NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- After markets collapsed in 2008, plenty of investors dumped stock funds and shifted to bonds and cash. That proved to be a mistake as stocks soared. Now many investors are beginning to shift back to stocks.If you would like to take a cautious step back into the markets, consider equity-income funds. Focusing on dividend-paying stocks, the funds have low volatility and excel in bear markets. According to Morningstar, equity-income funds outpaced the S&P 500 by wide margins during the downturn that began in 2000 and in the collapse of 2008.
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