ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to buy

ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to buy

Precious metal ETFs have largely centred on gold stocks. We continue to see the outlook for that precious metal as positive, and for aggressive investors who want to hold precious metal ETFs, including a silver ETF, we have two of them below.

Most precious-metal stocks dropped,… Read More

Diageo expands whisky production

DIAGEO PLC ADR $198 is a hold. The company (New York symbol DEO; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; ADRs outstanding: 577.6 million; Market cap: $114.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 5.7; Dividend yield: 2.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.diageo.com) plans to build a new distillery in St. Clair, Ontario, that… Read More

Energy services can lift your returns

Oil and gas prices are up strongly as the U.S. and other economies continue to recover. That has now prompted oil and gas producers to boost exploration to meet rising demand. In fact, demand should remain elevated for several years to come as the world… Read More

Q: Pat, I notice that you recommend some ADRs in Wall Street Stock Forecaster (like Toyota and Honda). What exactly are the fees charged to investors by U.S.-listed ADRs? Thanks.

A: An American Depositary Receipt, or ADR, is a proxy for a foreign stock that trades in the U.S. and represents a specified number of shares in the foreign corporation. ADRs also qualify as ‘investment products’, like the shares of ‘split corps’ (see above).

ADRs are… Read More

Lower your Resources risk with these two

Commodity prices continue to improve with the global economy. Still, we continue to recommend investors cap their Resources holdings at 15% of their total portfolio or less. As always, we also prefer high-quality producers like these two.
ALCOA CORP. $61 is a buy. The company (New York symbol… Read More