These ETFs offer you a range of yield and risk

Here, we continue our look at fixed-income ETFs that provide investors with reasonable income in this low-interest-rate environment. Below, you’ll find funds focused on the Canadian universe of top-quality bonds from federal, provincial and corporate issuers. All of them pay fluctuating monthly distributions, but investors… Read More

They may cut your COVID volatility

Even in COVID-19 times, conservative ETF investors looking for current income are best off buying funds that hold high-quality dividend-paying stocks. Stock ETFs can provide not just dividend income, but also capital growth over time.
However, bond ETFs can also play a role in your portfolio,… Read More

Thomson is your COVID-19 bright spot

Thomson has gained 12% for our readers in the past year, even with the COVID-19 downturn. That’s mainly because it continues to unlock the huge value of its financial information business. The company’s remaining tax and legal businesses should also benefit as businesses navigate the… Read More

COVID impacts Blackberry investors

BLACKBERRY LTD. $6.38 is still a hold. To add value for investors, the company (Toronto symbol BB; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares o/s: 554.2 million; Market cap: $3.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 4.5; No dividend paid; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative; www.blackberry.com) quit developing smartphones in 2016 to… Read More

Re-opening good news for investors

LINAMAR CORP. $32 remains a buy. The company (Toronto symbol LNR; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares o/s: 65.2 million; Market cap: $2.1 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.3; Divd. yield: 1.5%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.linamar.com) makes a variety of automotive parts, including cylinder heads and cylinder blocks… Read More