I've put together a list of stocks - large cap ones - that have held up very well over the past year. Most of them pay a dividend, and even during the months of August-October of last year, did a great job keeping its value relatively steady. There are a few retail stores that were surprising to me in the sense that they made the list (TGT & TJX), however their charts and solid uptrend in place leads me to believe that they will also hold their own once we see a notable correction in this market.
Here are the 15 Defensive Plays.
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Ryan (@shareplanner) specializes in swing trading strategies and is the founder of SharePlanner which he created to help and teach others on how to trade stocks better using multiple approaches and time frames. Each day you can count on Ryan to provide his trading advice as well as transparency in every trade that he makes. Ryan Mallory resides in Central Florida. More >>