Planting Portfolio Hedges Around The Housing Recovery

ImageThe stock market continues to enthusiastically embrace hopes for a sustained housing market recovery.  Over the past two years, homebuilder stocks have more than doubled in rebounding all the way back to pre-crisis levels last seen in early 2007.  This optimism has also provided a vital source of encouragement for the broader market, as the health of housing is critical in supporting overall economic growth.  But while the sector has certainly seen some meaningful improvement in recent years, serious questions remain surrounding the sustainability of the housing recovery.  Thus, it is reasonable to explore ways that investors can continue positioning for a housing recovery while also hedging against the potential downside if such a sustained renewal fails to materialize in the end.

Please click on the link to read more of my article on Seeking Alpha.

This post is for information purposes only. There are risks involved with investing including loss of principal. Gerring Wealth Management (GWM) makes no explicit or implicit guarantee with respect to performance or the outcome of any investment or projections made by GWM. There is no guarantee that the goals of the strategies discussed by GWM will be met.

Published by Eric Parnell

Registered Investment Advisor

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