Shelter From the September Storm

Call me old-fashioned, but in this age of fast food, millisecond Internet speeds and FedEx (FDX) used as a verb, I relax and exhale when I see story headlines like this one: "Carlisle Companies (CSL) Announces 37th Consecutive Year of Dividend Increases."

Carlisle is an industrial conglomerate and diversified manufacturing outfit that deals in construction materials and transportation products, among other things. The company, which serves a wide swath of industries, was founded in 1917 and is based in Charlotte, N.C....357 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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