One of the most positive developments to come out of the election was that both President-Elect Donald Trump and Democrats agreed on the need for infrastructure spending. This may present investors with an overlooked category of investments with great potential for years to come. Infrastructure companies are businesses that build highways, rail lines, ports, dams and other public works. It’s an enormous global market that has languished for years, but that is ripe for expansion. Trump is calling for a U.S. infrastructure financing budget of over $500 billion for new projects — twice Hillary Clinton’s figure.
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