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Betting on America (Retired)

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This motif has been retired and will no longer receive updates. With many world economies still on shaky ground, some American companies are focusing their spending on what they know best: their US-based operations. In fact, according to the Progressive Policy Institute[1], the 25 biggest US corporate spenders poured a combined $136 billion into new domestic plants, technology and equipment in 2011 alone. For these companies, second-quarter US GDP growth of 1.7% could be more attractive than slower growth rates around the world. On top of that, a relatively fast-growing population of working-age citizens[2] could help contribute to future economic growth in the US. That means companies investing here now could be the first to reap the benefits, and could continue to find America beautiful. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
22.6% Technology 22.2%
9.7% Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 52.5%
5.8% Intel Corp INTC 17.6%
3.6% Google Inc A GOOGL 15.1%
3.5% Google Inc GOOG 12.0%
21.4% Utilities 3.0%
6.0% Edison International EIX 5.2%
5.6% Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 10.8%
5.1% Duke Energy Corp. DUK 3.0%
4.7% Energy Transfer Partners L.P. ETP 9.3%
19.7% Industrials & Transportation 0.9%
7.5% FedEx Corp. FDX 4.0%
5.3% CSX Corp. CSX 8.8%
5.2% General Electric Co. GE 0.4%
1.7% Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd Wt Exp 12/31/2021 GNKWF --
11.4% Energy 47.7%
4.1% Hess Corp. HES 43.6%
2.9% EOG Resources Inc. EOG 29.5%
2.6% Apache Corporation APA 57.1%
1.7% Chesapeake Energy Corp. CHK 73.6%
11.2% Consumer 18.4%
5.6% Target Corp. TGT 32.7%
5.5% PepsiCo Inc. PEP 3.9%
10.3% Telecommunications 11.8%
5.9% Frontier Communications Corp FTR 22.1%
4.5% AT&T Inc. T 1.7%
3.4% Basic Materials 13.6%
3.4% Mosaic Company MOS 13.6%