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Healthy Choices from Stack
10/09/2002 12:00 am EST
Given his cautious stance on the market, Jim Stack, editor of InvesTech Market Analyst, has kept his model portfolio highly defensive, holding a 71% position in cash or short-term Treasuries. But in preparation for the next market upmove, the advisor maintains a list of "stocks under consideration" made up of those issues he believes offer "the best trade-off between risk and potential returns relative to the current uncertain economy." He currently favors issues with low valuations, some dividend yield, and a low debt level. Here are his top picks in the healthcare sector.
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