Today on Investor Beat, Chris Hill and Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross explore why Ron's watching Home Depot. Ron offers that he doesn't just like the company, but he also believes the company is a bellwether in many other markets, including retail, housing, and the market, in general. When their new reports come out next Tuesday, Ron will be watching.

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