“How to Invest During a Recession”

The Colony Group’s Brian Katz discusses how stocks are affected by changes in the business cycle with International Banker in the article "How to Invest During a Recession".

“Defensive stocks that are not as affected by changes in the business cycle also make sense in a recession. Companies that sell essential services and goods, such as food, electricity (and) shelter are generally non-cyclical and less exposed to economic cycles. The utilities sector is a particularly popular defensive play in this regard, given that people need water, power and energy regardless of whether the economy is booming or in the doldrums.” Read the coverage in International Banker here.