Tap into the future of global health

The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed shares prices for many healthcare stocks—and the ETFs that hold them—to today’s all-time highs. Despite that, the underlying growth trends remain strong as the global population grows older and emerging economies spend more on healthcare.
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Q: Hi, Pat. What do you think of iShares Global Healthcare ETF as an investment to profit from the rising demand for healthcare? Thanks.

A: Three main factors continue to drive demand for healthcare products and services: the rapid aging of the population in developed countries; the expansion of medical services in developing countries; and significant new developments in the field of medical technology and innovation.
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Q: What are your thoughts on the long-term prospects of Medtronics plc, a maker of medical devices including ventilators? Thanks.

A: Medtronic plc, $100.85, symbol MDT on New York, (Shares outstanding: 1.3 billion; Market cap: $135.0 billion; www.medtronic.com), develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells a wide range of healthcare-related  devices and equipment. Based on revenue, the company is the world’s largest medical device provider.

Medtronic operates in… Read More