The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which advisor Charly Travers and analyst Jason Moser discuss topics across the investing world.
The tumultuous market of late should be a warning sign to investors who have neglected to maintain the defensive portion of their portfolio. Large-cap blue chip stocks should be the bedrock of all investors' portfolios. Charly and Jason give their buy, sell, or hold calls on Dow components Cisco Systems, Disney, Merck, and Procter and Gamble.
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Charly Travers has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Jason Moser has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Disney. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Disney and Procter & Gamble. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.