Q: Pat, what do you think of me holding the BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF to lower the overall volatility of my portfolio? Thanks.

A: The BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF, $33.51, symbol ZLB on Toronto (Units outstanding: 72.8 million; Market cap: $2.4 billion;
www.etfs.bmo.com), provides exposure to a low beta-weighted portfolio of Canadian stocks. The aim is to reduce your exposure to market volatility.
The ETF selects 40 or… Read More

The top gold and silver stocks are stored in two ETFs

The top gold and silver stocks are stored in two ETFs

Precious-metal stocks dropped, along with stock markets, in March 2020 as the pandemic forced a global shutdown. They then quickly reversed themselves to soar for investors.

For many investors, gold and silver represent “safe harbours” in turbulent times and it’s why we expect further price jumps… Read More

Is it Too Late to Invest in Canadian Marijuana Stocks?

Is it Too Late to Invest in Canadian Marijuana Stocks?

Canadian marijuana stocks need significant revenue growth to justify their huge market caps
Share prices for many Canadian marijuana stocks have soared, but many have also seen sharp declines. The speculative appeal of marijuana stocks continues to attract investors looking for a “ground-floor opportunity.” However, the… Read More

20 tips for successful investing in mining stocks

20 tips for successful investing in mining stocks

Profits from mining stocks can be hard to come, especially in 2020 when some commodities have seen impressive gains while others remain depressed. But these 20 tips aid to guide you to top miners
Mining stocks can generally be broken up into two categories, majors and… Read More