For Defense Stocks, Crisis Is a Cushion

The U.S. equity indices were all down today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average off by about 0.76%, the S&P 500 was down about 1.05%, and Nasdaq was off by about 1.11%. The 10-year Treasury yield is also off by about 5 basis points to 1.81%. Gold is down $24 from Tuesday's close and $47.20 from Monday's close.  

The low ADP report on job creation in March, coupled with the Institute of Supply Management's non-manufacturing index declining to 54.4 from 56, has resulted in a negative response for almost all of the market's sectors....434 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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