General Electric (GE) - Large Pic

General Electric shares are up almost 2% along with everything else.  It's time to review the classic conglomerate play.

General Electric (GE) shares are up 2% today, trading just under $19 a share.  Thanks to the recent decline in everything in equities, GE has backed down to within 12% from its 12 month low.  Mastery still believes GE is a safer way to play the U.S. financial long bet while enjoying its global revenue success.

Goldman Sachs Skeletor Style

Despite the looming feeling of 2008, we are hopeful we have learned from our mistakes.  Cue the big bank stocks.

Three of the richest bank and financial stocks on the planet are trading near 12 month lows, the winners being Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan Chase (JPM), and Citigroup (C).  These 3 major players should not be overlooked despite the volatile world economy.