These ETFs aim to spur 2021 gains

COVID-19 pushed down the prices of most stocks and ETFs in early 2020. Some, like airlines, hotels, casinos and many restaurant stocks, are still down. Others have recovered to their old highs but may have trouble moving higher until the global economy returns to normal.
Meanwhile,… Read More

Two ETFs may be the better way to buy bonds

The Bank of Canada increased interest rates in July 2017 for the first time since 2010. It then raised its key interest rate again in September 2017, from 0.75% to 1.00%. However, it decided to hold off on further increases in December.

We continue to caution against investing… Read More

How to Pick a Top ETF Investment

How to Pick a Top ETF Investment

A top ETF will practice “passive” management, and have a much lower MER than a comparable mutual fund.

You might say we specialize in “plain vanilla” stocks—the ordinary kind, in other words, without any special features. We always almost stay out of new issues. For the most… Read More

These ETFs focus on widely traded U.S. stocks

These ETFs focus on widely traded U.S. stocks

These low-fee ETFs track major indexes and give investors access to today’s most widely traded U.S. stocks.

These ETFs hold mostly blue chip, widely traded stocks on U.S. exchanges. All of them mirror, or track, the performance of major stock market indexes. That’s opposed to… Read More