Two overseas ETFs tap strong international leaders

Two overseas ETFs tap strong international leaders

We think foreign stocks can safely make up 10% of a conservative investor’s portfolio. One way is through exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus.

The best of those ETFs continue to offer very low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of high-quality stocks. Here’s a.. Read More

Four of these six international ETFs are buys

We think foreign stocks can safely make up 10% of a conservative investor’s portfolio. One way is through exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus.
The best of those ETFs continue to offer very low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of high-quality stocks.
Here’s a look… Read More

Three international ETFs a good route to diversification

Three international ETFs a good route to diversification

If you already hold U.S. stocks—and we recommend that Canadian investors have 10% to 20% in their portfolios—you can also diversify beyond North America without the risk of buying individual stocks. Foreign-sector ETFs give you broad exposure to international markets with tax-efficient portfolios and low… Read More

Saputo widens its market reach

SAPUTO INC. $39 (Toronto symbol SAP; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 388.7 million; Market cap: $15.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 1.2; Dividend yield: 1.7%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.saputo.com) is Canada’s largest producer of dairy products, including milk, butter and cheese. It also operates dairies in the… Read More

These six ETFs offer international exposure

We think foreign stocks can safely make up 10% of a conservative investor’s portfolio. One way is through the selection of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus.
The best of those ETFs continue to offer very low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of high-quality… Read More

Updating Chipotle Mexican Grill, Amazon.com, and Shopify

CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL $429.85 (New York symbol CMG; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (303-595-4000; www.chipotle.com; Shares outstanding: 27.8 million; Market cap: $12.0 billion; No dividends paid) has announced a pilot loyalty program. The test will start in three markets: Phoenix, Kansas City, and Columbus, Ohio.
Customers who order… Read More