Defensive Stocks

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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How the Case for Owning American Electric Power for the Next Decade Has Changed

With a new decade on the horizon, investors need to be considering what worked over the past decade and whether they should expect the same or different outcomes for what ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 5 Stocks to Buy That Could Beat Q2 Earnings Estimates

The ongoing trade and tariff issues most likely will have the greatest impact when companies report second-quarter earnings. Needless to say, investors are wary of the constant back and forth ...
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Here’s What to Do Now in Case the Fed Waits Until September

Last Friday’s massive jobs numbers, while great economic news, may not be the news that some investors hoping for a July rate cut were looking for. Most on Wall Street ...
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5 Stocks to Buy Now With Many Signs Pointing to a Possible Recession

The signs are everywhere, and now the stock market, which has traded sideways for the past year and a half, is looking somewhat vulnerable. The culprit? The potential for the ...
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8 Stocks That Will Win as the Fed Lowers Interest Rates

The debate is on over whether or not Jerome Powell and the Federal Reserve's FOMC will lower interest rates sooner rather than later. Some pundits and investors had been calling ...
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