Stocks to Beat an Economic Downturnhttp://www.fool.com/investing/value/2011/07/29/stocks-to-beat-an-economic-downturn.aspx Katie Spence
July 29, 2011
There's a lot of fear swirling about as investors wonder what the future holds not only for the U.S.'s economy, but for the world economy as well. With talks of Greece defaulting and causing financial troubles for Europe, and talks of a possible U.S. default, it's not surprising that investors may be wondering which, if any, stocks are safe. Although no stock can be guaranteed as "safe," there are a few that are more likely to weather this storm unscathed than others.
Safety deposit box stocks
As I see it, big, well-known blue chips represent relatively safe investment prospects for the future, even if the economy turns downward again. And my personal favorite among blue chips is Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO ) .