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5 Crash-Proof Funds to Buy Now

Dividends are a no-brainer, but you can use other tactics, too

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ETFstock185The stock market is up about 19% so far in 2013, but we’ve seen a regular schedule of pullbacks every two months or so since January.

  • High of 1,531 on 2/20, low of 1,485 on 2/26: 3% pullback
  • High of 1,597 on 4/11, low of 1,536 on 4/18: 3.8% pullback
  • High of 1,654 on 6/18, low of 1,560 on 6/24: 5.7% pullback

The pullbacks have gotten more substantial each time, and with front-loaded returns to protect and macro pressures such as “tapering” at the Federal Reserve or a slowdown in China … well, the next correction we get might be a big one.

So where can investors hide out?

Here are five crash-proof investments to consider, with built-in diversification and a strategy that is tailor-made to mitigate risk:

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