As the world's largest distributor of industrial and commercial supplies to major corporations, W.W. Grainger has been on a roll. Its stock has climbed from $58 in early 2009 to $120 now. And it could double again in the next five years.
Scientists say they found a massive 22-mile long oily plume underwater created by the BP oil spill. The 1.2-mile-wide, 650-foot-high oily soup provides some clues to where the crude has gone as surface slicks shrink and disappear.