Stock Pickers Digest Hotline – Friday, October 19, 2018

WAJAX CORP., $24.22, symbol WJX on Toronto, sells and services cranes, forklifts and other heavy equipment. It also provides related parts and systems such as ball bearings, hoses, diesel engines and transmissions.

Wajax’s customers are spread across the resources, construction, manufacturing and transportation industries.

The company has… Read More

These ETFs hold top green stocks

Demand for renewable energy continues to grow, supported by government incentives and technological advances that lower costs. Still, the broad increase in power needs worldwide—along with relatively cheap oil and natural gas prices—should keep fossil fuels as the primary energy source for years to come.
There… Read More

TD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FUND $12.23

TD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FUND $12.23

TD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FUND $83.10 (CWA Rating: Aggressive) (TD Asset Management, Canada Trust Tower

161 Bay Street, 35th Floor, Toronto, ON M5J 2T2;1-800-386-3757; Web site: www.tdcanadatrust.com. No load — deal directly with the company) invests mostly in U.S. firms engaged in the research, development, production or distribution of products… Read More

Q: Hi Pat: Can I get your opinion on two Vanguard consumer ETFs—Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF and Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF. Thanks.

A: Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF, $161.83, symbol VCR on New York, aims to track the MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Discretionary 25/50 Index. That index follows U.S. consumer discretionary companies. Those firms, in the manufacturing and service industries, are highly sensitive to economic cycles. The… Read More