Many investors are worried. In this video, I’ll break down the five best stocks to buy in a recession in 2022 based on history, states Lucas Downey of

Markets and stocks are weak all around. But believe it or not, there are companies that thrive during rough times. Many of them have paid dividends for decades. Stability is one thing that investors crave during rough market environments.

Are we headed into a recession?

Only time will tell. But the following five companies have thrived in the past six recessions going back to 1980.

Disclosure: Luke holds long positions in WMT in personal accounts at the time of filming. Remember this is not personal investment advice of any kind. This video is for entertainment purposes only. Our focus is to help investors make sense of markets with data.

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