How to pick the best Canadian index mutual funds

How to pick the best Canadian index mutual funds

Canadian index mutual funds were among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades. Still the popularity of ETFs may soon eclipse them
Canadian index mutual funds are specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index,… Read More

We don’t recommend this Goldman Sachs ETF

We don’t recommend this Goldman Sachs ETF

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his advice on a fund that bases its decisions on regular polling of the American public’s opinions of ESG business behaviour.

Pat likes the low MER but questions the value of its way of choosing investment… Read More

Q: I’d appreciate your comments on Canoe EIT. Its big dividend is attractive, but that often signals unidentified risk, I think. Thanks.

A: Canoe EIT Income Fund, $10.97, symbol EIT.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 123.3 million; Market cap: $1.4 billion; www.canoefinancial.com), changed its name from EnerVest Diversified Income Trust in November 2013. The stock symbol is unchanged.

Canoe EIT is a closed-end fund that invests in a portfolio… Read More

Q: Hello. I would like your take on DynaCERT. I read recently that Eric Sprott bought a stake in the company last year. Thanks.

A: DynaCERT, $0.63, symbol DYA on the Toronto, (formerly Dynamic Fuel Systems Inc.) (Shares outstanding: 359.9 million; Market cap: $226.7 million; www.dynacert.com), continues to develop, test, make and distribute a transportable hydrogen generator. The product is for aftermarket use and is focused on increasing the… Read More

Here a look at two new TD ETFs for Investors

This month we look at two actively managed ETFs launched earlier this year by TD Asset Management. TD’s share of the the Canadian ETF market remains small, but the bank has increased its new offerings this year.
TD ACTIVE GLOBAL EQUITY GROWTH ETF $15.67 (Toronto symbol TGGR) aims… Read More