Latest Expert Opinions

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Opinion
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TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 14, 2010
S&P Financials ETF. This is a contrarian play. He is switching from gold ETF's (XGD-T), which has had a nice run, to this one for a 4th quarter rally. Looking for it to go to $24-$25 and the XGD to settle back down to $23ish.
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iUnits S&P Financial (XFN-T)
September 14, 2010
S&P Financials ETF. This is a contrarian play. He is switching from gold ETF's (XGD-T), which has had a nice run, to this one for a 4th quarter rally. Looking for it to go to $24-$25 and the XGD to settle back down to $23ish.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 14, 2010
(A Top Pick May 11/10. Down 3.1%.) S&P 500 (Cdn$-Hedged) ETF. Expecting the Cdn$ to go to PAR and once we are there we can go back to buying US ETF’s. Expecting the US market to do well with the S&P 500 up 50%.
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(A Top Pick May 11/10. Down 3.1%.) S&P 500 (Cdn$-Hedged) ETF. Expecting the Cdn$ to go to PAR and once we are there we can go back to buying US ETF’s. Expecting the US market to do well with the S&P 500 up 50%.
BUY
BUY
September 14, 2010
High Yield Bond ETF. Likes this one. Owns it in taxable accounts because it’s tax advantaged.
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High Yield Bond ETF. Likes this one. Owns it in taxable accounts because it’s tax advantaged.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 14, 2010
(A Top Pick May 11/10. Down 6.3%.) Financial ETF. He loves the US financials because 1) earnings are quite strong underneath because of reduced loan losses, 2) US is moving more towards a Canadian model and 3) everybody hates them. For trader types, you can go from $14.50 to $17, which is not a bad flip. He could see it reaching $30.
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SPDR Financial E.T.F. (XLF-N)
September 14, 2010
(A Top Pick May 11/10. Down 6.3%.) Financial ETF. He loves the US financials because 1) earnings are quite strong underneath because of reduced loan losses, 2) US is moving more towards a Canadian model and 3) everybody hates them. For trader types, you can go from $14.50 to $17, which is not a bad flip. He could see it reaching $30.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
September 14, 2010
(A Top Pick May 11/10. Up 7.52%.) Broad Emerging Market ETF.
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(A Top Pick May 11/10. Up 7.52%.) Broad Emerging Market ETF.
BUY
BUY
September 14, 2010
REIT’s. Has done incredibly well this year and may go sideways but he doesn't see it going down. This is a core position for him. Gives 1) great current yield, 2) exposure to real estate across a number of real estate categories and 3) has a lot of liquidity. Can see it in the upper teens eventually.
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REIT’s. Has done incredibly well this year and may go sideways but he doesn't see it going down. This is a core position for him. Gives 1) great current yield, 2) exposure to real estate across a number of real estate categories and 3) has a lot of liquidity. Can see it in the upper teens eventually.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 14, 2010
An actively traded Exchange Traded Fund. It manages to bring together the 2 worst parts of mutual funds and ETF’s, i.e. it is expensive and is ineffective. He is dead set against buying actively managed ETF’s.
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Dent Tactical ETF (DENT-N)
September 14, 2010
An actively traded Exchange Traded Fund. It manages to bring together the 2 worst parts of mutual funds and ETF’s, i.e. it is expensive and is ineffective. He is dead set against buying actively managed ETF’s.