Capital Group – Focus on dividend investing

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Defensive investing has paid dividends in down markets - Why is portfolio manager Joyce Gordon acting defensive? Late-cycle volatility has led her to favor companies with a steady track record in a couple of key areas.

You know the FAANGs, now meet the DANGs - Move over, high-flying tech stocks: Your blue chip counterparts deserve part of the spotlight. Exposure to these companies could mean a smoother ride for volatility-averse, long-term investors.

Think different: How equity diversity can reduce portfolio risk - Especially for investors nearing retirement, diversifying with defensive, income-oriented stocks can lead to better outcomes than simply adjusting the equity/bond mix.

Where in the world are the dividends? Try going global -Would it surprise you to learn that more companies with yields topping 3% are based outside the U.S. than in? Hear from portfolio manager Jim Lovelace, principal investment officer of Capital Income Builder®.

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