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Lone Star State Lassoes A Great Business Climate

<i>This motif is retired and is no longer subject to updates.</i><br/><br/>Everything’s big in Texas – especially business. As seen by its top ranking in CNBC’s Top States for Business List 2012[1], plus wins in 2008 and 2010, the state’s attractiveness goes far beyond its traditional oil wells. Texas scores well with its vital infrastructure and transportation systems, venture capital inflows, and its support of technology and innovation. Oh, and did we mention a low cost of living and the lack of a personal income tax? The combination of all of these factors has made Texas a go-to destination for new business. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
47.3% Energy & Utilities 17.2%
22.1% Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM 15.7%
6.8% ConocoPhillips COP 26.6%
4.5% Phillips 66 PSX 3.3%
3.5% Anadarko Petroleum Corp. APC 27.8%
2.8% Kinder Morgan KMI 11.2%
2.1% EOG Resources Inc. EOG 25.8%
2.0% Apache Corporation APA 42.4%
1.9% Spectra Energy Corp SE 21.6%
1.6% Marathon Oil Corp. MRO 33.3%
21.1% Communications 5.2%
18.9% AT&T Inc. T 5.8%
2.2% Crown Castle International Corp (New) CCI --
17.7% Industrials 30.0%
10.0% Schlumberger Ltd. SLB 27.2%
3.4% Halliburton Co. HAL 39.9%
2.4% Baker Hughes Inc. BHI 19.0%
1.8% National-Oilwell Inc. NOV 40.8%
7.5% Technology 8.9%
5.3% Texas Instruments Inc. TXN 9.9%
2.2% Dell Inc. DELL 6.5%
5.7% Consumer Products 0.4%
3.8% Kimberly-Clark Corp. KMB 0.4%
1.9% Sysco Corp. SYY 0.3%
0.6% Retail 1.7%
0.6% Whole Foods Market Inc. WFM 1.7%