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Recession Proof Stocks? These Have Outperformed in a Bear Market

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While it may be difficult to buy ANY stocks in a bear market, here's an article in BusinessWeek's online edition about stocks that have traded near their 52-week highs in this bear market.  The list includes "safe" investments in companies that may stand to do better in a recession, such as generic drug manufacturers and consumer staples companies.

NOTE: .iTown provides articles like this one for information purposes only, and does not endorse any stocks or provide recommendation on investments of any kind.  We also caution that certain articles on our site, or links to articles on other sites, can become dated, and may not provide current information as of the time they are read by you.

Current Articles

Support the Local Economy - Do Your Business with Canton Business!

We live, and some of us work, in the micro-economic zone of Canton. Supporting our local economy is good for everyone.

What color are you? Or..Where is your color?

Canton's Downtown Development Authority is supporting its long-running marketing campaign with color-coded banners appearing along Ford Rd.
Thermal Solar - The Ignored Superstar

Thermal Solar - The Ignored Superstar

Solar hot water and space heating - Inexpensive, efficient, low maintenance, low to zero carbon footprint, and Michigan friendly. Why the race for complicated expensive solar electric?
Whale(r) Watch!  Plymouth Whalers Make Appearance at Leo's Coney Island

Whale(r) Watch! Plymouth Whalers Make Appearance at Leo's Coney Island

It wasn't quite the whole team, but to the Whalers fans and customers at Leo's Coney Island, it sure seemed like it. Check out our photo gallery of the fun!
Are You Getting Down(town)?

Are You Getting Down(town)?

How often do you get to Downtown Plymouth? Some of our site-users in Plymouth told us about their visit frequency.

Canton vs. Plymouth Shopping - Which do You Prefer?

This is a poll taken by our Plymouth site-users, so it is natural the results would skew toward their own community. But it also demonstrates an appreciation of what each community has to offer.
NEW BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT - Mill Street Gourmet Pastries

NEW BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT - Mill Street Gourmet Pastries

.iTown visited with Jennifer Wyse, the owner of Mill Street Gourmet Pastries, at her recently opened shop in the Old Village neighborhood of Plymouth
InBev-Anheuser Busch to cut 1400 jobs.  What else is new?

InBev-Anheuser Busch to cut 1400 jobs. What else is new?

As a follow-up to our recent blog entry on the InBev acquisition of brewer Anheuser-Busch, we provide this update.
Grand Opening Bash! .iTownOnline Celebrates With Chamber Members

Grand Opening Bash! .iTownOnline Celebrates With Chamber Members

.iTownOnline.com celebrates its official Grand Opening with a Plymouth and Canton Chamber member showing of "Quantum of Solace" at the Emagine Theater in Canton.
TOP 10 REASONS to Get a FREE LISTING on .iTownOnline.com!

TOP 10 REASONS to Get a FREE LISTING on .iTownOnline.com!

Do you really need 10 reasons to improve your business? 3 or 4 would probably do, but after reading these, you'll have NO REASON not to!!
COOL BIZ: Hottii Sunglasses - A Product with a Cause

COOL BIZ: Hottii Sunglasses - A Product with a Cause

Many businesses are finding it is good business to give back to the community, a concept we at .iTown embrace. Hottii Sunglasses makes it fashionable to contribute to a great cause.

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Community Poll:
Which statement BEST describes your current approach to saving money on groceries?
Clipping and using coupons
More store brands and generics
Only buying from my shopping list
Shoppimg at multiple stores to get the best deals
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