These five economic barometer stocks point to a higher market: Alcoa (AA), Pepsico (PEP), CSX...

|By:, SA News Editor

These five economic barometer stocks point to a higher market: Alcoa (AA), Pepsico (PEP), CSX (CSX), Intel (INTC) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM). They tell us that we’re shipping more goods, sales are improving, capital expenditure is rising in key areas such as consumer goods and railroads, and credit card debt write-offs are declining - in total, much more revealing than GDP numbers.