The stronger the economy appears to be, the more likely tapering will happen – although it's still unclear whether an announcement about tapering would be good or bad for the markets. A shift towards the negative would happen quickly, and investors should be ready to react.Do you think tapering will create investing opportunities in resources or finance? Use the list below to begin your analysis. 1. Citigroup, Inc. ( C): Provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a range of financial products and services. Market cap at $156.38B, most recent closing price at $50.97.
2. Bank of America Corporation ( BAC): Provides banking and financial services to individuals, small- and middle-market businesses, corporations, and governments primarily in the United States and internationally. Market cap at $163.41B, most recent closing price at $15.18.
3. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. ( CLF): Produces iron ore pellets, lump and fines iron ore, and metallurgical coal products. Market cap at $3.57B, most recent closing price at $23.51.
4. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. ( FCX): Engages in the exploration, mining, and production of mineral resources. Market cap at $36.13B, most recent closing price at $34.34. ( Written by Chris Lau, a Kapitall Writer. All data sourced from Zacks Invesment Research.)