Q: Pat, the U.S. dollar is up lately, but I think it may fall. Is there a way for me to gain from a drop in the U.S. dollar against the Canadian dollar? What about for other currencies against the U.S. dollar? Thank you.

A: Invesco CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust, $73.45, symbol FXC on New York (Shares outstanding: 1.7 million; Market cap: $124.9 million; www.currencyshares.com), is one of a number of CurrencyShares ETFs offered by Invesco Specialized Products. These ETFs rise in value when the U.S. dollar falls and… Read More

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced investor, these tips give you fundamentally sound advice on how to buy stocks online and show you how to put them to work in 2019–without any need for practice.
Tip: “Practice accounts that let you buy stocks online without real money may seem to be a.. Read More