Visa lifts your dividend 20%

VISA INC. $203 is a buy. The company (New York symbol V; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 2.1 billion; Market cap: $426.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 14.6; Dividend yield: 0.9%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; operates the world’s largest electronic-payments network. It processes credit, debit, prepaid… Read More

These ETFs give you the best of top indexes

The major Canadian and U.S. stock markets, while still subject to volatility, have moved back up since their initial COVID-19 drop. Nonetheless, we think that if you can afford to stay in the market for several years or longer, now is still a good time… Read More

Thailand’s tourism industry is key to its economy

Tourism is an hugely important part of the Thai economy, contributing as much as 20% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).
Most of its tourists hail from the Asia Pacific region and Europe, with China, Malaysia, Russia, and India the largest individual country contributors.
They spend… Read More

Three riskier ETFs with recovery potential

The recent market downturn has been especially hard on riskier stocks—and all three of these ETFs are down considerably from their 2021 highs. But the best of the stocks these ETFs hold are at the forefront of innovative industries or segments that still have considerable… Read More