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5 ETFs to Buy for 2013

Recession-proof ETFs will be the way to go

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PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ETF

I believe the country is headed for recession in 2013. However, there are certain products Americans are always going to buy because they must buy them to meet minimum living requirements.

Consequently, you’ll want to own a consumer staples ETF.

There are numerous consumer staples funds, but the one I think is probably balanced the best is PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ETF (NYSE:PBJ), which holds 30 stocks weighted in a small range, from 5.08% (Kraft Foods, NASDAQ:KRFT) to 2.59% (Dean Foods, NYSE:DF). Other top 10 holdings include Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) and Hershey (NYSE:HSY).

Expenses: 0.63%
Yield: 1.18%

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