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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
25.6% Technology 32.5%
12.4% Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 63.8%
6.1% Intel Corporation INTC 6.8%
3.6% Alphabet Inc. GOOGL --
3.5% Alphabet Inc. GOOG --
22.8% Utilities 25.2%
7.2% Edison International EIX 35.8%
6.7% Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 38.3%
5.5% Duke Energy Corporation (Holding Company) DUK 20.9%
3.5% Energy Transfer Partners L.P. ETP 14.9%
17.6% Industrials & Transportation 2.1%
7.0% FedEx Corporation FDX 8.3%
5.8% General Electric Company GE 18.1%
4.7% CSX Corporation CSX 18.1%
0.1% Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd Wt Exp 12/31/2021 GNKWF --
10.7% Energy 10.2%
3.8% Hess Corporation HES 11.9%
3.1% Apache Corporation APA 1.3%
2.9% EOG Resources Inc. EOG 3.5%
1.0% Chesapeake Energy Corporation CHK 59.8%
10.6% Telecommunications 16.2%
5.3% Frontier Communications Corporation FTR 9.0%
5.3% AT&T Inc. T 23.5%
10.5% Consumer 0.4%
5.7% Pepsico Inc. PEP 12.9%
4.7% Target Corporation TGT 14.7%
2.1% Basic Materials 35.8%
2.1% Mosaic Company (The) MOS 35.8%

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