Stocks That Give You Peace of Mind
These four high-quality stocks could be a good addition to a conservative investor's portfolio.
The last decade of returns has burned into investors' minds the fact that stocks are volatile. Huge swings from the end of the tech boom to the highs of the mortgage bubble to the depths of the financial crisis sent account balances alternatively zooming and crashing.
And even though volatility has calmed considerably in the last year, no one believes it is gone forever. During the next 10 years there is a strong possibility that we will see another recession and more sell-offs and recoveries.
Jeremy Glaser does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.