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, including a silver ETF, we have two of them below.
Pat McKeough recently replied to a member of the Inner Circle looking for an ETF that offers protection from down markets. The BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF selects stock holdings based on their beta score. That’s a commonly used, but often misleading, measure of… Read More
CORTEVA INC., $62.36, is a buy. The company (symbol CTVA on New York) is a leading developer of new seeds and crop chemicals, including herbicides and insecticides, for the agriculture industry. Corteva separated from DowDuPont in June 2019.
China recently approved imports of eight genetically modified… Read More
BARRICK GOLD CORP., $26.30, is a buy. The company (symbol ABX on Toronto) is the second-largest gold miner in the world after Newmont (symbol NEM on New York, and a recommendation of our Wall Street Stock Forecaster newsletter).
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Stock beta ratings are of limited use, if any, in picking winning stocks.
Stock beta ratings are a commonly used measure of stock-market volatility. To calculate a stock beta, a market index like the S&P/TSX Composite Index is assigned a beta of 1.0. The historical volatility… Read More
This company has moved up lately—along with gold prices. Gold does generally move up along with inflation; however, while inflation remains high, interest rate hikes (such as the U.S. Fed’s recent rise) are aimed at controlling and bring down the inflation rate. That has held… Read More
Stay away from the most-risky investments on the market, including new stock issues, so you can increase your potential for profits
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A: B2Gold Corp., $4.33, symbol BTO on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 1.1 billion; Market cap: $4.4 billion; www.b2gold.com), owns three mines: the Otjikoto mine in Namibia; the Masbate mine in the Philippines; and the Feloka mine in Mali.
The company also has 50% interest in the Gramalote… Read More
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