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Should investors buy into defense sector?

Belpointe Chief Strategist David Nelson, FBN’s Charles Payne, retail analyst Hitha Prabhakar, Penn Financial Group founder Matt McCall and FBN’s Tracy Byrnes on what should be on investors’ radar.

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  1. Investors Are Playing Defense… Literally

    Investors are buying up shares of aerospace and defense stocks on Tuesday.Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) lit the engines, beating on earnings and revenue and raising it...

  2. Traders Play Defense Ahead of FOMC Meeting

    Investors are playing defense – literally – ahead of this afternoon's FOMC decision and statement. The four aerospace/defense stocks below are touching all-time high...

  3. U.S. Navy orders Raytheon to halt radar work after protest

    The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday it issued a stop-work order to Raytheon Co on a next-generation Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) valued at $1.6 billion after Loc...

  4. Northrop Grumman Beats the Street, Ups 2013 View

    Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) reported a better-than-expected 8.3% increase in its third-quarter earnings, as stronger margins lifted the defense contractor amid softe...

  5. ETF Outlook for Wednesday October 23, 2013

    ETF Outlook for Wednesday October 23, 2013iShares Dow Jones US Aerospace & Defense ETF (NYSE:ITA)Three of the top six holdings of ITA report earnings today so expect...

  6. Which States Are Best for Business?

    The Tax Foundation’s 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index finds a connection between low taxes and business migration and creation.

  7. Shutdown Keeps the Lid on Aerospace, Defense Stocks

    United Technologies just announced that a prolonged federal government shutdown will force it to furlough thousands of workers because of a lack of government inspec...

  8. Affordability is R&D focus for arms industry: executives

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland (Reuters) - The single biggest driver for research and development in the U.S. arms industry is not a hot area like unmanned weapons, cyber...

  9. Northrop sees foreign sales opportunities for Global Hawk

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland (Reuters) - Northrop Grumman Corp on Monday said it expects expanded sales of its high-altitude unmanned Global Hawk aircraft, which passed...

  10. Northrop Grumman to Buy Qantas Defense Unit

    Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) agreed to buy the defense unit of Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways, as the fifth-largest U.S. military contractor seeks to increase...

  11. Four U.S. companies get funds for more work on unmanned plane

    Four U.S. weapons makers each received $15 million in funding on Wednesday for continued work on a new unmanned combat plane for use on U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, ...

  12. Textron Systems eyes rising foreign demand for drones, weapons

    Textron Systems, a unit of Textron Inc , says strong demand from the Middle East and Asia for unmanned systems, ground vehicles and smart weapons will help expand fo...

  1. FAA approves first commercial drone flights over land

    FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the FAA drone flight approval and how it affects stocks.

  2. Stocks Fall as Traders Review Housing Data

    FOX Business: Capitalism Lives HereU.S. equity markets failed to break out of negative territory on Wednesday as traders parsed through disappointing economic data a...

  3. Stocks Slip as Traders Review Earnings, Data

    FOX Business: Capitalism Lives HereU.S. equity markets fell on Wednesday as traders parsed through disappointing economic data and mixed corporate earnings. Today's ...

  4. Cost-Cutting, Buybacks Boost Defense Profits

    The biggest U.S. weapons makers posted higher profits this week and raised their forecasts for 2014 earnings, sending shares higher despite cuts in military spending...

  5. Northrop Hikes '14 Outlook as Earnings Top Views

    Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) overcame weaker sales to book an 18% increase in its first-quarter earnings, beating Wall Street estimates.The defense contractor also hi...

  6. Plan to Ax A-10 Warthog Gets Pushback

    A proposal from the Department of Defense to ax the Air Force's entire fleet of A-10 Thunderbolts is receiving criticism from multiple fronts with questions over how...

  7. Lower Aerospace Revenue Weighs on Northrop

    U.S. weapons maker Northrop Grumman Corp reported a 10 percent fall in quarterly profit, partly due to lower sales in its aerospace business.Net profit fell to $478 ...

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