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Top Gun

Should you bet on defense stocks to keep outperforming the market? Find out what options action suggests.

I’m watching Raytheon, reveals Jon Najarian, as well as General Dynamicsand Honeywell . All three stocks had unusual options activity which leads me to believe these stocks are going higher.

I love HON, adds Guy Adami. I think it’s still cheap on a valuation basis. Also look at Lockheed .

Meanwhile, it could be worth noting that big-dollar warplane programs run by Boeing and Lockheed Martin Corp received boosts in the House of Representatives Armed ServicesCommittee on Wednesday. As part of its version of a 2009 defense policy bill, the panel voted to spend $3.9 billion to buy 15 Boeing C-17 cargo planes.





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Trader disclosure: On May 14, 2008, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Adami Owns (AGU), (BTU), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT), (NUE); Macke Owns (MSFT), (INTC), (WMT), (EMC), (DIS); Pete Najarian Owns (AAPL), (BKC), (ENER), (TSO), (XLF); Pete Najarian Owns (C) Calls, (MSFT) Calls, (YHOO) Calls; Finerman Owns (GS); Finerman's Firm Owns (JCP), (MSFT), (SUN), (TSO), (VLO), (AEO), (PLCE); Finerman's Firm Owns (YHOO) Puts And Call Spreads; Finerman's Firm Owns (C) And (C) Leaps; GE Is The Parent Company Of CNBC; NBC Universal Is The Parent Company Of CNBC; Charles Schwab Is A Sponsor Of "Fast Money"

Jon Najarian Owns (LVS), (RTN), (HON)

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