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Title

Defense Stocks: Not So Safe With Donald Trump?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-16-2016

Abstract

Defense stocks like Boeing Co (ticker: BA) and Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) have come under fire in recent weeks after provocative tweets from President-elect Donald Trump vowing to slash costs on their respective programs.

From a man who has talked tough on national defense – he famously said he would go after terrorists and their families – these recent tweets cast doubt on just how much the military industrial complex will benefit from a Trump presidency.