Here is my list of top safe plays in this highly volatile and bearish market. That doesn't mean you can't lose money off of these plays, but considering where the market currently is and where these stocks are currently trading at, they have held strong against the onslaught of bearish market sentiment. If you're looking for some nice defensive stocks to weather this storm, yet be in position for the possibility of a sustained move to the long side, once this market eventually bottoms out, then take a look at the list of stocks below that are more defensive than growth oriented. In essence, these stocks represent a good balance of companies that are dependable, stable, usually collect a respectable dividend and hold their value all at the same time.
Here are My Top 13 Defensive/Safe Plays.