Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

These two blue chip ETFs hold mostly large-capitalization, widely traded stocks on the Canadian exchange. Both mirror, or track, the performance of major stock market indexes as opposed to narrower ones focused on resources or themes, such as solar power or biotech.

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IGM expands in ETFs

POWER CORP. $27.98 (Toronto symbol POW; Shares o/s: 414.4 million; Market cap: $11.9 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 5.8%; www.powercorporation.com) owns 65.6% of Power Financial. In turn, Power Financial’s holdings include 61.5% of IGM Financial, a leading mutual-fund provider.
IGM has two main businesses: Mackenzie… Read More

Q: Dear TSI team, could you share your opinion on WELL Health Technologies Corporation? My quick guess is that you will find it at best (highly) risky, but I’d still like to hear your valuable thoughts. Thank you!

A: WELL Health Technologies Corp., $1.68, symbol WELL on the Toronto Venture Exchange (Shares outstanding: 94.6 million; Market cap: $161.5 million; www.well.company), provides Electronic Medical Records software and services to a network of 852 medical clinics (of which it owns 19). It serves over 4,000 doctors… Read More

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2019. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, sub-indexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend stocks… Read More