Q: Pat, I was wondering what TSI thinks of Lockheed Martin. As well, I read an interesting article on its development work on a compact fusion reactor design. With the current environmental concerns, the development of a small factory-built, zero-emission power source would have huge potential.

A: Lockheed Martin Corp., $383.79, symbol LMT on New York (Shares outstanding: 282.4 million; Market cap: $108.1 billion; www.lockheedmartin.com), is the world’s largest defense contractor. The company operates 375 facilities, employs 105,000 people, and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

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How to Start Investing in Stocks: 7 Key Tips For Beginning Investors

Diversification, investment quality, and a focus on dividends are key when you’re learning how to start investing in stocks
We continue to think investors will profit most—and with the least risk—by buying shares of well-established companies with strong business prospects and strong positions in healthy industries.

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