These shares offer regular dividends, a key to steady income. And most are rated as low risk.
A jittery Europe, a slowing China, and a weak US recovery means rock-solid income is a great choice for investors looking to ride out the storm.
The stock deserves a higher price than the market seems willing to give.
The FDA adds warning about sexual side effects to Propecia, a drug used to treat baldness.
The Affordable Care Act implies a major reform in the public and private health insurance industry, which should increase demand for drugs and diagnostic equipment.
The company faces a revenue loss as one of its blockbuster drugs, Singulair, loses patent protection this year.
The already-healthy dividend from the energy company could get an increase with the acquisition of El Paso.
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