Defensive Stocks

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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5 Stocks to Load Up on Now That Interest Rates Continue to Plummet

To many investors, this may seem like a virtual replay from 10 years ago. The Federal Reserve resorted to a tactic not used since 1995 when it lowered interest rates ...
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The One Stock to Own If the Market Craters

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) has been one of the worst performing of the 30 components of the Dow Jones industrial average this year. While the Dow is up 10.25% ...
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If the Trade War Explodes, These 5 Stocks May Be the Safest Play Now

Every time it seems as though the United States and China get closer to a trade deal, it turns into a one step forward, two steps back gambit. While a ...
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