These two low-fee Canadian ETFs are a good way to hold bonds

These two low-fee Canadian ETFs are a good way to hold bonds

Two Canadian Bond ETFs offering low fees and high-quality holdings

Spurred by the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on the economy, the Bank of Canada has cut its benchmark interest rate to record lows.

Even for our conservative investors, we caution against investing in bonds. Today’s low interest… 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

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

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. Still the popularity of ETFs may soon eclipse them
Canadian index mutual funds are specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index,… Read More

Buy them to tap precious-metal demand

Most precious-metal stocks dropped, along with stock markets, in March 2020. They then quickly reversed that trend to soar for investors. In fact, In August 2020, gold jumped to over $2,000 U.S. an ounce for the first time ever. Gold stocks also jumped.
The extra burst… Read More

Finland: Tap into its world-leading stocks

Finland has a small but competitive economy. Several of its major companies are among the global leaders in their industries. Meanwhile, despite a relatively old population, the country has coped well with the COVID-19 pandemic and is well-positioned to benefit from a global post-COVID recovery.
Here is… Read More

More ways to boost your post-COVID returns

While some businesses—and especially “work-from-home” stocks like Zoom—have thrived during the pandemic, others continue to suffer. This includes airlines, hotels, movie theatres, automakers, oil and gas producers and many brick-and-mortar retailers.
Here’s a look at several ETFs that generally hold stocks that have underperformed in the… Read More