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|Includes:ABT, DTE Energy Company (DTE), PBI, PNW, XOM

It's that time again for Portfolio Re-balance. If your running money for a living or just investing for yourself, Portfolio Re-balancing, has to become a part of your inner soul, in order to survive.

What happens to folks who have not done this game a while, they, as we all do, have our favorite MOJO stocks or areas of interest. These areas of interest at times will outperform the markets. The problem comes when the market shifts gears and moves away from the areas we love.

People have a hard time adapting to areas they don't care about, or find BORING. But what have I said many times: this game is about getting points-nothing else matters.

As we move into many dates coming up that are potential calculated highs, included TODAY THE 8TH as the 180 day window, it's important to get DEFENSIVE and DEMAND payment for your investment.

The ways we get defensive are to buy insurance, ie TVIX, and to buy into companies that PAY YOU a big % to hold their stock. We also must insist, that their stock doesn't move very much, ie-low BETA.

Here are 5 prospects for you to consider, that offer bullish charts in one form or another, have low BETA readings, and pay you well above the market % divy payout to hold their stocks.

1. DTE- DTE Energy Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an electric and natural gas utility company in Michigan. Stock has broken out of narrowing BBands and pays you almost 5% to hold their shares.

PBI-Pitney Bowes -Pitney Bowes Inc. provides mail processing equipment and integrated mail solutions worldwide.

PBI is one of my favorites. Has been channeling for years and pays you 8% to hold their stock. The historical average market return is 7%.

PNW-Pinnacle West Capital -Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides retail and wholesale electric services primarily in the State of Arizona. The company involves in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, gas and oil, and solar resources.

Great volume support under what looks to be consolidation. Pays almost 5% to hold their stock.

XOM-Exxon Mobil Corporation engages in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas, and manufacture of petroleum products, as well as transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products.

Inverted Head N Shoulders suggest more upside. Iran war in September 2012 driving crude to $400 wont hurt either.

ABT-Abbott Laboratories engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of health care products worldwide.

Two BULLISH KICKERS(see my report) on this chart. You know I LOVE A BULLISH KICKER. Very low volatility and pays you 4% to hold the shares.


There are times to play offense, there are times to play defense. With the market up 14% in a few short weeks for no reason at all other then EASY MONEY, its time to play defense.

I know these boring stocks go against the need to ring 777 casino style, ala NetFlix that last few weeks, but now is not the time for that type of gamble.

Tim Kathlina