Defensive Stocks

2020 Could Bring Volatility and a Big Correction: 3 Top Gold Stocks to Buy

Unless there is a massive sell-off before the end of 2019 (and the decade), this will end up being the best year for investors since 2013. With the major indexes ...
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5 Merrill Lynch High-Quality and Dividend Yield Stocks to Buy for 2020

With the fourth quarter of 2019 and the decade almost over, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making some changes to their curated lists of ...
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As Stock Market Hits All-Time Highs, Investors Bailing Out of Defensive Strategies

With news that a phase-one trade deal with China is closer, with tariffs being rolled back, U.S. equities hit all-time highs. The major equity indexes are now less than 1% ...
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Goldman Sachs Says REITs Remain Solid 2020 Dividend Ideas

Even though defensive dividend sectors have had a solid 2019, the bottom line for income investors is that rates are going nowhere. With $17 trillion of foreign sovereign debt yielding ...
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4 Conservative Merrill Lynch US 1 Stock Picks That Pay Reliable Dividends

You can sense that the market is getting nervous. Technicians are noting the failure to break out to new highs, in addition to the fact that we are in the ...
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5 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now as Rates Plunge to Record Lows

Every single day they seem to go lower, and with a large amount of foreign sovereign debt trading at negative interest rates, you can bet U.S. Treasury rates will keep ...
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4 Recession/Trade War Proof Stocks That Could Be Huge Winners Going Forward

One industry that everybody needs, uses and, most importantly, must have is solid waste removal. Every week, hundreds of millions of Americans put their trash and recycling cans out on ...
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5 Incredible Blue Chip Stocks With 6% or Higher Dividends

Even though interest rates have plunged back to the levels seen six and seven years ago, the reality is that we are in some of the lowest rate levels in ...
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15 Top Defensive Stocks for the Next Recession at Sky-High Valuations

With a bull market that is now well over 10 years old, and with a global economy that is facing slower growth ahead, many investors are wondering how they should ...
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Why Jefferies US Dividend Watch Stocks May Be the Best 2019 Buys Now

Massive volatility, huge up and down market swings, recession fears, geopolitical fears, the election cycle in full swing. It’s almost more than most investors can take. However, with yields falling ...
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5 Ultra-Safe Stocks to Hide Out in Until the Trade Wars End

To many investors, this may seem like a virtual replay from times past. The Federal Reserve resorted to a tactic not used since 1995 when it lowered interest rates 25 ...
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Goldman Sachs Has 5 Dividend Growth Stocks for Nervous Investors

The market rally on Tuesday was a relief from the ongoing stream of negative news, over-the-top political rhetoric, trade tariff saber-rattling and a host of other issues. However, Wednesday showed ...
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Goldman Sachs Says Buy These Service Provider Stocks for Ongoing Trade War

Just a short 60 days ago, it looked a settlement to the trade dispute between the United States and China was all but over, but in the space of a ...
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Plunging Interest Rates Have Utilities Back in the Spotlight: 4 Top Buys

Just when savers and income investors thought it was safe to start buying certificates of deposit, rates have nosedived again. The combination of ongoing trade issues and the Chinese devaluation ...
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Defensive Stocks Standing Strong as Broader Stock Market Indexes Tank

When the stock market is taking it on the chin, it's often useful to take note of which stocks are rallying despite the negativity. This is a time when many ...
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