You may call it hypothesis or upcoming fact. Collectively world war II and Cold war are known for an era when most inventions and innovations materialized. This was the time when money was pumped into various projects, just to keep the name of nation. Classic example would be space exploration. Not only this the same era called for heavy investments into research and development at defense front. Later defense projects found way into civilian life. Isn’t computers network result of such project at DoD.
Hope Russians splashing water in America’s backyard. Would trigger another cold war. That would lead to chain reaction of funding defense, or may be implementation of missile umbrella on America. Thus Americans pumping more money into market which may lead to easy cash availability. This might give an impetus to slowing world economy.