NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The U.S. economy is sputtering along at a slow pace that is too anemic to bring down the unemployment rate. A key to an accelerating U.S. economy comes from companies in the industrial products sector.Strategists are telling investors that ending the overhang of the fiscal cliff and the continued quantitative easing programs of the Federal Reserve will help this sector lead. I am not that optimistic, but the 10 stocks I am profiling today can still be considered as buy-and-trade candidates.
Industrials Key to U.S. Economic Growth in 2013
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