A couple plays on a housing recovery have hit new highs, alongside a familiar aerospace supplier.
This stock is the purest play in titanium, a metal prized for its strength and light weight.
Several key parts providers look even better than the aerospace giant, with some of the best mutual funds already on board.
Despite an old-fashioned image, this conglomerate boasts leading-edge products from aerospace to green tech.
Long term, the giant contractors have strong hope to keep thriving.
Worries over US defense budget cuts has created a buying opportunity for long-term investors.
But the losses are trimmed substantially in the late afternoon, even as traders worry that a Greek debt default could come soon. Tech stocks rebound, especially Apple, which hits a record high. Gold and oil fall.
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