General Dynamics Corporation (GD)
General Dynamics Corp. operates as an aerospace and defense company that offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding; and communication and information technology systems and solutions. The company operates through the following business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Marine Systems, and Information Systems and Technology. The Aerospace group designs, manufactures and outfits a comprehensive family of gulfstream business. The Combat Systems group designs, develops, and produces tracked and wheeled military vehicles, weapons systems and munitions. The Marine Systems group designs, builds and supports submarines and surface ships. The Information Systems and Technology group provides critical technologies, products and services. General Dynamics was founded on February 21, 1952 and is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.
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Blog posts that reference General Dynamics Corporation:
Monday, October 16, 2017
Global Equity Markets in Review
§ Wall Street extended its uptrend, as investor optimism remained intact due to the continued flow of healthy economic data.
§ European stocks managed to edge higher despite muted trading activity as the Catalonia crisis continued to weigh on investor sentiment.
§ Government reforms, optimism over the earnings season and healthy economic data lift Asian markets.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Why is Australia’s stock market struggling?
Australia’s economy seized the record for the longest streak of recession-free growth after recording 1.8% y/y growth in the second quarter of 2017. Although the country witnessed miraculous economic activity with 26 years of unbroken growth, if one looks a little closer, the picture appears less rosy than what the growth numbers project. The country’s share market has largely underperformed its developed peers, despite sustained economic growth, indicating that the country’s economic model may be in need of a rethink.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
On Friday, 15 September 2017, S&P Global Ratings upgraded Portugal’s sovereign rating to investment grade. The agency revised Portugal’s sovereign rating upward by one notch to BBB-/A-3 from BB+/B and maintained the outlook as stable. S&P became the first among the big three global rating agencies to move Portugal out of its junk status. Although the country’s debt is rated below investment grade by Moody’s Investor Services and Fitch Ratings, both the agencies recently upgraded their outlook on Portugal to positive from stable.
Saturday, September 02, 2017
The Indian economy expanded 5.7% yoy in the April–June quarter, much slower than the market expectation of 6.6%. The country’s GDP growth has now declined for five straight quarters, and the country is witnessing the weakest pace of economic growth in over three years.
Friday, September 01, 2017
• Major US equity benchmarks end higher amid plethora of economic data.
• European markets inch upwards as encouraging economic data offsets geopolitical concerns.
• Positive investor sentiments push Asian markets higher during the week.
Saturday, August 19, 2017
After a week of Trump controversy and the Spain terror attack, China’s Shanghai Composite Index posted strongest weekly gains in four-months as investor optimism over strong corporate earnings and healthy economic fundamentals supported Chinese equities.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Greece, a south-eastern European island nation, is one of the world's most popular holiday destinations. The country boasts of clusters of scenic islands throughout the Aegean, Mediterranean and Ionian seas. Mesmerising ancient sites, picturesque beaches and traditional sugar-cube towns makes the country a tourist paradise.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Post-Brexit referendum resilience of the UK economy may be waning, as indicated by the disappointing GDP growth in the recent quarters.
Monday, July 31, 2017
• Cautious Fed, positive earnings aid Dow Jones, but other benchmark indices end flat.
• European markets end mixed amid currency headwinds.
• Profit taking drags down financial markets in Australia - Japan; India, China march higher.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
SARB cuts key rate for first time in five years
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), for the first time in five years, lowered its benchmark repo rate by 25 bps to 6.75% in 4-6 votes, citing concerns about the country’s growth outlook. Inflation data improved in June, while South Africa’s growth prospects deteriorated further following the GDP contraction in the first quarter of the year.