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Word of Trump Media Deal Is Said to Have Leaked Months in Advance

Word of Trump Media Deal Is Said to Have Leaked Months in Advance

Months before former President Donald J. Trump’s social media company unveiled an agreement to raise hundreds of millions of dollars last fall, word of the deal leaked to an obscure Miami investment firm, whose executives began plotting ways to make money off the imminent transaction, according to people familiar with the discussions. The deal — …

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Raytheon, Northrop advance in competition to develop hypersonic weapons interceptor

WASHINGTON — Raytheon Technologies and Northrop Grumman have each won contracts to continue developing hypersonic weapons interceptors in a Missile Defense Agency-led competition, according to a June 24 Pentagon contract announcement. Each company was awarded a firm-fixed price modification to a previously awarded contract for rapid prototyping. Each modification is worth roughly $41.5 million, bringing …

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Stock market news live updates: Stocks advance for second straight day despite Target profit warning

Stock market news live updates: Stocks advance for second straight day despite Target profit warning

U.S. stocks charged forward to close a turbulent session higher Tuesday after investors shook off a profit warning from Target that weighed on broader markets in earlier trading. The S&P 500 rose about 1%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 264 points, or 0.8%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq advanced roughly 0.9%. The indexes climbed after …

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