Switzerland is a global export leader

Switzerland has a stable, export-oriented economy, which regularly ranks among the most competitive in the world. In addition, it is home to some of the world’s top-performing and best-known companies.
Here is one ETF that provides exposure to leading Swiss publicly traded companies.

Q: Pat, I want to invest in Swiss stocks and was wondering what your thoughts are on Switzerland, in general, and the iShares MSCI Switzerland ETF, in particular? Thank you.

A: Switzerland has a strong economic system where the country’s revenue exceeds its expenses, so there is no deficit. That improves its self-reliance and the stability of its currency.

The country also has flexible labour markets, high productivity and an emphasis on high-value exports that are… Read More

This new buy is primed for growth

Starbucks’s decision to begin paying a dividend in 2010 only supported our high opinion of the company. However, we continued to resist recommending it to our readers mainly because the stock was trading at an expensive 40 or more times its earnings.
With a current p/e… Read More