It’s easy for investors to identify reasons to be fearful. Stock market valuations are frothy. Interest rates are likely to rise. The delta variant is causing COVID-19 cases to increase. We could add plenty of other items to the list.
There’s an old saying that “stocks climb a wall of worry.” In other words, stocks can continue to perform quite well even during periods when investors are anxious and uncertain. Knowing this often happens doesn’t make it easier to invest, though.
However, there are some stocks that should be less scary even for jittery investors. Here are three dividend stocks to buy if you’re worried about the stock market.