Q: Pat, I notice that in Canadian Wealth Advisor you recommended the SPDR S&P 500 ETF. Why would this be better than the iShares XSP, which is hedged to the Canadian dollar. Are they not the same?

A: No one can consistently predict currency movements, but we still feel that most investors should remain invested in U.S. stocks. Note that even if the U.S. dollar should fall against the Canadian dollar, your U.S. stocks can still appreciate in value even while the… Read More

Roper Technologies Inc. sees 9.4% earnings growth

Roper Technologies Inc. sees 9.4% earnings growth

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his advice on a company that develops software and engineered products for asset tracking, medical and scientific imaging, industrial technology and energy-systems firms.

Pat likes the company’s growing revenue and income streams and notes the stock… Read More