GE's growth strategy is to expand to smaller and faster-growing countries in the African region.
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.
Better-than-expected earnings from 3 more Dow components give stocks a boost.
The company has made significant investments in the region as a whole to insulate itself from the volatility of the individual markets.
You can't get more solid than these picks from a defensive fund manager.
Amgen is downgraded to 'perform,' and 3M is downgraded to 'hold.'
Strong growth in 2012 will be driven by its infrastructure businesses and a good backlog of orders.
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