Global X Uranium ETF rose to a session high after Trump’s comments while Uranium Resources Inc., a Colorado-based mining company, climbed as much as 27 percent.
Here's a chart of Uranium Resources Inc. Try spotting the moment Trump tweeted about our nuclear arsenal https://t.co/c1gmUDfxCG pic.twitter.com/nMgff0qF3W— Joe Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) December 22, 2016
Trump met Wednesday with executives from both Lockheed Martin and Boeing in Florida, along with a bevy of top Pentagon officials, to discuss military spending.
“We’re trying to get costs down, costs,” Trump told reporters in brief remarks outside the resort after the officers departed.
NOTE WELL: He did not indicate at all that he wants to cut military spending. It's more llike he wants to negotiate "good deals" on expanded military spending.