The Successful Investor Hotline – Friday, May 5, 2017

CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE, $108.67, Toronto symbol CM, is Canada’s fifth-largest bank, with total assets of $513.3 billion.
This week, CIBC raised its takeover offer for Chicago-based PrivateBancorp Inc. (Nasdaq symbol PVTB). PrivateBancorp mainly lends to small and mid-sized businesses. It also provides wealth-management services… Read More

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors. That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of… Read More

Increased competition for SP Plus Corp.

Increased competition for SP Plus Corp.

Pat McKeough recently replied to an Inner Circle member looking for an opinion on the parking facilities manager. The company’s strong brand helps protect its stable revenue, says Pat. But SP faces increased competition.
Q: Pat: Can you give me your opinion of SP Plus, listed… Read More