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Rich Smith

Rich Smith spent most of the mid-to-late '90s in Moscow, advising U.S. and European companies eager to get in on the action of Russia's emerging market. Segueing into Ukrainian law, he then did the same thing for Westerners investing in Kiev. At some point, he decided that instead of telling these companies how to make money for themselves, he'd prefer to own a piece of the companies (and their profits) -- and began investing. Retiring to rural Indiana to continue this project, he continues to invest for his own account, and to advise other investors on how to maximize their profits, and minimize their risks, by writing directly for The Motley Fool as a contributor, and on special assignment for Yahoo! Finance and AOL DailyFinance. He undertakes assignments for other media outlets -- online, print, radio, and television, upon request.

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Is the New and Improved General Electric a Buy?

Valuation always matters.

Tue Jun 16

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Is SAIC Stock a Bargain Now?

A steep selloff post-earnings has investors wondering: Is it time to buy?

Fri Jun 12

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Business Booms for Boeing's Most Profitable Plane

There's bad news in this week's order update -- but some pretty great news, too.

Wed Jun 10

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Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO Hits the Eject Button. Time for Investors to Panic?

Two execs jumping ship in four months is enough to scare any investor. But these numbers lend some reassurance that the business isn't going away.

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Guess Who's Selling Weapons to the Lebanese Military (and Guess Who Isn't)

It takes a village to...convert a civilian airplane into a rocket-launching fighter plane for the Lebanese air force.

Tue Jun 9

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When China Threatens, Vietnamese Go Shopping for U.S. Fighter Jets

And drones, and warships, too.

Mon Jun 8

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Is Lockheed Martin Crazy to Ignore the Asian Arms Market?

Should investors perhaps be looking to buy shares of European defense contractors instead?

Fri Jun 5

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3 Stocks to Watch in Aerospace

One company is a big risk -- but two more offer big opportunities.

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3 Stocks to Watch in Aerospace

One company is a big risk -- but two more offer big opportunities.

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The 3 Best Defense Stocks to Watch

The defense industry seems to contain too many stocks to watch each carefully -- but what if they all add up to just one big industrial "complex"?

Thu Jun 4

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Boeing Beats Airbus In a Sleepy Sales Season

But you'll be shocked to learn who's winning the longer race.

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America's Military Is Evolving. Here Are 3 Game-Changing Stocks to Watch

Lasers and railguns and drones -- oh, my!

Wed Jun 3

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3 Stocks to Watch in Guns

Yes, investors. At long last, there are three guns stocks you can own, rather than just two. But should you?

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The 3 Best Stocks to Watch for the Future of Defense

America's military is going high-tech, and these companies are leading the way.

Sat May 30

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DARPA Gives Us a Glimpse at Its New "Aircraft Carrier" Concept

Why land a drone when you can "butterfly-net" it? And who will build the butterfly net?

Thu May 28

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What's Hitching a Ride With the Air Force's Secret Military Space Shuttle?

Hint: This could change the world. And maybe change more than one world.

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You'll Never Guess Who's Building an Aircraft Carrier Now (Seriously... Try)

Hint: For once, it's not the United States -- and that's OK.

Wed May 27

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C-130 Hercules Tops the List of Top 10 Military Aircraft -- That Aren't Fighter Jets

The C-130 is the best, but who are the rest? And why does this make Lockheed Martin an attractive investment?

Tue May 26

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An Investor's Guide to the Top 10 Military Helicopters

Who sells the most? And which is the best stock to buy?

Sun May 24

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Set Phasers to Stun: U.S. Army Channels Star Trek for Future Ray Gun

Science fiction, or science fact? The U.S. Army aims to find out.

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