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The Trump Defense Budget Request Is Huge: 5 Big Winners to Buy Now

One thing that President Trump campaigned on, and his followers were very receptive to, was rebuilding our military strength, which has waned in recent years. With the release recently of ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 4 Blue Chips That Beat Estimates

The higher the market goes, the harder it is to justify many of the multiples being applied to shares. The big moves in the market since the election last November ...
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Why Lockheed Results Are Not Dragging Defense Stocks Down

When earnings and revenues and guidance all come in at lower-than-expected levels, a company's stock price usually takes some punishment. That's what's happening to Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) Tuesday ...
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Merrill Lynch Says Time to Buy These 5 Top Dividend Aristocrat Stocks

There is almost no question that the market is getting a little tired and long in the tooth. Having rallied since March of 2009 and becoming a full-fledged bull market ...
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UBS Says Defense Growing Much Faster Than Expected: 4 Top Picks to Buy Now

We have written about how some feel that the defense budgets in the Trump administration may end up being higher than many are expecting, but when you evaluate the defense/aerospace ...
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Is Trump’s Massive Defense Spending Not Enough? 4 Top Stocks to Buy Now

One of the platforms that President Trump relied heavily on during the campaign was rebuilding our military, and with good reason. Despite the fact that defense spending dominates our budget, ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, General Dynamics, Nexstar Media, Owens Corning, Palo Alto Networks, Salesforce and More

The futures are looking much higher this morning after a very positive speech from President Donald Trump to a joint session of Congress last night. Trump's big spending plans and ...
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Leonardo Back in the Running with Boeing, Lockheed for Air Force Training Jet

After parting company with two erstwhile U.S. partners, Italy's Leonardo has finally found a U.S.-based partner that can't refuse. The company's U.S. subsidiary, DRS Technologies, will be the prime contractor on ...
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Merrill Lynch Out With Top Sector Picks for 2017: 7 to Buy Now

While most of the companies we cover on Wall Street have released their top high-conviction ideas for 2017, those usually number just eight to 10 companies. Merrill Lynch is out with ...
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Boeing Takes Hit on Tanker, Faces Less Competition for New Training Jet

It's another good news/bad news day for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). First the bad news: During its earnings conference call on Wednesday, the company said it took a fourth-quarter charge on ...
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Jefferies Very Selective on Defense and Aerospace Stocks for 2017

One sector that absolutely blew higher after the election was the defense and aerospace stocks, and with good reason. Donald Trump made a point, and he made it often during ...
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The Next 10 Companies Trump Will Trash on Twitter

President-elect Donald Trump has spent a great deal of time on Twitter attacking American companies for two reasons. One is overcharging the government for goods and services. The other is ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top 8 Stock Picks for the First Quarter of 2017

Now that 2016 has come to an end, it is important to look forward and backward for the new year. Many investment strategists have been issuing their top 2017 picks ...
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5 Merrill Lynch US 1 Stocks Could Be Poised for a Big 2017

With only two weeks left in 2016, we are starting to turn our attention to 2017, and it will be a year full of change. For the first time in years, ...
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Defense and Aerospace Highlight Jefferies Focus List of Industrial Stocks to Buy

For years we have covered the top stocks to Buy at Jefferies by tracking the firm's Franchise List picks, which has outperformed the S&P 500 substantially since its debut in ...
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