Different equity strategies may make sense at different times during the business cycle. Understanding the movements of the business cycle can help you have timely conversations with your clients on how they may want to position their equity allocations. Given the strong equity market returns since 2009, as we move into the late phase of the business cycle, it may be a good time to revisit current equity positions and explore more defensively positioned strategies.
Below are some areas of the market that Guggenheim believes may benefit in a late stage expansion:
Quality/Strong Balance Sheets
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