These Canadian ETFs track major indexes

These Canadian ETFs track major indexes

These ETFs focus on similar Canadian stocks but there is a difference between their fees.
These two Canadian ETFs hold mostly blue-chip stocks that are widely traded on Canadian exchanges. Each ETF mirrors, or tracks, the performance of a major stock market index. That’s different from… Read More

What are ETFs? A guide to investing in exchange traded funds

What are ETFs? A guide to investing in exchange traded funds

Continue reading to find out answers to these questions: What are ETFs? Are ETFs good investments? Should I make ETFs part of my diversified portfolio?
Have you ever wondered, “what are ETFs?” and how can they impact my investment returns?
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are set up… Read More

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Defensive stocks can protect your portfolio against economic or stock market downturns

Most defensive stocks are in the Consumer sector. They benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. These companies typically make… Read More

When to buy an ETF for maximum return

When to buy an ETF for maximum return

To determine when to buy an ETF, some investors use technical analysis and other tools. But you need to dig deeper.

Investors often wonder: what is a good entry point when purchasing a stock or an ETF?

The first question before asking when to buy… Read More

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend in 2016. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF respectively mirror subindexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend… Read More

Ins and outs of investing in silver mining stocks

Ins and outs of investing in silver mining stocks

Silver mining stocks and silver ETFs are a better way to invest in the precious metal than silver bullion.

Silver is sometimes known as “poor man’s gold,” because silver attracts a lot of interest as gold prices reach levels that seem too expensive for… Read More