NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Despite hints of U.S. economic stability and the willingness of politicians to bail out the European Union, I'm not convinced global markets will remain calm for long. Add to this the likelihood of near-zero interest rates for at least the next few years, and it makes sense to own stocks with big dividends. In health care, that means large cap pharmaceuticals.I've been a fan of Pfizer ever since the 2009 acquisition of Wyeth (I discussed my view most recently in May.) Although I still think Pfizer should be a core holding, here's another to consider: Merck.
In These Turbulent Times, Reach for Merck
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