Investing by theme: Mighty mega caps
When the economy slumps, many investors look for huge companies with proven track records and a financial base that may help them weather recessions and downturns. The funds shown below invest in "Mega Cap" companies with market capitalizations of at least $200 billion, including firms such as Apple, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, and more.
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Look to diversify your portfolio during downturns by investing in companies that may have the ability to weather tough economic times.
Hedging with gold
Diversify into a precious metal that many investors consider a potential safe haven when the economy slumps.
Health care innovators
Put your money behind health care and biotechnology companies that are pursuing medical breakthroughs.
Invest in leading technology innovators that are looking to change the way the world works.