U.S. Markets close in 1 hr 18 mins

Should investors favor cyclical or defensive stocks for the rest of the year? Analysts disagree

Ryan Vlastelica
Should investors favor cyclical or defensive stocks for the rest of the year? Analysts disagree

One of the curious attributes of the U.S. stock market in 2018 is that while there are growing concerns over the outlook for growth going forward, sectors traditionally seen as safe have struggled the most, while the ones more closely correlated to macroeconomic conditions have generally risen.