Flight-to-quality


Flight-to-quality

A flight-to-quality is a stock market phenomenon occurring when investors sell what they perceive to be higher risk investments and purchase more safe investments instead, such as US Treasuries.

ee also

* Financial contagion
* Financial crisis
* Flight-to-liquidity
* Safe haven
* Stock market crash

External links

* [http://www.hec.unil.ch/abeber/research/flights.pdf Flight-to-Quality or Flight-to-Liquidity?]
* [http://www.thestreet.com/university/personalfinance/10388158.html A Primer on Flight to Quality]

References


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