U.S. equities closed mixed on Thursday after hitting new record highs, as investors digested several key earnings reports.
The Dow burst through 20,000 after just a two-month, 1000-point ride, and strategists say stocks could continue to move up for now, as retail investors are lured in.
Stocks closed at all-time highs after a series of executive orders from President Donald Trump increased bullish sentiment on Wall Street.
Stocks rose as on Tuesday, with materials spiking more than 2 percent on the back of more executive orders from Donald Trump.
U.S. equities fell on Monday, but closed off session lows, as investors looked for more details regarding President Donald Trump's policies.
Trump's campaign against defense costs isn't expected to put a damper on earnings for the industry's big contractors.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day including Raytheon, United Rentals and more.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
We see the primary winners out of this as Lockheed, Northrop and Raytheon, says Stifel's Joseph DeNardi providing his take on the upside potential in defense stocks next year. And CNBC's Morgan Brennan, weighs in.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports how Donald Trump's Twitter feed may impact the defense sector.
Russian saber rattling and prodding from Washington are spurring more European allies to step up defense spending.
President-elect Donald Trump's Pentagon chief will help decide new weapons systems but one may already be in trouble.
Jim Cramer explains the fall of defense stocks, and advises investors to reassess risk moving forward.
Chris Higgins, Morningstar defense and airline analyst, weighs in on President-elect Donald Trump's impact on defense stocks.
Trump's Twitter attack on the F-35 stealth fighter isn't the first time he's lashed out at one of the military's biggest programs.
Ret. Gen. James Mattis' ties to General Dynamics may raise conflict questions.
The agreement has led some to wonder whether offshoring companies might actually face rising scrutiny from the new administration.
President-elect Donald Trump wants a U.S. military with more ships, troops and planes but getting it won't be easy even with a GOP Congress.
Credit Suisse believes most of Donald Trump's rhetoric on nationalism is likely to fade away as he takes the Oval Office, sparking a market rally.
The shocking Donald Trump victory has put a rocket under defense stocks all over the world.