Investing in India

An aggressive, long-term investor should start buying during periods when stocks are falling. “India has four times the population of the U.S. but less than 10% of its per capita income,” notes Jeremy Schwartz, director of research for WisdomTree, whose India Earnings exchange-traded fund tracks 160 Indian stocks. “We think they’re actually going to catch up over time.”

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New oil pipeline projects in the US

At least a dozen new oil pipeline projects are slated to move forward in the United States over the next few years.

All told, the new projects will have the capacity to bring at least an extra 2 million barrels a day of oil to the U.S. Gulf Coast by 2015.

The industry and most oil analysts think the additional oil will be used by U.S. refineries, offsetting the need of some oil imports and potentially lowering gasoline prices.

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Expanding overseas is positive for the America economy and American jobs

American manufacturers are focused on investment, expansion and job creation.  One important way to do this is by expanding their customer base. And, with 95 percent percent of the world’s population outside the United States, it is not surprising that American companies are looking at markets outside the United States.  More business translates into more jobs and stronger companies. 

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