SOURCE: Equity Markets Inc

August 17, 2011 09:00 ET

Global Situation & Resulting Influences - Research Report on The Home Depot, Inc. and Lowe's Companies, Inc.

MACAU--(Marketwire - Aug 17, 2011) - Today, announced its research report highlighting The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) and Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW). Full content and research is available at

Continued confidence in long-term U.S. debt is defying S&P's recent downgrade. Treasury yields continue at their lowest levels since January 1, 2011 as the market moved to "safe investments" weary of the storm clouds ahead. Winds can change however, as a last-minute move to save the U.S. from a historic default on its debt obligations. Attentions are now turned to the situation in Europe, with the health of the Euro in the balance; bankers are looking to prevent defaults on Italian and Spanish debt.

As a result of recent credit adjustments, opportunity is being marked for investors to take advantage of equities with high-margin and specialty products. Market-wise investors are carefully watching for value within equities boasting established pipelines and excellent growth prospects. As part of this process, the following companies have been introduced with initial research reports available online.

Equity Markets has reviewed The Home Depot, Inc. as a home improvement retailer. The Home Depot stores sells an assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services. The full research report on The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) is available here:

Equity Markets is covering Lowe's Companies, Inc. as a home improvement retailer. As of January 28, 2011, the Company operated 1,749 stores, consisted of 1,723 stores across 50 United States states and 24 stores in Canada and two in Mexico. The full research report on Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is available here:

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