Q: Pat, with so many businesses and consumers increasingly vulnerable to hackers, what do you think about investing in the First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF? Thanks.

A: The First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF, $22.81, symbol CIBR on Nasdaq (Units outstanding: 46.3 million; Market cap: $1.1 billion; www.ftportfolios.com), gives you direct exposure to companies in the cybersecurity industry. Their products and services help protect the integrity of data in private and public… Read More

Canadian banks are some of the best stocks for investors. Here’s why.

Canadian banks are some of the best stocks for investors. Here’s why.

Canadian banks offer investors above-average dividend yields, low-to-moderate p/e’s; and above-average potential for long-term capital gains.
We’ve long recommended that most Canadian investors hold two or more of the Big Five Canadian banks—Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal, CIBC, TD Bank and Royal Bank. That’s… Read More

These ETFs give you top-quality stocks

The six ETFs we update for you below mainly hold high-quality stocks that are widely traded on Canadian and U.S. exchanges. Each fund tracks the performance of a major stock market index for its investors. Note that this is different from riskier ETFs focused on… Read More

Start 2020 with these buys

Welcome to your latest issue of Wall Street Stock Forecaster. To start 2020, we highlight several U.S. stocks that would make excellent additions to most investor portfolios.
Recent holiday shopping numbers highlight the growth in Internet shopping. We feel one of the best ways for conservative investors to… Read More

Global X MSCI Greece ETF hands investors a 44.4% gain

Global X MSCI Greece ETF hands investors a 44.4% gain

As this historic European economy continues to emerge from a deep crisis exacerbated by austerity measures.

Although high government debt, non-performing loans, and high unemployment remain challenges, this country’s stock market is now a global leader and this ETF’s gains this year make it a.. Read More

TD launches 10 new funds for ETF investors

TD Asset Management has added 10 new ETFs to its roster of funds. We highlight two of these ETFs for you below: Both aim to give investors broad international exposure.
The TD ACTIVE GLOBAL REAL ESTATE ETF (Toronto symbol TGRE) invests in real estate companies around the world. The… Read More

Here are two foreign ETFs to lift your gains

If you’re looking for top holdings in an ETF, combined with exceptionally low fees, then Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group is a top choice. Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers over $5.3 trillion U.S. for investors, spread across 415… Read More