immunomedics for $21 billion

Gilead agrees to acquire Immunomedics for $21 billion

Immunomedics soars 106% after Gilead agrees to acquire the cancer-drug company for $21 billion. Gilead’s proposed $21 billion acquisition of Immunomedics sent shares of the cancer-drug company soaring as much as 106% on Monday. Immunomedics develope...
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Nvidia buyout of ARM for $40 billion is imminent

Nvidia buyout of ARM for $40 billion is imminent

SoftBank is preparing to sell chipmaker ARM to Nvidia as early as next week in a deal worth more than $40 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported. Rumors of the deal began circulating in July, and Nvidia has been reported to be...
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Volkswagen’s Traton ups bid for Navistar to $3.6 billion

Volkswagen’s Traton ups bid for Navistar to $3.6 billion

Traton SE announced that it increased its offer for the acquisition of all outstanding shares of truck manufacturer Navistar International Corp. to $43 a share in cash from $35 a share. Volkswagen AG-subsidiary Traton already holds 16.8% of Illinois-based Navi...
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General Motors takes $2 billion stake in waporware company Nikola

General Motors takes $2 billion stake in waporware company Nikola

Nikola and General Motors today announced a strategic partnership. Through the deal, GM gets 11% ownership in startup Nikola, and will, in turn, produce Nikola’s wild fuel cell pickup truck by the end of 2022. Both companies’ shares jumped on...
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Samsung Wins $6.6 Billion 5G Verizon Deal

Samsung Wins $6.6 Billion 5G Verizon Deal

Samsung Electronics said on Monday it had won a $6.64 billion order to provide wireless communication solutions to Verizon in the United States, a major win for the South Korean firm in the next-generation 5G network market. Samsung’s global prospects...
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Hypersonic Weapons from Lockheed and Raytheon

Hypersonic Weapons from Lockheed and Raytheon

New hypersonic weapons from Lockheed Martin (ticker: LMT) and Raytheon Technologies (ticker: RTX) are ready for powered flight tests by the end of the year. The two variants of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) have successfully flown ca...
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Comac C919: A Competitor to Airbus and Boeing

Comac C919: A Competitor to Airbus and Boeing

As of the beginning of this year, more than 200 extra airports were scheduled to be built in China over the next 15 years to cope with the relentless growth spurt. And, not so long ago, Boeing’s 2019-2038 Commercial Market...
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Amazon gets FAA approval to deliver packages by flying drones

Amazon gets FAA approval to deliver packages by flying drones

The Federal Aviation Administration officially designated the Amazon an “air carrier” on Monday, paving the way for Amazon to start testing its plans to drop off packages within 30 minutes. The FAA’s approval marks a huge milestone for Amazon’s CEO...
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84% of CFOs Say Stocks Are Overvalued

84% of CFOs Say Stocks Are Overvalued

84 percent of CFOs say stocks are overvalued even as they unleash another flood of stock buybacks. It’s not just Wall Street fund managers who, as the latest BofA fund manager survey  revealed, view stocks (along with bonds and gold) to be the most....
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Morgan Stanley: Oilfield Services Say Goodbye To $45 Billion In Assets

Morgan Stanley: Oilfield Services Say Goodbye To $45 Billion In Assets

The Big Three in the oilfield services industry wrote down $45 billion in assets over the past year as their clients tightened their belts, according to Morgan Stanley, cited by Bloomberg. The three largest oilfield services providers in the world are Schlum...
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Oracle Readies $20 Billion Bid For TikTok

Oracle Readies $20 Billion Bid For TikTok

TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer decided to step aside after being cut out of buyout talks involving Microsoft. At least that’s one version of the story. There’s been some other TikTok deal-related news Thursday morning, with Oracle reportedly readying a $20...
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Billionaires Got $637 Billion Richer Since Pandemic

Billionaires Got $637 Billion Richer Since Pandemic

40 million Americans filed for unemployment during the pandemic, but billionaires saw their net worth increase by half a trillion dollars. From March to June 2020, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos saw his wealth rise by an estimated $48 billion. The founder of the...
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Salesforce.com, Amgen and Honeywell Set to Join DJIA

Salesforce.com, Amgen and Honeywell Set to Join DJIA

Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) will replace Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM), Amgen Inc. (NASD:AMGN) will replace Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), and Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) will replace Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE:RTX). The index changes were prompted by...
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