COVID-19 challenged REIT ETFs

The speed of the March 2020 stock market decline, as well its rapid recovery to previous peaks, will rank high in the record books. For instance, the 34% drop for the S&P 500 took only 24 days while the recovery to its previous peak was… Read More

These ETFs aim to spur 2021 gains

COVID-19 pushed down the prices of most stocks and ETFs in early 2020. Some, like airlines, hotels, casinos and many restaurant stocks, are still down. Others have recovered to their old highs but may have trouble moving higher until the global economy returns to normal.
Meanwhile,… Read More

Parent and spinoff have a bright future

One of the big drivers of interest in spinoffs is that they create companies focused on a single business. Investors prefer these “pure-play” firms as they are easier to evaluate as potential takeover targets. Even without those kind of offers, we expect shares of Synnex… Read More

Buy them to tap precious-metal demand

Most precious-metal stocks dropped, along with stock markets, in March 2020. They then quickly reversed that trend to soar for investors. In fact, In August 2020, gold jumped to over $2,000 U.S. an ounce for the first time ever. Gold stocks also jumped.
The extra burst… Read More

Two top ETFs for your international buying

If you’re looking for an ETF with quality holdings and exceptionally low fees, then Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group offers you strong options. Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers over $6.2 trillion U.S. for investors spread across 420 mutual… Read More