Energy services poised for a big rebound

The performance of energy services companies is highly dependent on the willingness of their oil and gas production customers to spend money on exploration and new infrastructure. Note, energy producers spend more readily when they generate strong profits and cash flow.
Meantime, the higher oil and… Read More

Q: Pat, I recently heard about Hamilton Enhanced Canadian Bank ETF (HCAL-TSX). Do you think this is a good way to invest in all the banks rather than try to find the best one(s) to buy individually?

A: Hamilton Enhanced Canadian Bank ETF, $28.52, symbol HCAL on Toronto, (Units outstanding: 13.5 million; Market cap: $385.0 million; www.hamiltonetfs.com), aims to track the Solactive Canadian Bank Mean Reversion Index.

This index invests in the biggest six Canadian banks—TD, Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank, CIBC, Bank… Read More