With the markets trading near historic levels at the start of 2017, investors are looking for the best investments when the market is high.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was just 13 points shy of 20,000 last week and climbed more than 13% overall in 2016. These gains have been largely fueled by the "Trump effect," a positive economic outlook, and the December rate hike decision by the Fed.
In these market conditions,Money Atlantic likes to invest in what Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald calls "unstoppable trends." Unstoppable trends are industries that are hugely profitable and will continue to grow regardless of market conditions. Trending industries include medical, defense, and some technology sectors.
Companies in these industries are typically diversified, innovative, and financially strong. These types of companies will continue to do well long term, even if the market pulls back.
Here are our top 5 picks of the best investments for this historically high market…