Split Shift

How quickly everyone was to say that ConocoPhillips (COP) had to be hammered today. I saw the earnings and heard and read the chatter, and it was all negative. But when you are splitting up, you have a lot of immunity, and I think that's what's benefiting ConocoPhillips more than anything else.

Abbott Labs (ABT), Sara Lee (SLE) and Kraft (KFT) all have similar immunity. I have waited for each to drop and drop big to be able to either buy more for ActionAlertsPlus.com or suggest buying Sara Lee. I finally had to give up and just suggest Sara Lee outright, and on a hideous day like today, it is barely down. This, despite the Kellogg (K) factor, which makes it clear that Europe is even weaker than expected -- if that's possible....173 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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