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Looking to De-Risk? High Yield Can Help

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, Late-Cycle Investing, Volatility

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