Diversify your portfoio with growth ETFs

Most successful investors hold a mix of stocks (or the ETFs that hold them)—and one key component of a well-diversified portfolio are growth stocks. Note that it’s very easy to confuse growth stocks with momentum stocks. Like growth stocks, momentum stocks often move up faster… Read More

Pass on these ETFs

The U.S.-based investment manager AXS Investments recently launched eight new exchange-traded funds that offer long or short positions in single stocks. Here are some examples of the stocks targeted by the ETFs.
The AXS TSLA Bear Daily ETF (Nasdaq symbol TSLQ) offers daily returns that correspond to the inverse… Read More

Spinoffs & Takeovers Hotline – Friday, July 8, 2022

COPPERLEAF TECHNOLOGIES INC., $6.71, symbol CPLF on Toronto, develops artificial intelligence-powered optimization software that helps clients who manage critical infrastructure, such as electricity generation or natural gas distribution, make investment decisions.  Its software manages more than $2.6 trillion in infrastructure assets worldwide.

Companies use Copperleaf’s software… Read More

Three riskier ETFs with recovery potential

The recent market downturn has been especially hard on riskier stocks—and all three of these ETFs are down considerably from their 2021 highs. But the best of the stocks these ETFs hold are at the forefront of innovative industries or segments that still have considerable… Read More

Tech looks to bounce back from its losses

Many technology stocks has seen strong growth over the past couple of years as the pandemic unfolded. The reasons included: the rapid expansion of productivity and cybersecurity technology as COVID-19 forced many people to work from home, and the shift to online shopping. That pushed… Read More

Beware: spinoffs can mask flaws

As we’ve said many times before, spinoffs are the closest thing you can find to a sure thing. Studies show that both the parent and the spinoff ultimately do better than comparable companies for a number of years, if not decades. However, investors should avoid… Read More

E-commerce will offer gains even after COVID

The year 2020 was a strong one for e-commerce as the pandemic forced consumers and businesses to increase their use of online transactions. However, this was an acceleration of a trend that has been developing for the past decade—and while growth may slow down as… Read More