10 stocks to own when the market drops

These companies -- including IBM, Allstate and Apple -- are well-positioned to weather a downturn.

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Feb 25, 2014 10:50PM
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These are great recommendations.  The majority are banks and insurance - financial stocks - and we all know how well those held up in the last crash.
Feb 26, 2014 1:07AM
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This list is astoundingly counterintuitive for a market correction. This looks more like a fund mangers market manipulation of the period prior to the correction and then the big "oops" were sorry didn't you know that stocks don't come with a guarantee.
Feb 26, 2014 8:39AM
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Wrong - Stocks to own(buy), AFTER the market drops.
Feb 25, 2014 11:28PM
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No banks, insurance or consumer toys!  Howe about selling everything and holding cash?
Feb 26, 2014 2:34PM
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Why all the talk of a crash, doom & gloom, according to the Obamamites we're on the road to prosperity, where utopia is almost at hand, thanks to their king, all hail the king.
Feb 26, 2014 12:41PM
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Bummer... and I planned to use my Bitcoins to buy Tesla (TSLA) stock!  ;) 
Feb 26, 2014 1:05PM
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You definitely want Cisco because they have demonstrated the ability to underperform in every scenario. :)
Feb 26, 2014 7:52AM
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"Dealers suspect the People's Bank of China has engineered the recent decline in its currency to inject more two-way volatility into the market and wrong-foot speculators who had amassed huge positions wagering on its continued rise.

The more relaxed mood saw a largely quiet start for European markets. The main share bourses in London, Frankfurt and Paris opened down 0.4, 0.2 and 0.3 percent respectively, weighed down by falls in major Swiss banks Credit Suisse and UBS."


M.A.N.I.P.U.L.A.T.I.O.N. No stock survives because all get indicted for it.

Feb 26, 2014 12:44PM
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It doesn"t matter what the stock market does.

The CEO"S and the board of directors will make their millions.

We, as the supporters(the share holders) will get shafted in the long run.

If we only had the inside story like they do.

We would khow when to sell or buy.

It"s called corruption.

And who gets paid first       The stock broker.

Good luck . And I hope that I"m doing the right thing too as I play these markets.

Feb 26, 2014 1:34PM
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The more things that you own............the more things will own you.
Feb 26, 2014 11:51AM
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you can not make  comments on the housing  issue  could it  be that the last article msn wrote on housing 3 days  ago  was just the opposite   what they say today   VL  says it all  manipulation
Feb 26, 2014 3:31PM
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It's funny there are banks listed as they were pretty much made stable by our actions. First when the value of CDO's dropped to 20c on the dollar in 2008 we spent 1.7 trillion the last 4 months of 2008 paying banks 80c on the dollar or four times their street value buying their worst mortgages. Then we bailed out AIG with some 200 billion allowing them to honor their mortgage insurance policies including 10's of billions going to foreign banks like RBC. On top of all that we allowed banks to borrow unlimited money nearly free of interest and they did borrowing some 7+ trillion and using it to buy treasuries paying 3.7% interest. In other words we paid them to borrow our own money and they repaid TARP with our money. Do a search, real bail out 7.7 trillion.
Feb 26, 2014 4:08PM
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If you think it's gonna crash go short. If you haven't made money in the last 5 years you are an idiot
Feb 26, 2014 11:45AM
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Anybody else finf it ALARMING that stocks are UP on 5-year high in home sales but just yesterday- data shows stagnation and the week before- lowest number of new mortgage applications. Time to seize Wall Street and end this spin. Create economy, not terrorism. 
Feb 26, 2014 11:44AM
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Raising Minimum Wage? Heck yea! I have spent the last 20 years working down at the local dump and all they pay me is enough for my Skoal beer and ammo. How is a man suppose survive off this pitiful amount of money that they give you for all you hard work. I make most of my money by diggin out other peoples old beer cans and spitters and taking them down that local recylin place, and it aint like the old woman is getting off her lazy rear and getting a job. Its all she can do to walk away from Dr. Phil long enough to get me a cold beer and a sandwich. Im a hopin they take the minimum wage up to $20 that way I can be making myself a whole lot of money.
Feb 26, 2014 5:51PM
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Like we warned this morning, do not get too excited because we are climbing 50-60 points on the Dow; when manipulators are in control it makes no sense at all, at the end it was just another sucker's rally...At about 1400 hrs scumbags started doing their thing and a little rally at the end stopped us from being on the red across the board....Folks, doesn't matter how high we are, when these cheaters take over there is only one way to go and that is down....Beware tomorrow.
Feb 26, 2014 5:19PM
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Wait until after the 4th, there's supposed to be some sort of "adjustment" in money. Not sure what it is but it's going to be bad...when is anything good these days?
Feb 26, 2014 8:30AM
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What do we do with these stocks, sell short?
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Anyone notice the pattern of how the stock market is fluctuating? Seems to mirror the late 20's . hmmmm, and they want you to invest more of your hard earned money into their Ponzi scheme. Go ahead but forget your bailout, again, Wall St and the bankers must be first in line leaving nothing for you. Instead I suggest investing in ammo and food supplies and get ready for when **** hits the fan. Look at me, would I lie?
Feb 26, 2014 7:53PM
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What does it mean "when the market drops"  shouldn't it say "if the market drops"  does somebody know something that they are not sharing with us
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