It's Worth Switching to Food Producers


Roger Arnold

 | Jul 17, 2014 | 4:00 PM EDT
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I've written several columns over the past few years on the grocery stores as defensive investments, especially The Kroger Co. (KR) and Safeway (SWY). The fundamental rationale for defining the grocery stores as defensive investments was outlined in a column I wrote concerning the relationship between the economy, capital markets, and the hierarchy of needs as described by Abraham Maslow in "A Theory of Human Motivation," published in 1943.  

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