Keyword: High Quality Stocks

When investing in stocks during recessionary periods, the relatively safest places to invest are in high-quality companies with long business histories, as these should be companies that can handle prolonged periods of weakness in the market. For example, companies with strong balance sheets, including those with little debt and strong cash flows, tend to do much better than companies with significant operating leverage (or debt) and poor cash flows. A company with a strong balance sheet/cash flow is better able to handle an economic downturn and should still be able to fund its operations as it moves through the weak economic times.

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5 higher risk stocks for 2017

In 2017, you should focus on high-quality stocks. After all, markets remain volatile. But if you can accept more risk, consider buying stocks we rate ‘Higher Risk’ and ‘Speculative.’ Their   Read More