This thread is inspired by WayneL's bottom drawers! Wayne mentioned PHY as a bottom drawer stock.
Made me think of other 'safe' or defensive (in my view) stocks that are trending steadily but surely- and some with dividends too.
Here are the one I like: DCA Group, Pacific Hydro (once it rejoins the trend from current highs), ABC Learning (again maybe a moderate fall to be more comfortable), GRD, Hardman Resources, Cellnet Group, Broadcast Services Australia. Only problem is it's easy to find uptrending stocks in a bull market so I'll have to be careful about which ones to go with in the LOOONG term.
Might do some charts of em later. It's a shame I'm too greedy to actually put money on em, I thought I could make zillions more on junior resources stocks but have been unsuccessful. Might have to start a long term defensive portfolio of a few stocks to reduce risk.