Defensive Dividend Portfolio Buy Zones (Part III: Consumer Staples)
By Parsimony Investment Research:We recently wrote a series of articles highlighting our Defensive Dividend Portfolio picks for 2012. We focused on the following low beta, defensive sectors:
- Consumer Staples
- Mortgages REITs
As discussed in the previous articles, the global economy will continued to be weighed down by a debt problem that took over two decades to create. The leverage that has built up in the system will not unwind for years to come and it will continue to provide significant uncertainty and market volatility.As central banks drive down short-term rates to deal with high debt levels and low growth rates, investors have been flocking to dividend stocks in search of yield. That said, any pullback in the market should be an opportunity to add to your low-beta dividend stock positions.This next series of articles highlights our "buy zones" for the 2012 Defensive Dividend Portfolio.
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