Get exposed to the best growth companies in America and abroad

Get exposed to the best growth companies in America and abroad

Canadians are often blocked from buying U.S.-registered mutual funds unless those funds are also registered with provincial securities commissions.

However, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on U.S. stock exchanges are available and generally offer lower fees.

Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment management companies and offers… Read More

Q: Pat, I am 75 years old and have a million-dollar-plus investment portfolio, mainly in blue chip, dividend-paying stocks. I recently bought some of the BMO International Dividend ETF. Could you give me your opinion on this ETF? Note—I’ve been an Inner Circle member for years.

A: BMO International Dividend ETF, $19.67, symbol ZDI on Toronto (Units outstanding: 22.2 million; Market cap: $440.6 million; www.bmo.com), offers exposure to a portfolio of high-yield dividend-paying companies in developed market. The fund excludes North American firms, but can include foreign ADRs trading on U.S…. Read More

Six ETFs to widen your global exposure

All of the major global stock markets fell with the initial outbreak of COVID-19. But many top markets have since rebounded. We think the outlook remains positive for quality stocks, and one way to profit from that—while cutting your risk—is to invest in quality ETFs.
Here’s… Read More

Q: I have followed your recommendations for years and have built a good portfolio on them. I hold only one mutual fund, the Fidelity Global Innovators Fund. What do you think of its prospects going forward? Thank you.

A: The Fidelity Global Innovators Fund is a mutual fund that aims to invest in companies with the potential to be disruptive innovators. The fund looks globally in its search for top firms that are positioned to successfully apply innovative and emerging technology or that employ… Read More