These picks are among the best stocks in each sector.
2021 has been a year marked by shifting investment themes. Investors have gone into special-purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, electric vehicle stocks, economic reopening plays, cryptocurrencies and more. That’s all well and good, but this move to chase the latest new thing sometimes loses sight of the bigger picture.
Ideally, an investor should build a diversified portfolio with exposure across a wide variety of industries and assets. While there will always be a hot trade, it’s important to hold a solid core portfolio that can withstand all sorts of economic conditions.
Analysts tend to divide up the market into 11 unique sectors. Here is a leading pick for each of these sectors that will make any portfolio more diversified and resistant to market shocks.