Sizing Up the Health-Care Haven
Our top picks from a downturn-resilient sector.
The U.S. economy seems to find itself in a gloomier place day by day. After all, even Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke does not rule out the possibility of a recession, and a growing number of investors are frantically searching for a safe haven within the stock market--a sector that would allow them to weather the upcoming storm without having to resort to stuffing their hard-earned dollars under the mattress.
We've decided to aid investors in their quest by examining the long-held belief that health care provides that safe haven. Not surprisingly, the data we dug up reaffirmed that notion.
Alex Morozov does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.
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