Defensive Investment Strategy

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Defensive Investment Strategy

An investment strategy in which a money manager seeks to protect the client's investment. A defensive investor seeks low risk, low return securities such as bonds, certificates of deposit, and some blue chip stocks.
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According to Ferrara, defensive investment strategies will remain critical to weathering an extended period of economic uncertainty.
We're also offering more products with downside protection, such as variable annuities with guaranteed-income benefits and more defensive investment strategies.
8220;Despite this recovery, we expect investors to pursue defensive investment strategies in lieu of ongoing uncertainty surrounding debt, unemployment and market volatility.
com)-- Economic fundamentals continued their downward trend in August, pointing to a need for principal preservation and defensive investment strategies according to Farmers and Merchants Trust Company's (FMTC) August Economic Commentary.