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4 Ways to Protect Your Portfolio From Further Downside

by | Jun 7, 2022 | Stocks

How can I protect my stock portfolio from volatility right now?” 

Even though volatility in most major indexes is finally starting to cool off, it still remains rather high… 

So it shouldn’t be any surprise the main question I’ve been getting in my inbox of late is the exact one above. I mean, there’s nothing wrong with traders wanting to fit their portfolios where volatility is more grounded. 

But how is it done?! 

There is no one correct way to protect your portfolio from volatility. So for the sake of this video and the fact that everyone has different needs, I thought I’d give away not one… not two… not three… but four strategies you could use. 

How Can I Protect My Stock Portfolio From Recent Volatility? 

Before I hop into the meat and potatoes of these strategies, I’d like to remind you that I’m hosting an educational class at 9 a.m. EDT on Saturday, June 11, to show everyone the critical moves they can make to help protect themselves from further downside. 

I’ll be live in the trade room for five hours (including a one-hour break) because you guys need me now more than ever, even if you don’t realize it yet. So be sure to follow this link to sign up for the class! 

Back to the tutorial… 

The first thing I say when asked “how can I protect my stock portfolio” is to start with the leading sectors. 

Even though the market is bearish, there are still 11 major sectors in the S&P 500, which means one of them is leading the pack at all times. 

If you look at the Energy sector, you’ll notice it’s been going straight up for months on end now. 

That means investors could have bought a couple of energy stocks or simply put their money into the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca: XLE), an ETF that tracks the sector. 

You could have even followed Berkshire Hathaway, a holding company run by one of the world’s greatest investors, Warren Buffett, when it recently increased its stake in Occidental Petroleum and Chevron.

Check out my short video above to learn the three other things I tell people when asked the question “how can I protect my stock portfolio?”

Don’t forget to like and subscribe to our YouTube channel if you haven’t already so you can be notified as soon as we post our next video, and see what other trade opportunities we’re paying close attention to! 

P.S. With gas prices at record highs and no signs of dropping while renowned strategists warn of a coming recession… 

It’s become clear that Washington has failed to financially protect the American public from what was and is still to come.

That’s why I’m reaching out to you directly with an educational advantage… 

Let me be clear: I’m not promoting a specific strategy or key indicator to help win big gains… 

I’m simply warning my students of the possible dangers ahead, and hosting a private workshop at 9 a.m. EDT on Saturday, June 11, where you can learn to take control of your financial education.

It’s not too late!

WRITTEN BY<br>Roger Scott

Roger Scott

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