Tag Archives: NYSE

DHS Tests Timing Tool for Financial Transactions at NYSE; Reginald Brothers Comments

The Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate has demonstrated at the New York Stock Exchange a system that works to complement GPS tools that provide users timing information for financial transactions. DHS said Wednesday the Enhanced Loran or eLoran is a low-frequency radio navigation signal that ground-based stations broadcast to …

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Accenture Celebrates 10 Years as Public Company

In honor of its 10th anniversary of becoming a public company, Accenture announced it will be ringing the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange at 4 p.m. today. Accenture’s Chairman William D. Green and Chief Executive Office Pierre Nanterme will preside over the ringing of the closing bell …

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Aerospace Pioneer Simon Ramo Awarded Goddard Memorial Trophy

An engineering pioneer, who enabled the nation to become a world leader in space technology and its applications, has been chosen to receive the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Trophy, the National Space Club’s most prestigious award. Simon Ramo co-founded TRW, which was acquired by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) …

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SRA Scores $14.4 Million Task Order from SOCOM

SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX) has won the Special Operations Research, Development and Acquisition Center Science and Technology task order under the Global Battlestaff and Program Support vehicle from Defense Department’s Special Operations Command. Under the task order, SRA will provide experienced scientists, engineers and project management specialists for programs …

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Northrop Grumman Finds Home in Falls Chruch, Va.

Send housewarming gifts to 2980 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, Va. After a lengthy search, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has settled on the location in suburban Northern Virginia to serve as the firm’s new headquarters.  The contracting giant will move from Southern California over the next year. “As we thought …

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Boeing Submits Proposal in Bid for Tanker

Boeing (NYSE: BA) sent a proposal to the U.S. Air Force outlining a plan for the next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft. A version of Boeing’s 767 commercial airplane, the NewGen Tanker would replace 179 of the 400 aging KC-135 aircraft currently in the Air Force fleet. “We are honored to …

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Monday Moves

This week, Tom Young was named chairman of SAIC’s (NYSE: SAI) board of directors.  CEO Walt Havenstein shared his thoughts on Young and the appointment. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) decided on Tom Kennedy to head up IDS, while Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) hired Maryanne Lavan to be the firm’s new general …

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NYSE Chief Executive Reacts to Fed Rate Cut at POC Event

When NYSE Euronext (NYX) Chief Executive Duncan Niederauer accepted the invitation to speak at today’s Potomac Officer’s Club event at the Ritz Carlton, he could hardly have imagined it would have been on the heels of this morning’s emergency 75 basis points rate cut by the Federal Reserve. Knowing the …

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