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The 2008 Summer Olympics are here, and there are several publicly traded companies that are official worldwide Olympic sponsors. If you think that being connected to the Olympics can help these companies, it may be worth taking a closer look at these stocks.
In this up-and-down market, any angle you can take to potentially find an edge is worth considering.
Some of the stocks sponsoring the Olympics are
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