September 12, 2012 at 08:58 AM EDT
How to Build a Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETF Portfolio
The global economic slowdown has certainly changed the way investors now choose to allocate their assets. Many play a game of musical chairs, shifting exposure to sectors of the market that can provide them with more favorable returns. In periods of economic uncertainty, there are a number of “ safe haven ” asset classes that investors flock to when things get rocky. Most choose to limit their exposure to the risk-laden corners of the equities market, and instead focus on more stable industries, fixed income products, and even certain commodities. Although many commodities exhibit extreme volatility, precious metals, particularly gold and silver , have always been an investor safe haven favorite. For those who wish to establish a tactical tilt towards asset classes that generally perform well during times of economic uncertainty, we outline an all ETF portfolio that is designed to maintain relatively low volatility during times of chaos and panic on Wall Street [for more commodity news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: Precious Metals ETFs: Finding The Best Fit
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