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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2019 gave you double-digit gains

ETFs that lost value during 2019 were hugely outnumbered by those that gained in value. Indeed, low interest rates, plus receding fears of recession, supported gains.
Stocks, in particular, had an outstanding year, with the U.S. market leading the way. At the broad market level, the Vanguard… Read More

Gold ETFs win: base metals lose

Precious metal ETFs were the star performers in August. The physical gold ETF SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) gained 12.1%, the iShares Silver ETF (SLV) rose 8.6%, and the Aberdeen Physical Platinum ETF (PPLT) improved 4.2%.
Gold miners fared equally well with the VanEck Gold Miners… Read More

2 ETFs offer international exposure, low MERs

2 ETFs offer international exposure, low MERs

We think conservative investors can hold up to 10% of their portfolios in foreign stocks. Here’s a look at two international ETFs that offer very low management fees and access to tax-efficient portfolios of high-quality stocks.

ISHARES MSCI SOUTH KOREA INDEX FUND (New York… Read More