Global Demand a Driver for Auto Industry

Two industries that many an investor has been keeping close tabs on this year are automotive and housing as both a gauge of the economy and for their respective demand-pull ripple effects on other companies.

A person may buy a home from Toll Brothers (TOL) or KB Home (KBH), but odds are the new owner will paint it, affecting Sherwin Williams (SHW) and Valspar (VAL). They may furnish it through Ethan Allen Interiors (ETH) and Basset Furniture (BSET). Or, they may upgrade faucets and cabinets, which is good for Masco (MAS)....546 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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