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3 Best Defensive Funds to Protect Your Portfolio

The best defensive funds are ones that can provide decent returns in the latter stage of a bull market but also minimize losses when the bear is in full swing. More 

Retail Stocks – The 7 Stock Charts You Need to Watch Now

Retail stocks have been hit hard in recent weeks, putting a number of stock charts on the verge of a breakdown. Which retail stocks are most vulnerable? More 

Hold That Button Before You Buy Consumer Staples for Safety (XLP)

Consumer staples have rallied and outpaced the S&P 500 in 2014. But with valuations rich, how long can the rally in consumer staples, and XLP, continue? More 

Wall Street Says Weak Economic Growth Isn’t Just a Blip

Weak first quarter economic growth was supposed to be a weather-related blip. So why are some key indicators showing no sign a second-half recovery is in the cards? More 

5 Stocks to Sell in March

After February's rally, it's time to take money off the table in stocks whose prices are improving faster than fundamentals. See 5 stocks to sell in March. More 

Start Browsing Consumer Staples Stocks for Fairly Priced Defense

The consumer staples sector has underperformed in 2014, bringing valuations down to more reasonable levels. The time to buy the sector is nearing, but... More 

CLX Growth Estimates Say Clorox Stock is Stuck in The Mud

Clorox's most recent results suggest it will be a long slog for Clorox stock, as growth estimates come in at 1% to 2% for the year. More