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Five names to consider from my 'stocks for the defensive investor' screen.
Graham screening reveals 2 names from past vintages and reason to be skeptical of retailers.
The late value-investing guru would give these firms a thumbs up.
These Walter Schloss-inspired picks should reward the patent and disciplined.
These should provide a solid start on building a decent portfolio.
Yielding 5.64%, it is also a good fit for an income portfolio.
These names are safe, profitable -- and priced at a bargain for long-term investors.
Stocks still aren't cheap, but there are some intriguing potential plays.
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