ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to hold

ETF Stocks: Precious metal ETFs to hold

Precious metal ETFs have largely centred 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, we have two of them below.

June 11, 2020|by Pat McKeough
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20 tips for successful investing in mining stocks

20 tips for successful investing in mining stocks

Profits from mining stocks are generally harder to come by in 2020, which makes following these 20 tips all the more important for investors
We still believe most investors can consider investing in mining stocks as part of a diversified portfolio.

Mining stocks are investments in companies… Read More

Hello, Pat. I just joined your Inner Circle today. I’m looking forward to receiving great information to help me achieve my financial goals. I’d like to ask about two speculative stocks. One, Dynacor Gold, is familiar to me, however moving forward do you think this is a good time to start buying? The second, Zenabis Global, grows cannabis. What are your thoughts? Should I start accumulating shares? Thanks.

A: Dynacor Gold Mines, $1.75, symbol DNG on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 38.8 million; Market cap: $69.0 million; www.dynacor.com), is a dividend-paying junior gold company headquartered in Montreal.

The company is engaged in production through the processing of ore purchased from the artisanal and small-scale mining industry… Read More

Q: Thank you, TSI, for all the great advice over the years. I’d like your opinion of Verisk (VRSK) on Nasdaq. Thank you.

A: Verisk Analytics, $136.39, symbol VRSK on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 163.1 million; Market cap: $21.2 billion; www.verisk.com), offers risk-assessment services for property/casualty insurers and other businesses. Its decision-analytics technology helps clients understand and manage risks through fraud detection and prevention. In addition to property/casualty insurers,… Read More

Q: Pat, with so many businesses and consumers increasingly vulnerable to hackers, what do you think about investing in the First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF? Thanks.

A: The First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF, $22.81, symbol CIBR on Nasdaq (Units outstanding: 46.3 million; Market cap: $1.1 billion; www.ftportfolios.com), gives you direct exposure to companies in the cybersecurity industry. Their products and services help protect the integrity of data in private and public… Read More

Q: Pat: Could I have your opinion on a stock: Intuitive Surgical. Thank you and I enjoy the Inner Circle.

A: Intuitive Surgical Inc., $517.36, symbol ISRG on Nasdaq (Shares outstanding: 116.0 million; Market cap: $59.2 billion; www.intuitive.com), develops, manufactures and markets the da Vinci Surgical System along with related accessories, training, and services. Intuitive Surgical is based in Sunnyvale, California.

Da Vinci is a computerized… Read More

Q: We are holding a position in Blue Ribbon Income Fund (RBN.UN). We are considering building on that position. May I have your thoughts, please?

A: Blue Ribbon Income Fund, $8.37, symbol RBN.UT on Toronto (Units outstanding: 12.8 million; Market cap: $107.1 million; www.bromptongroup.com), was formerly called the Citadel Diversified Investment Trust.

This fund holds a lot of former oil and gas trusts, pipeline or other utility trusts (most if not… Read More