ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to hold

In 2011, gold shot up to a high of $1,950 U.S. an ounce, and silver reached a peak of $48.58.

Gold prices then fell steadily, dropping to $1,050 an ounce in December 2015 for the first time since early 2010. That month, silver also declined to… Read More

Dear Pat: I appreciate all the great advice over the years. Could you please give me your opinion on Mazor Robotics Ltd. MZOR on the Nasdaq? Thank you very much.

A: Mazor Robotics (ADR), $39.80, symbol MZOR on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 24.0 million; Market cap: $955.2 million; www.mazorrobotics.com), is an Israel-based company that develops and markets computerized and imaging-based systems used for spine and brain surgeries.
The company operates in the field of computer-assisted surgery that… Read More

Unilever cleans house with a major restructuring plan

Pat McKeough responds to many requests from members of his Inner Circle for advice on specific stocks, as well as questions on investment strategy and the economy. Every week, his comments and recommendations on the most intriguing questions of the past week go out to… Read More

Q: Hi Pat: What do you think about Deutsche Bank. When is the right time to buy? Also, I do not understand the rights issue it is offering. Are the rights separate shares? Thank you very much for your insights.

A: Deutsche Bank AG (ADR), $18.52, symbol DB on New York (ADRs outstanding: 2.1 billion; Market cap: $35.1 billion; www.db.com), is a German global banking and financial services company with its headquarters in Frankfurt.
Deutsche Bank has been among the worst performers in the European banking… Read More

These top ETFs offer gold and silver exposure

These top ETFs offer gold and silver exposure

These funds provide access to leading miners without the costs of directly holding gold and silver as investments. 
In 2011, gold shot up to a high of $1,950 U.S. an ounce, and silver reached a peak of $48.58.
Gold prices then fell steadily, dropping to $1,050 an… Read More

Lower costs set them up for new gains

These two alcoholic-beverage makers continue to cut costs and adapt to increasingly health-conscious consumers, who drink less. That improved efficiency enhances the long-term prospects for each, but we prefer Molson Coors for new buying.
DIAGEO PLC ADRs $117 (New York symbol DEO; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer… Read More