This entry is part 59 of 62 in the series Military-Industrial Complex

Donald Trump’s upset victory Tuesday has brought joy to the defense industry.

Here’s a snapshot from Google Finance.

General Dynamics:

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Raytheon:

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Lockheed Martin:

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Boeing:

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Trump campaigned on maintaining a strong military, but also voiced some skepticism about overseas military engagements and overpayments to defense contractors. The defense stocks surging is a sign that investors believe that Trump will be significantly more supportive of their priorities than he may have let on.

By Zaid Jilani

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