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Tuesday Sector Laggards: Defense, Non-Precious Metals & Non-Metallic Mining Stocks

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In trading on Tuesday, defense shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 4.8%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Arotech Corporation ( ARTX ), down about 31.8% and shares of Orbital ATK ( OA ) down about 2.5% on the day.

Also lagging the market Tuesday are non-precious metals & non-metallic mining shares, down on the day by about 4.1% as a group, led down by Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold ( FCX ), trading lower by about 13.8% and United States Steel ( X ), trading lower by about 9.6%.

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