Industrials analyst Brendan Byrnes reveals his favorite stock in the conglomerate industry, a sector favored in economic downturns for its diversified activities. Brendan likes United Technologies because its acquisition of Goodrich will help it expand in the aerospace industry. This huge acquisition may scare off other investors, but this stock looks cheap now.
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