ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to hold

ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to hold

Precious metal ETFs have largely centred on gold stocks. While we continue to see the outlook for that precious metal as uncertain, for aggressive investors who want to hold precious metal ETFs, we have two of them below.

 In 2011, precious metal ETFS shot up along… Read More

Niche helps Diageo hedge its bets

DIAGEO PLC ADR $169 (New York symbol DEO; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; ADRs outstanding: 629.0 million; Market cap: $106.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 7.9; Dividend yield: 2.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.diageo.com) is a leading maker of premium alcoholic beverages. Its main brands include Guinness beer, Smirnoff… Read More

These automakers still have long-term appeal

The global automotive industry is dealing with several long-term trends. Those include slowing sales as millennials opt for ride-sharing services instead of buying new cars, and rising tariffs that make cars more expensive.
We feel established and profitable car companies, such as the three we analyze… Read More

These ETFs focus on top transport stocks

Despite their strategic importance, major components of the transport industry, particularly shipping, trucking, and airlines, remain cyclical. For some companies, this means considerable swings in their profitability. Still, the best stocks in this area—and the ETFs that hold them—adapt well to the ever-changing industry landscape… Read More