Ag Stock-Picking: Babson vs. Boston on the Best Plays
This article was written by Stockpickr member Ira Krakow.
During the current market slowdown, the classic "defensive" investment plays -- consumer-focused companies like Procter & Gamble (PG), and Coca-Cola (KO), -- have fallen along with the rest of the market. Meanwhile, stocks in the once sleepy agriculture industries, such as Monsanto (MON), Potash (POT), and Agrium (AGU), have been on the rise.
B.C. Diversifies With Cal-MaineWhile B.C.'s current investment club portfolio is heavily weighted in financial and technology companies like JP Morgan Chase (JPM) and Apple (AAPL), the group sees agriculture and broader commodity-based stocks as ways to significantly
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