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10/20/2018 05:47 AM

Cape Breton Post

Canadian stock market gains with investors take defensive posture
Cape Breton Post
TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended the week on a positive note with investors taking on a defensive posture out of concern about the possibility of a further selloff to come. Consumer staples, real estate, utilities and telecommunications ...

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10/19/2018 10:11 PM

Investor's Business Daily

Defensive Stocks Surface On IBD 50; Here Are 4 To Check Out
Investor's Business Daily
It's best to avoid buying stocks altogether during a market correction. But outstanding defensive stocks can become good picks, so watch how these behave. The ones in IBD 50 have high ratings — and charts that reflect institutional favor. Dollar ...

10/19/2018 07:28 PM

The Motley Fool Canada

Protect Your Wealth With These Top Defensive Stocks
The Motley Fool Canada
Last week's market sell-off saw the TSX declined 3.4% in two days in a sharp, albeit short-lived sell-off. This has really brought the risks of the S&P/TSX Composite Index (TSX:^OSPTX) to the forefront. I mean, this is a market that, while it has ...

10/18/2018 05:03 PM

7 Best ETFs to Buy Now for Defensive Stocks
With seasonal volatility, rising interest rates, uncertainty over a tariff war with China and fast-approaching mid-term elections all on the minds of investors, the best ETFs to buy now are those that invest in defensive areas of the market. October ...

10/16/2018 04:45 PM

Defensive stocks help S&P, Dow eke out gains, offset tech pressure
Kitco News
(Reuters) - A drop in technology stocks on Monday kept pressure on Wall Street and led the Nasdaq lower, but the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out slim gains as defensive sectors rose, while traders also pointed to technical support.

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10/15/2018 08:46 PM