Bulletin 5. US election result - good news for the weapons industry

Within 24 hours of the election on November 8 of Donald Trump as the next US President, stocks in US weapons companies rose.  Defence One reported that on the morning of November 9 stocks belonging to the makers of ships, fighter jets, tanks and armoured vehicles were all up: Lockheed Martin by 4.8 %, Northrop Grumman by 5.2%, Raytheon by 6.2%, and so the list goes on.