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In the near future, I would like to invest in several mutual funds. I am looking for funds that have a better than average record during market downturns. Since I already have plenty cash in fixed income investments, I'm looking for funds that invest in mainly stocks as opposed to bonds. Any recommendations on defensive funds would be appreciated.
Take a look at what Vanguard's Consumer Staples (VDC) did during '08. It is the only sector fund in my portfolio. I admit to owning some although probably not enough to make a major difference in the event of a bear market.