So if you are one of the perma-bulls out there that feels like you are morally-obligated to buy long in markets like these, then feast your eyes on the list below. I’ve run a screen of the most defensive stocks to trade in during times of turmoil. Heck, one of the stocks, (EPD), is still managing a profit right about now. Overall, these are stocks with low betas, who have managed to keep a healthy chart  over the past few months. They also payout some pretty solid dividends, which will buffer your downside even further.

Here are 12 Defensive Stocks.