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Defense Stocks Back in Play After Iran Retreat

Alan Farley

Defense stocks surged higher this week ahead of and following news that the U.S. will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. This bullish price action could mark the end of a sector correction that started after North Korea opened dialogue about lowering tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The defense sector has gained significant ground since the 2016 election, with the new president promising to increase military spending to record levels.