Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Defensive stocks can protect your portfolio against economic or stock market downturns
Most defensive stocks are in the Consumer sector. They benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. These companies typically make products like… Read More

Steer clear of these leaders & laggards

Here are some of the best- and worst-performing North American ETFs of the past year. But regardless of their return, we don’t recommend any of these funds.
The Leaders:
iPath Global Carbon ETN $21 (OTC symbol GRNTF; Market cap: $10.6 million) provides exposure to the global carbon-credits… Read More