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Seth Seifman of JPMorgan asks about backlog in Mission Systems. $NOC said it is hard to analyze backlog on a quarterly basis. Since MS is a longer cycle business, there are impacts from fluctuations in terms of increases as large orders come in and decreases as they are brought down. Book-to-bill depends on timing of contract awards.
I haven’t seen a drop in banks like this in a long time. Looks like $WFC is still facing pressures from its sales practices scandal..!!
Helping President-elect's America first focus, $WMT set to create 10,000 retail jobs in the US in 2017.
Looks like Trump has his eyes on the $MON and Bayer merger next. He had a meeting with the CEOs and apparently got job promises from them.