Should You Buy the Dow?

Should You Buy the Dow — 3M

From CD-ROMs to Post-It Notes, 3M (MMM) seemingly makes everything -- including boatloads of money. More 

Should You Buy the Dow — Wal-Mart

One of America's most successful retailers, Wal-Mart (WMT) continues to impress, though its stock is a bit pricey. More 

Should You Buy the Dow — Verizon

Like the rest of its telecom competitors, Verizon (VZ) isn't a terribly attractive buy, unless you're in it just for the dividend. More 

Should You Buy the Dow — United Technologies

Producing a wide range of industrial products, United Technologies (UTX) might seem a bit boring, but its stock is solid. More 

Should You Buy the Dow — Travelers

Travelers Indemnity's solid underwriting and financials inspire confidence in its stock. More 

Should You Buy the Dow — Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble is a venerable brand with wide reach, but PG stock doesn't have much growth value, and its dividend is lacking. More 

Should You Buy the Dow — Pfizer

Pfizer's financials are decent, as is its lineup of drugs and personal care products, but the stock is fully valued. More