Rock-Solid Stocks for a Tempestuous Time

 Near-term market volatility is likely to increase as the end of 2012 looms, along with the "fiscal cliff" -- the assortment of tax increases and budget cuts scheduled to take place in early 2013. Ultimately, we expect Congress will act to soften the impact of these events, but the terms and timing of this resolution are unknown at present. If resolution is delayed, it is likely to inflict damage upon the economy. Certainly, a delay will mean more cyclical swings are in store for businesses.

One way to navigate these surging seas is to own stable companies with low-volatility stocks. Two companies of this nature that we like are Coca-Cola and Kimberly-Clark. Both stocks should provide reasonable upside over time, and, importantly, lower volatility for your portfolio and attractive current income while you wait out the storm....487 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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