Conservative Portfolio

China/Asia Pacific Sales Grow 41% at Starbucks

Starbuck’s (SBUX) is thriving in China, as sales jumped 41% last qtr. But don’t get your hopes up too much with SBUX stock, it’s not as fast a grower as it used to be.

Becton, Dickenson is a Safe Growth Stock

If you want to own stocks – yet keep your money safe – Becton Dickenson (BDX) might be for you. BDX has grown 13% a year the past decade, and upped the dividend 46 years.

Visa is a Safe Stock in a Bear Market

Visa (V) could prove to be a safe haven for investors looking for a safe stock that has the ability to grow greater than 15% per year.

Altria Moving from Menthol to Marijuana

Altria (MO) stock fell after news the FDA might ban Menthol cigarettes. In other news, MO is looking to get into the marijuana business.