Blue Chips

3 Megacap Blue Chips You Don’t Want to Buy

It's hard not to love the stability of big, dividend-paying blue chips like Exxon Mobil. But for new money? Go ahead and take a pass. More 

Are You Better Off Holding XLE Instead of Energy Stocks?

If you're looking for share price growth, major energy stocks may not get you there. Investors may want to pass-up oil stocks like XOM in favor of the XLE. More 

Hedge These 3 Blue Chips With Covered Calls

If you think the market is overvalued, use covered calls on these three blue chips to protect against a downdraft. More 

7 Generous Dividend Stocks Giving Big Cash Back to Shareholders

Consider these 7 blue-chip dividend stocks as case studies in companies that are being very generous with their profits, via dividends and buybacks. More 

Dump These 3 Spooky Blue-Chip Stocks Now

Sellers in October fared well, and selling off these 3 blue chips right now is another good move for the remainder of the year More 

5 Worst Blue Chips to Own Before Earnings

A close look at the Dow reveals five ugly blue chips that still are holding back the index -- and that investors should avoid if they want to profit in 2014. More 

What’s in a Name? 3 Stocks You Can Proudly Call ‘Blue Chips’

The exact definition of a "blue-chip stock" isn't easy to agree on, but the general idea should be -- and these companies should qualify as a result. More