The nation is facing a dramatic and perilous economic binary event: the fiscal cliff. Do we plunge over, or do we find a compromise? According to Motley Fool analyst Blake Bos, sometimes taking the plunge isn't so bad for your investments. He discusses which companies may lose a lot of valuation as shares sell off because of fears of spending cuts, and why that may be just the right time to dig through the rubble and get in on great companies, before they inevitably rise back up. He also gives us some indicators that could show that some companies with big post-apocalyptic sell-offs may be best left alone.
For General Electric, the recent financial crisis struck a blow, but management took advantage of the market's dip to make strategic bets in energy. If you're a GE investor, you need to understand how these bets could drive this company to become the world's infrastructure leader. At the same time, you need to be aware of the threats to GE's portfolio. To help, we're offering comprehensive coverage for investors in a premium report on General Electric, in which our industrials analyst breaks down GE's multiple businesses. You'll find reasons to buy or sell GE, and you'll receive continuing updates as major events unfold during the year. To get started, click here now.