Apple is now a beloved brand of China's environmental activists. Amazon, McDonald's and Boeing also have expansion plans in the People's Republic.
In the coming weeks we should see the broad stock market top out, and gold miners -- along with precious metals -- bottom.
Traders are looking for trending stocks at attractive entry points, and these giants have a lot going for them.
Railway companies stand to benefit as demand for crude oil transportation expands.
Consumer confidence is up, but the stock market might overheat.
Why should the tech industry care about Africa? The search giant seems to know the answer.
President and CEO Jamie Sokalsky points out that the industry's paradigm is shifting toward returns driving production, rather than the other way around.
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