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 them… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, June 7, 2019

ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP., $16.28, Toronto symbol AQN, operates through two main businesses: the Liberty Power Group produces and sells electricity from 39 clean energy facilities across North America; and the Liberty Utilities Group provides regulated electricity, natural gas, water distribution and wastewater collection… Read More

These ETFs help cut your commodity risk

Commodities can help diversify portfolios, but are cyclical and come with high levels of price volatility.
However, well-diversified ETFs that offer exposure to commodity producers can help investors overcome the problems associated with direct investments in physical commodities or funds that track a single commodity.
Below, we… Read More

Integrated oil giant moves ahead with LNG

Crude prices will likely remain volatile for all of 2019. The best way to cut your oil price risk is with integrated producers because refineries achieve higher profit margins when they pay less for the crude oil they use as raw material.

This particular integrated producer… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, March 15, 2019

GREAT-WEST LIFECO INC., $31.41, Toronto symbol GWO, is Canada’s second-largest insurance company, after Manulife Financial (Toronto symbol MFC). It also offers mutual funds and wealth management services.

Starting with the March 2019 payment, the company raised its quarterly dividend by 6.2%, to $0.413 a share from… Read More