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Cheap Oil Creates Winners, Losers in U.S. Manufacturing
Verdantix Says Industrial Firms Should Leverage Innovative Industrial Energy Management Software to Minimize the Impact of Higher Energy Costs
In this second excerpt from their new book, Morningstar's Heather Brilliant and Elizabeth Collins detail how companies leverage cost advantage and switching costs to their benefit.
Competitive advantages improved for one health-care firm, while a spin-off at another narrowed its moat, says Morningstar's Paul Larson in his discussion on recent moat-rating upgrades and downgrades.
Recent U.S. economic data bodes well for industrial companies' near-term fortunes.
Cautious optimism continues to pervade the industrials universe.
Despite all the predicaments that arose during the first quarter, consumer spending continues and the market has been resilient.