Profit from an aging, and richer, population

The health-care industry continues to benefit from the aging populations of most developed markets. While the growing number of elderly continues to spur demand for health-care products and technology, the expanding middle class of developing nations also contributes. The best health-care companies should profit from… Read More

ETF Performance Highlights

The big ETF winner over the past month was the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (symbol HMMJ) with a 32.3% gain. This performance was driven by a jump in share prices for its top holdings, including Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis, Organigram and Aphria. The move by… Read More

Steer clear of these leaders & laggards

Here are some of the best- and worst-performing North American ETFs of the past year. But regardless of their return, we don’t recommend any of these funds.
The Leaders:
iPath Global Carbon ETN $21 (OTC symbol GRNTF; Market cap: $10.6 million) provides exposure to the global carbon-credits… Read More

Profit from an aging population

Declining fertility rates and rising life expectancies are responsible for a rapidly aging global population. In North America and Europe, the average senior retires relatively wealthy and plans to spend a significant portion of their money on staying healthy.

Here we look at two ETFs… Read More