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Buying These 2 Stocks Is a Good Way to Hedge Against a Market Crash

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Buying These 2 Stocks Is a Good Way to Hedge Against a Market Crash

There is one tried-and-true way of investing in hard times: Find companies that thrive in recessions, ones that people turn to when money is tight, such as Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST). Both are solid defensive choices for investors in a downturn. Dollar General chief operating officer Jeffrey Owen was promoted to be the company's CEO last month when Todd Vasos stepped down after seven years.