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This Is 2017's Smartest Aerospace Play

There are a lot of opportunities all over the market in 2017 – technology, biotech, small caps, financials – but we're especially excited about aerospace. A "perfect storm" of regulation, innovation, and competition gives it the potential to be a standout boom sector, with profit plays right and left in the commercial and military segments.

Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, the most efficient and advanced commercial aircraft ever, overcame early high-profile battery fires to win the global long-haul, wide-body battle over Airbus' A380 "superjumbo," the largest commercial aircraft ever flown. But the short-hop market is still very much up for grabs.

The sector's two heavyweight giants right now, Airbus and Boeing, are neck and neck in another race to the top. December airframe deliveries for both firms broke longstanding records, and demand is high for both the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737-MAX "next-gen" narrow-bodies.

But… the biggest gains for investors will come to those who back the ultimate winner in this struggle for the skies.

So CNBC World's "The Rundown" asked our Technical Trading Strategist, D.R. Barton, Jr., to name the stock he thinks is going to come away with the most upside and why, and give his "Buy" recommendation for everyone...

Stocks

This Top Defense Stock Won't Be Hurt by Trump

One of the top defense stocks, Lockheed Martin, has been under pressure recently from President-elect Donald Trump.

Trump has heavily criticized Lockheed's "expensive" F-35 program. But there's more to the program than Trump realizes. But more importantly, this information proves that Trump's criticisms won't affect Lockheed in the long term.

Here's why...

Election

How George Soros Lost $1 Billion on Trump

George Soros has lost a billion dollars since Election Day.

On top of that, the government of his home country Hungary is trying to oust his businesses there...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Dips as Investors Eye Fed Speeches

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today is sliding as investors watch for several speeches from Federal Reserve members.

Let's look at the numbers for today, Jan. 12, for the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq.

Global Markets

World Stock Markets Jittery On Trump Uncertainty

European and Asian stock markets were weaker overnight, on some lingering uncertainty regarding the new U.S. president. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins.

The marketplace is still buzzing about U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump's press conference Wednesday. Trump rattled the U.S. stock market with comments about the drug industry. The U.S. dollar index also sunk during and after Trump's presser as some worried about his lack of specifics on economic growth plans. Trump also made disparaging comments about China at his press conference.

Gold prices are moderately higher and hit a six-week high overnight as the bulls continue to gain momentum

Bitcoin

Why the Bitcoin Price Is Falling Today

Those wondering why the Bitcoin price is falling now can blame investors in China.

After the People's Bank of China (PBOC) said it had launched an investigation into the major Chinese Bitcoin exchanges, the price of Bitcoin promptly plunged 18%.

The falling price of Bitcoin has put it back where it was in early December. But that doesn't mean Bitcoin is in a crisis.

Here's why the future of Bitcoin has never been brighter...

Oil

Oil Price News: WTI Crude Oil Rises 2.7% Today

Today's oil price news saw WTI crude oil prices rise over 2.7%.

A new report from the EIA and updates on the OPEC agreement are driving oil prices today.

Here's our oil price news for today...

Market Crash

Marc Faber: Trump's Financial Plans Won't Save the U.S. Stock Market

Marc Faber thinks Trump's economic plans won't save stocks in the long run.

Here's when he expects the crash to occur and how you can protect yourselves...

Stocks

Top Military Defense Stocks to Buy in 2017

Three top military defense stocks will rise in 2017…

These companies are a part of a massive growth trend involving War, Terrorism, and Ugliness. This "unstoppable" trend ensures these stocks will continue to perform well in the years to come…

Find out more...

Washington

There's a 94% Chance This Alarming U.S. Trend Wasted Your Vote for Congress

Politicians from both parties make every effort to waste your vote in congressional elections. And they keep getting better at it.

More and more, congressional districts are drawn to ensure either a Republican win or Democratic win. That wastes votes in districts with landslide victories while making it easier for extremist candidates to get elected.

Here's how they do it - and the only way it can be stopped...