The Dow Jones Industrial Average is pushing to fresh highs on Monday, continuing the post-election melt up.
After Friday’s better-than-expected payroll report, everything seems to be going right for the bulls. The economic data is improving. Corporate earnings growth has returned. And now, even the prospect of another interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve is being taken in stride.
That isn’t to say that everything is moving higher. Much of the market has lagged, including utilities, telecoms and real estate investment trusts. Large-cap tech stocks have disappointed. So, unless your portfolio concentrated in things like industrials and financial stocks, you’ve likely missed out on the bulk of the move.
For those looking to make up for lost time, here are five large-cap stocks to concentrate on.