Outlook is bright for Vietnam

MARKET VECTORS VIETNAM ETF $15.09 (New York symbol VNM; buy or sell through brokers) holds Vietnamese companies and foreign firms that get a significant amount of their revenue from the country.

The ETF’s top holdings are Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam, 8.9%; Vingroup (conglomerate),… Read More

Six top ETFs for global exposure

We think conservative investors can hold up to 10% of their portfolios in foreign stocks. One way to do that is to buy carefully chosen exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that have an overseas focus.

The best ETFs continue to offer very low management fees and well-diversified,… Read More

How to select the best bond funds

How to select the best bond funds

The best bond funds hold short-term bonds and have low fees

Bond funds are ETFs or mutual funds that invest most of their assets in government or corporate bonds.

If you need steady income and want to hold the best bond funds, we advise you… Read More

Six North American ETFs—5 buys, 1 sell

These six ETFs hold mostly blue chip, widely traded stocks on Canadian and U.S. exchanges. All of them mirror, or track, the performance of major stock market indexes. That’s opposed to narrower indexes focused on, say, resources or themes such as solar power or biotech… Read More