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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
27.7% Technology 39.0%
13.5% Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 58.1%
6.3% Intel Corporation INTC 27.4%
4.0% Alphabet Inc. GOOGL 15.1%
3.9% Alphabet Inc. GOOG 16.3%
22.0% Industrials & Transportation 53.8%
8.1% FedEx Corporation FDX 46.6%
7.9% CSX Corporation CSX 97.1%
5.3% General Electric Company GE 7.0%
0.6% Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd Wt Exp 12/31/2021 GNKWF --
20.2% Utilities 20.7%
6.6% Edison International EIX 24.5%
5.9% Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 11.2%
4.7% Duke Energy Corporation (Holding Company) DUK 9.1%
3.1% Energy Transfer Partners L.P. ETP 48.6%
10.3% Energy 56.3%
3.2% EOG Resources Inc. EOG 42.5%
3.2% Hess Corporation HES 20.2%
2.8% Apache Corporation APA 40.3%
1.2% Chesapeake Energy Corporation CHK 223.4%
9.5% Consumer 4.0%
5.5% Pepsico Inc. PEP 11.8%
4.0% Target Corporation TGT 6.5%
8.0% Telecommunications 3.3%
4.7% AT&T Inc. T 18.0%
3.2% Frontier Communications Corporation FTR 18.3%
2.4% Basic Materials 36.5%
2.4% Mosaic Company (The) MOS 36.5%

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