Consumers still need toothpaste and other staples, but the sector is sporting its highest multiple in a decade.
Stick with ETFs that focus on non-cyclical segments that are less tied to the global economic slowdown.
Goldman Sachs reportedly thinks so, but investors should decide for themselves.
The fundamental, technical, contrarian and economic data suggest a mix of defensive assets for the second quarter, regardless of how high the S&P 500 climbs.
Gains in Treasury bond ETFs may be forecasting an eventual shift away from riskier stock assets.
With abundant economic red flags, it may be time to rotate out of higher-risk ETFs and eventually into some low-volatility choices.
Maybe the Fed can solve everything with easy money for home and auto purchases but rotating from sexier growth assets and into defensive equities makes more sense.
Here are some ETFs to help you pursue safer growth and income when the next market pullback comes.
When a selloff in U.S. and global stock indexes does arrive, investors may continue to place a premium on safe growth/income.
The evidence does not support going boldly into cyclical favorites including technology, energy or industrials right now.