Christian Voters for Trump are making the World a Shakier Place–not Safer is what the gun and military investors say: So, let’s build a more Powerful Military Industrial Complex under Trump is what the minority of Trump voters have said.


Defense Industry Stocks Surge Following Donald Trump Victory

Nov 2016

DONALD TRUMP’S UPSET victory Tuesday has brought joy to the defense industry.

Here’s a snapshot from Google Finance.

General Dynamics:

Raytheon:

 

Lockheed Martin:

 

Boeing:

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.

Top photo: Trump speaking aboard the World War II Battleship USS Iowa on Sept. 15, 2015.

CONTACT THE AUTHOR:

Zaid Jilanizaid.jilani@theintercept.com@ZaidJilani

About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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