Machinery Stocks Getting Into Gear

Manufacturers are doing well but playing it cautious. They are being very careful about ordering new machinery.  That's typical post-recession behavior. But as times get better, manufacturers are likely to expand production capacity, and that often means purchasing new machines.

I believe industrial machinery stocks will be better-than-average performers in the second half of this year and the first half of next year. So far this year, the group has just matched the market. The industrial machinery stocks in the S&P 500 are up 17.01% through Thursday, compared with 17.05% for the S&P 500 as a whole.  ...382 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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