Articles by Christopher Harress
- Philip Morris' Long Slide Continues
April 16 2014 11:03 AM
Among other concerns, Philip Morris in the first quarter struggled against stricter anti-tobacco legislation and tax hikes in its key markets.
- The One Sanction Russia Would Feel Immediately
April 14 2014 6:57 PM
IBTimes talks to Duke professor Campbell Harvey about the financial "nuclear option" that would have severe costs - for both sides.
- Lafarge, Holcim Say 'Yes We Can' Pass Regulatory Muster To Merge
April 11 2014 12:01 PM
Officials of the proposed French-Swiss company plan to unload billions in assets to get the regulatory blessing they need to merge.
- Antitrust Regulators And Scores Of Companies Are Concerned About This Deal
April 10 2014 5:36 PM
The largest cement companies in the world announced a deal to merge, leading to antitrust speculation and cement price increases.
- Boeing To Shut Long Beach, Calif., Plant That Makes C-17 Globemaster
April 09 2014 2:56 PM
Failure to get governments other than the U.S. to buy more C-17s meant that the massive cargo plane's days were numbered.
- A Navy Powered By The High Seas
April 08 2014 6:00 AM
After decades of trying, U.S. Navy scientists have finally cracked the technology to turn seawater into fuel.
- Say Goodbye To The Tomahawk Missile
April 03 2014 3:58 PM
The U.S. Navy's use of the Tomahawk missile may start winding down as the Pentagon terminates its production from 2016 onward.
- Same-Sex Military Couples Suffer As Pentagon Drags Heels On Host Pacts
April 02 2014 5:22 PM
Most couples posted overseas are unable to get the same benefits as married heterosexuals.
- Boeing: A North-Of-The-Border Plane Order
April 01 2014 12:27 PM
The big deal with Air Canada brings Boeing close to a major sales milestone for 737 MAXs.
- Drones - The Postmodern Traffic Reporters
April 01 2014 5:27 AM
After decades of congestion in Johannesburg, two media outlets will use drones to help listeners and viewers avoid heavy traffic.
- Pentagon Under Pressure To Buy American Athletic Shoes For Troops
March 28 2014 12:34 PM
For years, the military allowed troops to buy their own running shoes, but now manufacturers are pushing for them to buy American only.
- If The West Really Wants To Punish Russia...
March 26 2014 2:00 PM
The U.S. and Europe have yet to deploy sanctions that will affect Russia's economy, but there's one weapon that could wreak havoc.
- Why The Pentagon Is Reviewing Russian-Built Engines
March 21 2014 10:34 AM
Could Russian engines used in U.S. Air Force rockets pose a national security risk for the United States?
- Russian Military Contracts With West Under Threat By Sanctions
March 20 2014 6:24 PM
Sanctions against Russia could lead to billion-dollar contracts getting canceled by the U.S. and France.
- World's Top Arms Manufacturers
March 20 2014 1:18 PM
While American arms companies show a decline in sales while Russian rivals are expanding, one U.S. company is still the top global weapons maker.
- Hagel Reiterates Diplomatic Support For Ukraine
March 19 2014 8:12 PM
After the first casualty of the Crimea conflict was announced Tuesday, Chuck Hagel offered his sympathies and urged Russia to leave the region.
- Which US Companies Could Be Hurt By Sanctions On Russia?
March 19 2014 2:09 PM
As tensions rise in Crimea, observers raise concerns about the Russian sanctions affecting the space program.
- South Africa Records A Continental Aviation First
March 19 2014 11:45 AM
South Africa's Comair Limited is the first African Company to order the 737 MAX 8 aircraft from Boeing.
- Ukrainian Sailor Killed By Russian Troops In Crimea
March 18 2014 1:50 PM
After weeks of tension in Crimea, shots have reportedly been fired by Russian troops at a Ukrainian naval base.
- Why Poland, Lithuania Are Worrying About Russia's Kaliningrad Enclave
March 18 2014 9:41 AM
Will Russia's Baltic naval base at Kaliningrad be Putin's next move? And is Russia prepared for the West's response?