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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Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

The best Canadian funds are ETFs or specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index
Canadian funds, specifically, index funds, are among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades.

The best Canadian funds do show better long-run… Read More

Q: It looks to me like robotics is a wave for the future. Can I have your opinion on that, plus any ETF recommendations you have in this field. Thank you.

A: The growing commercial use of robots and computers with sophisticated learning and problem-solving skills will change the manufacturing and service sectors over the next decade and beyond.

Robots are machines designed to perform operations without human intervention. New software developments in artificial intelligence (AI) continue… Read More

How to pick the best Canadian index mutual funds

How to pick the best Canadian index mutual funds

Canadian index mutual funds were among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades, but ETFs may well eclipse them in 2020
Canadian index mutual funds are specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index, such as… Read More

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

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 2020. 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

Sustainable ETFs won’t give you an edge

BMO launched seven environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) funds on January 21, 2020; these include a balanced fund, equity funds, and bond funds. Here’s a look at two of them:
Sustainable investing offers some investors a lot of conceptual and emotional appeal. But does investing in… Read More

Enbridge locks in your value

ENBRIDGE INC. $38.63, is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol ENB; Shares outstanding: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $78.2 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 8.4%; www.enbridge.com) operates pipelines that pump oil and natural gas from Western Canada to eastern Canada and the U.S. It also distributes gas… Read More