Aerospace and defense stocks are outpacing the S&P 500, year-to-date

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From Philip Van Doorn: You might expect shareholders of Boeing to be suffering this year, in light of the tragedies and systems problems with the 737 MAX and investigations of the company and its product-approval process.
BATS:ITA May 3, 2019 1:56pm

Defense industry is the big winner of Trump’s first 2 years in office

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From Fred Imbert:
BATS:ITA January 21, 2019 1:55pm

President Trump calls for an expanded missile defense program

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From Victor Reklaitis: President Donald Trump on Thursday called for expanded U.S. missile defenses, as reports highlighted his moments of frustration over the ongoing partial government shutdown and fresh campaign-related comments by his current personal lawyer and his former attorney.
BATS:ITA January 17, 2019 3:24pm

The Aerospace & Defense Sector Is Hotter Than Ever (ITA)

From Zacks: President Trump has finally signed the $717-billion 2019 defense spending bill into law -- the largest allotted to U.S. defense.
BATS:ITA August 16, 2018 6:23am

Strong Sector Earnings Push Aerospace & Defense ETFs Higher (ITA)

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From Zacks: The recovery of global GDP, stable commodity prices and heightened passenger travel demand are likely to ramp up growth in the commercial aircraft sector in 2018.
BATS:ITA August 8, 2018 6:40am

Defense Sector Remains An Attractive Investment Option (ITA)

From Zacks: Very few countries can match the military skill and prowess of the United States. But attaining this high feat has not been easy, with many having scarified their lives while ensuring the nation's security. On Memorial Day, we pay homage to those heroes.
BATS:ITA May 28, 2018 8:15am

Aerospace & Defense Had An Incredible 2017 (ITA)

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From Joe Hargett: With the end of 2017 approaching, I want to take a moment to look back at the past year. Think back to the beginning of 2017 for a moment. Fresh off the November election, I think we all expected the stock market to rally.
BATS:ITA December 31, 2017 7:23am

Aerospace & Defense ETFs Continue To Benefit From Trump & North Korea (ITA)

From Zacks: Trump's budgetary amendments in the U.S. legislation, along with a handful of defense-related policies that he has adopted, have been boosting the U.S. Aerospace and Defense industry.
BATS:ITA December 2, 2017 8:04am

Lasers Are The Next Big Weapon Innovation For Defense Firms (ITA)

From Jon Markman: Imagine if fighter jets could shoot down enemy targets with high-powered lasers.
BATS:ITA November 10, 2017 6:36am

These Undervalued ETFs Are Ripe For The Picking (ITA)

From Zacks: Who doesn't like undervalued stocks or ETFs? In fact, investors hunt for stocks with a low P/E or undervalued- ones especially when the market is buoyant, as we are witnessing now.
BATS:ITA October 31, 2017 8:00am

Defense Stocks Fall, Despite Rising North Korea Risks (ITA)

From Zacks: Shares of companies with ties to U.S. defense spending, including Lockheed Martin (LMT) and Boeing (BA), fell on Monday despite newly intensified rhetoric from North Korea regarding the possibility of war with the U.S.
ETF BASIC NEWS September 26, 2017 6:35am

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