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Hedge funds and money managers have been building up positions in health-care stocks as a safety play for an eventual slowdown
Health-care stocks have emerged as market leaders in the third quarter, helping push major U.S. indexes to new highs.
One reason: Money managers are embracing the sector as a safety play, particularly after big technology stocks stumbled in September.
The S&P 500’s health-care sector is the best performer of the index’s 11 groups in the...