How a Government Shutdown Affects Defense Stocks
September 23, 2015 at 17:07 PM EDT
For the second time in two years, Americans face another government shutdown. Oct. 1 marks the first day of fiscal year 2016 - the deadline for funding. But debate over financing nonprofit reproductive healthcare provider Planned Parenthood threatens to halt the nation if no measure is passed to keep the government funded beyond Sept. 30. If a government shutdown does happen, we know one thing for sure: defense stocks will get hit - hard. Here's what happened in late September and early October 2013 as the last shutdown became inevitable - and what investors can do to this turn lemon into lemonade... Tags: Defense Stocks , defense stocks to buy , defense stocks to buy now , government shutdown , government shutdown 2015 , government shutdown defense , government shutdown defense contractors , government shutdown defense stocks , govt shutdown 2015 , how a government shutdown affects defense stocks , LMT stock , Lockheed Martin stock , Lockheed stock , Stocks to Buy , will the government shutdown , will there be a government shutdown To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2015 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post How a Government Shutdown Affects Defense Stocks appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .