Get exposed to the best growth companies in America and abroad

Get exposed to the best growth companies in America and abroad

Canadians are often blocked from buying U.S.-registered mutual funds unless those funds are also registered with provincial securities commissions.

However, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on U.S. stock exchanges are available and generally offer lower fees.

Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment management companies and offers… Read More

Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

The best Canadian funds are ETFs or specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index
Canadian funds, specifically, index funds, are among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades.

The best Canadian funds do show better long-run… Read More

REITs are bouncing back from COVID

Investors who owned marijuana or energy stocks in the first quarter of 2021 saw considerable gains for these investments. Other big winners in the first quarter were U.S. homebuilders, value stocks, financials, agricultural equities, and mid- and small-cap stocks.
Stocks had another good quarter. At the… Read More

Invest in clean energy with these three ETFs

Demand for renewable energy continues to grow, supported by government incentives and technological advances that lower costs. Still, the broad increase in power needs worldwide—along with relatively cheap oil and natural gas prices—should keep fossil fuels as the primary energy source for years to come.
There… Read More

ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to buy

ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to buy

Precious metal ETFs have largely centered 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

Commodities shine in February

February ended the same way as January—with U.S. and global equities under pressure as investors became increasingly concerned about the prospect of rising inflation spurring higher interest rates. However, most commodities had an excellent month while real estate also continued to recover.
The iShares MSCI Canada Equity… Read More