Here’s how to find the top copper mining stocks

Here’s how to find the top copper mining stocks

How to identify the top copper mining stocks—and how to best to fit them into your portfolio
Stocks of firms that produce oil and base metals, including copper, generally have higher dividend yields than, say, gold stocks. As well, they’re usually much cheaper than gold stocks… Read More

Top performing (but risky) ETFs in 2018

With broad-based losses across all of the major investment classes, the year 2018 will not be fondly remembered by many investors. However, some ETFs defied the odds and generated spectacular returns.
Here are three of the highest-returning ETFs of 2018.
DIREXION NATURAL GAS BEAR 3X ETF $33.17 (New… Read More

Rising production spurs their appeal

ALAMOS GOLD $4.63 (Toronto symbol AGI; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative) (604-681-2802; www.alamosgold.com; Shares outstanding: 266.3 million; Market cap: $1.8 billion; Dividend yield: 0.6%) owns the Mulatos and El Chanate mines in Mexico, and the Young-Davidson and Island mines in northern Ontario.
The company also has a number of development projects… Read More

Copper slows with China

GLOBAL X COPPER MINERS ETF $20.03 (New York symbol COPX; buy or sell through brokers; www.globalxfunds.com) aims to track the Solactive Global Copper Miners Index, which includes 30 global mining and exploration firms. The ETF started up in April 2010.
Canadian firms make up 31.9% of the fund’s… Read More

These six ETFs offer international exposure

We think foreign stocks can safely make up 10% of a conservative investor’s portfolio. One way is through the selection of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus.
The best of those ETFs continue to offer very low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of high-quality… Read More

Copper drops on China fears

GLOBAL X COPPER MINERS ETF $23.55 (New York symbol COPX; buy or sell through brokers; www.globalxfunds.com) aims to track the Solactive Global Copper Miners Index, which includes 30 global mining and exploration firms. The ETF started up in April 2010.
Canadian firms make up 31.9% of the fund’s… Read More

Six low-fee global ETFs: 4 buys, 2 holds

We think foreign stocks can safely make up 10% of a conservative investor’s portfolio. One way is through the selection of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus.
The best of those ETFs continue to offer very low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of high-quality… Read More