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3 Battered ETFs. 1 Fund Worth Saving.

Three big-name defensive sectors have been lagging the market in a big way for months, but one is worth picking up off the ground right now. More 

The Massive Repercussions of Rising Treasury Yields

The sharp rise in Treasury yields has led to massive disruptions in the stock market, blurring the lines between rate sensitivity and more sustainable, fundamental trends. More 

First-Half Sector Winners Offer a Hint of What’s to Come

Financials, healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks are sheltered from both China's economic weakness and rising bond yields, which bodes well for their second-half outlook. More 

The High Risk of ‘Safe Havens’

"Safe havens" such as bonds, gold and defensive stocks are lagging higher-risk investments in this selloff. What does this say about the market outlook? More 

Large-Cap Tech Stocks: The New Defensives?

Large-cap technology stocks such as Apple and Intel have been a shelter from the recent market downturn. Is this a blip or the beginning of a lasting shift? More 

Defensive Sectors Are Showing Signs of Weakness

Traditional defensive stocks like healthcare, utilities, and consumer goods are starting to show signs of weakness, and caution is advised at this point More 

What the Spike in Bond Yields Means for the Stock Market

U.S. Treasury yields have spiked, leading to some important shifts in the market. What can investors expect from stocks if bonds have entered a bear market? More