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5 Countercyclical REITs To Consider For Added Portfolio Protection

2016-08-07 free stock photosThe July jobs report may have come in better than expected, but with disappointing second quarter GDP figures at home and growing political unrest around the world, among many other issues, there is still much to give investors reason to worry. As such, the author of today’s article suggests that some extra portfolio protection may be in order, and recommends five “recession proof and high yielding” assets to consider. More specifically, he highlights five “countercyclical” real estate investment trusts with an average yield above 5%. For more on these five REITs – including a healthcare REIT positioned to weather an economic downturn and a self-storage REIT that could benefit from one – CLICK HERE.