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Looking to De-Risk? High Yield Can Help

by Gershon Distenfeld, Will Smith
The S&P 500 Index hit an all-time high on April 23, thanks to improving investor optimism. But for some equity investors, market highs signal a good time to reduce downside risk. Shifting a modest allocation into US high yield is an efficient way of doing just that—significantly lowering overall risk while only modestly curbing potential returns.

Asset Allocation, Fixed Income, Later in the Cycle, Volatility

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