TD HEALTH SCIENCES FUND $13.54

In 2017, mutual funds face increasing competition from ETFs as a low-cost alternative. But here’s a look back at a fund that continues to attract the same interest as it did here in May 2009…

TD HEALTH SCIENCES FUND $13.54 (CWA Rating: Speculative) (TD Asset Management, P.O. Box 7500, Station… Read More

TD HEALTH SCIENCES FUND $15.19

TD HEALTH SCIENCES FUND $15.19 (CWA Rating: Speculative) (TD Asset Management, P.O. Box 7500, Station A, Toronto, Ontario M5W 1P9. 1-800-463-3863; Web site: www.tdcanadatrust.ca. No load — deal directly with the bank) mainly invests in large-capitalization health-care stocks and earlier-stage biotechnology shares in the U.S…. Read More

Profit from health care with these funds

Sector, or “theme” funds are not without risk, but they are much safer than investing in one or two companies in more volatile fields, such as health care and biotechnology.

If you choose to invest in sector funds, you should limit your investment to modest amounts… Read More

Hello Pat: I look forward to your advice for investors and find it a very valuable source for do it yourself investors. I would like your advice on how to get exposure to the health-care industry. I do own Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, but would like to be more exposed. Should I add more pharmaceuticals? Thank you in advance.

We still feel that the major drug companies are more speculative than most investors realize. They need a steady flow of successful new products to maintain their earnings. As well, as their drugs come off patent, they face increasing litigation and aggressive competition from generics… Read More

Best of the health care “theme” funds

Sector, or “theme”, funds are not without risk, but they are much safer than investing in one or two companies in more volatile fields, such as health care and biotechnology.

If you choose to invest in sector funds, you should limit your investment to modest amounts… Read More

TD Health Sciences Fund $15.69

TD HEALTH SCIENCES FUND $15.69 (CWA Rating: Speculative) (TD Asset Management, P.O. Box 7500, Station A, Toronto, Ontario. M5W 1P9. 1-800-463-3863; Web site: www.tdcanadatrust.ca. No load — deal directly with the bank) invests mostly in U.S. companies with a mixture of large-capitalization stocks and earlier-stage… Read More

Best of the Health Care Mutual Funds

Sector or ‘theme’ funds entail special risks, but they are much safer than investing in one or two issues in risky fields such as health care and biotechnology.

If you invest in sector funds, limit your investment to modest quantities. Above all, invest only in funds… Read More

TD Health Sciences Fund $15.67

TD HEALTH SCIENCES FUND $15.67 (CWA Rating: Speculative) (TD Asset Management, P.O. Box 7500, Station A, Toronto, Ontario. M5W 1P9. 1-800-463-3863; Web site: www.tdcanadatrust.ca. No load — deal directly with the bank) invests mostly in U.S. companies with a mixture of large-capitalization stocks and earlier-stage… Read More

Best of the Healthcare Mutual Funds

Sector or ‘theme’ funds entail special risks, but they are much safer than investing in one or two issues in risky fields, such as health care and biotechnology. If you invest in sector funds, limit your investment to modest quantities. Above all, invest only in… Read More

TD HEALTH SCIENCES FUND $17.15

TD HEALTH SCIENCES FUND $17.15 (CWA Rating: Speculative) (TD Asset Management, P.O. Box 7500, Station A, Toronto, Ontario. M5W 1P9. 1-800-463-3863; Web site: www.tdcanadatrust.ca. No load — deal directly with the bank) invests mostly in U.S. companies with a mixture of large-capitalization stocks and earlier-stage… Read More