iShares Edge MSCI Min Volatility USA ETF and Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETFs offering market-like returns with lower risk

iShares Edge MSCI Min Volatility USA ETF and Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETFs offering market-like returns with lower risk

ETF managers aim to produce portfolios with lower risk than the overall stock market while keeping up with overall gains.

These two ETFs are good examples of applying low-volatility stock-picking strategies without sacrificing return.


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ISHARES EDGE MSCI MIN VOL USA ETF (New York symbol USMV) provides investors… Read More

Soaring share price makes Dollarama an expensive buy

Soaring share price makes Dollarama an expensive buy

In response to a direct “buy or not” question from a member of his Inner Circle, Pat McKeough takes a close look at Dollarama as it stands in 2019. A successful growth stock, Dollarama has seen exponential gains since it first began trading publicly. The… Read More

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Dumping Libra benefits Visa investors

VISA INC., $171, is still a buy. The world’s largest electronic payment processor (New York symbol V; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 2.3 billion; Market cap: $393.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 17.2; Dividend yield: 0.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.visa.com) has dropped out of Facebook’s plan to… Read More

Low fees give these six ETFs a big edge

The six ETFs we update 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. That’s different from ETFs focused on narrower indexes or themes such as cryptocurrencies or biotechnology.

Of… Read More

Low volatility ETFs look to cut investor risk

ETF managers employ various strategies to produce portfolios that have lower volatility, or risk, than the overall stock market. At the same time, they also aim to keep up with overall market gains despite the lower risk.
Below we analyze three ETFs with lower volatility portfolios… Read More