Defensive Stocks

Merrill Lynch Has 4 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks to Buy for Continued Volatile Markets

If you finally took your huge profits on the FANG stocks or big semiconductor winners and have the conundrum of what to do with the proceeds, one thing is for ...
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5 Defensive Stocks Holding Up in Friday’s Extreme Volatility

Over the course of the last few trading days, we have seen the return of volatility and some serious carnage in the markets. To kick off this week, the Dow ...
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5 Ultra-Safe Utilities to Buy as Market Volatility Skyrockets

If there is any sector that is safe when the going gets treacherous it’s the utilities, and with good reason. Regardless of the economy or other circumstances that affect consumers ...
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5 Defensive Stocks Holding Up During the Selling Pressure

Over the past week, we have seen serious carnage in the markets. To kick off this week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1,175 points, the largest single-day point loss ...
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JPMorgan Likes Big Cap Pharmaceutical Stocks as Market Volatility Jumps

For years pharmaceuticals were one group considered good for “widows and orphans” as they provided safety and consistent and rising income via dividends. Then came the brutal 2016 political season wherein ...
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5 Stocks to Buy When You See This One Indicator Turn Around

You knew it had to come at some point, and we have advised our readers for months to raise cash and to take advantage of markets that seemingly went up ...
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15 Defensive Stocks That Will Survive the Stock Market Meltdown

Monday, February 5, 2018, was one of the most brutal trading days since the 2010 flash crash, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average sold off rapidly with over a 1,000 ...
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5 Stocks to Hide In If the Big Correction Is Finally Here

After the longest stretch in the history of the market without a 5% correction, a stretch that continues despite the recent selling, giddy investors are probably a little bit less ...
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Great Rotation Trade and Growth Interrupted, Defensive Stocks Winning as Dow Drops Over 300 Points

U.S. investors have finally seen two consecutive days of stocks selling off. And it has been big selling. Call it rising Treasury yields, call it profit taking, call it some ...
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2018 Procter & Gamble Outlook: It’s Time to Shine for the Dow

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 have both risen over 300% from their panic-selling lows in March of 2009. Some investors might have reason to be concerned that ...
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2018 Outlook: Low Volatility and Defensive May Be Best Stock Market Strategy

The raging bull market in stocks charged on in 2017, and many investors are still considering how they should be positioned for 2018. After gains of 300% from the panic-selling ...
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5 Analyst Top Pick High-Dividend Utility Stocks to Buy for 2018

We have mentioned this numerous times recently, but we are currently in one of the longest stretches in the stock market without a 5% decline. Typically there are three a ...
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SunTrust Has 5 High-Dividend Utilities to Buy for 2017 and 2018

We hear it all the time that rates are going higher, so don’t buy income-related stocks like real estate investment trusts and utilities. Despite almost a near certainty the Federal ...
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Protect Your Portfolio and Move to These Safe Stocks Now

Long-time investors know the trading calendar pretty well, and the end of September historically has been very rocky for the market. In fact, the S&P 500 has traded lower 70% ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Blue Chips to Buy Now That Pay Huge Dividends

The more expensive the market gets, the lower the chances for big returns like we have seen over the past few years. Oh sure, we can probably stretch higher, maybe ...
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