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

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

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

Aerospace & Defense ETFs Continue To Surge (PPA)

From David Fabian: Sometimes you stumble across a sector of the market that is just in the right place at the right time. That may very well be the sentiment driving the remarkable price action in aerospace and defense stocks in the current geopolitical environment.
NYSE:PPA May 26, 2017 11:11am

Aerospace & Defense ETFs Rise As Trump Inks Arms Deal With Saudis (ITA)

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The iShares Dow Jones US Aerospace & Defense ETF (NYSE:ITA) was on the rise Monday morning, amid President Trump's new arms deal with Saudi Arabia.
NYSE:ITA May 22, 2017 10:30am

Big Opportunities Still Exist In The Aerospace & Defense Sector

From Invesco: A potential increase in defense spending and an uptick in commercial aircraft orders could boost the aerospace & defense industry’s prospects.
NYSE:PPA March 9, 2017 6:35am

These ETFs Stand To Benefit From Trump’s Big Defense Spending Plans

From Zacks: Defense stocks have been rallying since the election on hopes of a big boost in military spending. In his address to the Congress, President trump said that his upcoming budget would seek “one of the largest increases in national defense spending in American history.”
NYSE:PPA March 8, 2017 9:43am

Defense ETFs In Focus As Trump Pledges To Boost Defense Spending

From Tyler Durden: As part of his proposed budget, President Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a spending plan for the coming fiscal year that includes sharp increases in Defense Department spending and "drastic cuts" to domestic agencies such as the State Department, the EPA and other non-defense programs.
NYSE:ITA February 27, 2017 8:06am

National Defense: Is Another Spending Boom on the Horizon?

From Joseph G. Carson: If President Trump’s promise to increase defense spending comes to fruition, it would sharply reverse the trend of the past five years—and have important implications for the outlook on US growth and inflation.
NYSE:ITA February 9, 2017 11:56am

Lockheed Bows To Trump, Agrees To Cut F-35 Prices

From Tyler Durden: Less than a month after president-elect Trump first tweeted about the F-35's high costs, and a week after he brought up the F-35 in his first press conference, Reuters reports that The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin are close to deal for a contract worth almost $9 billion as negotiations are poised to bring the price per F-35 below $100 million for the first time.
NYSE:LMT January 19, 2017 7:51am

Lockheed Bows To Trump, Will Cut F-35 Program Costs Significantly

From Tyler Durden: It appears the so-called 'Twitter-spanking' approach of president-elect Trump is working. First Carrier, then Ford, and now, following his earlier jab at Lockheed's F-35 costs by asking Boeing to price-out a comparable F-18, Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has reportedly given Trump her "personal commitment" to "aggressively" drive down costs of the F-35 program.
NYSE:LMT December 24, 2016 7:01am

Boeing Cuts 777 Production, But Boosts Dividend and Buyback

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Aerospace and defense giant Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) this morning announced a massive dividend boost as well as a new share buyback plan amid lower 777 production.
NYSE:BA December 13, 2016 8:58am

Trump’s Tweets Present Great Buying Opportunities

Analyst Brad Hoppmann examines Donald's Trump's latest tweetstorm that sharply affected several equities, and concludes that the pullback he created is actually a buying opportunity.

Lockheed Martin Shares Plunge 5% Following Trump Tweet

From Tyler Durden: After running up dramatically post-Trump's victory, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) shares are tumbling again this morning after the president-elect tweeted, questioning the costs of the company's F-35 fighter jet.
NYSE:LMT December 12, 2016 11:36am

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