Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2020. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, sub-indexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend stocks… Read More

Canada’s stock market has great potential

The Canadian economy ranks among the top 10 globally and has performed better than most of its large, developed peers over the past decade. The country is also among the top 15 most-competitive economies in the world; to date, it has fared relatively well at… Read More

Our updates keep you on top of your stocks

BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA $55.88, is a buy. The bank (Toronto symbol BNS; Shares outstanding: 1.2 billion; Market cap: $67.4 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 6.4%; www.scotiabank.com) has agreed to settle charges by U.S. securities regulators that its traders manipulated precious metals markets, including gold, silver,… Read More

These ETF strategies aim to cut risk

When selecting ETFs, you should look at the stocks they hold but also the methods they use to choose them. All funds use strategies aimed at boosting returns and cutting risk. The two ETFs below (and that in the column to the right) use unique… Read More

Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

Blue chip ETFs focus on Canada

These two blue chip ETFs hold mostly large-capitalization, widely traded stocks on the Canadian exchange. Both funds mirror, or track, the performance of major stock market indexes as opposed to narrower ones focused on resources or themes, such as solar power or biotech.
Blue chip ETFs… Read More