BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Companies that pay among the highest dividends and post the fastest earnings growth are the best place to hunker down.Before selling equities and going to cash or Treasury bonds, consider staying in the market but remaining risk-averse with relatively safe dividend stocks. Still, that might be easier said than done, given the S&P 500's 5.6% decline in the past five trading days.
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