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BUY
BUY
June 25, 2019
It's exposed beyond North American tech which has outpaced emerging markets recently, but over 20 years, EM has outperformed slightly. Every dog has its day, and this will. So, it's worth holding onto. Remember: EM represents only 8% of global market cap, but 49% of global GDP.
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It's exposed beyond North American tech which has outpaced emerging markets recently, but over 20 years, EM has outperformed slightly. Every dog has its day, and this will. So, it's worth holding onto. Remember: EM represents only 8% of global market cap, but 49% of global GDP.
BUY
BUY
June 25, 2019
Gold responds well during inflationary periods, with or without growth. You can play the gold miners or this ETF, which is market-cap weighted. It's a good ETF especially for growth.
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Gold responds well during inflationary periods, with or without growth. You can play the gold miners or this ETF, which is market-cap weighted. It's a good ETF especially for growth.
COMMENT
COMMENT
June 25, 2019

An ETF for utilities. A great defensive sector with amazing performance lately. XUT-T is good, but 60% is in the top 4 holdings (inculding Fortis and Algonquin); 4% yield and 55 basis point cost. ZUT-T is more diversified and equal-weight. ZWU is also equal weight but does covered calls to create extra income, which sells future income for gains today; yields 6%. Given the strong performance of utilities in the past year, covered calls have lagged.

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An ETF for utilities. A great defensive sector with amazing performance lately. XUT-T is good, but 60% is in the top 4 holdings (inculding Fortis and Algonquin); 4% yield and 55 basis point cost. ZUT-T is more diversified and equal-weight. ZWU is also equal weight but does covered calls to create extra income, which sells future income for gains today; yields 6%. Given the strong performance of utilities in the past year, covered calls have lagged.

BUY
BUY
June 25, 2019

An ETF for utilities. A great defensive sector with amazing performance lately. XUT-T is good, but 60% is in the top 4 holdings (inculding Fortis and Algonquin); 4% yield and 55 basis point cost. ZUT-T is more diversified and equal-weight. ZWU is also equal weight but does covered calls to create extra income, which sells future income for gains today; yields 6%. Given the strong performance of utilities in the past year, covered calls have lagged.

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An ETF for utilities. A great defensive sector with amazing performance lately. XUT-T is good, but 60% is in the top 4 holdings (inculding Fortis and Algonquin); 4% yield and 55 basis point cost. ZUT-T is more diversified and equal-weight. ZWU is also equal weight but does covered calls to create extra income, which sells future income for gains today; yields 6%. Given the strong performance of utilities in the past year, covered calls have lagged.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
June 25, 2019

An ETF for utilities. A great defensive sector with amazing performance lately. XUT-T is good, but 60% is in the top 4 holdings (inculding Fortis and Algonquin); 4% yield and 55 basis point cost. ZUT-T is more diversified and equal-weight. ZWU is also equal weight but does covered calls to create extra income, which sells future income for gains today; yields 6%. Given the strong performance of utilities in the past year, covered calls have lagged.

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An ETF for utilities. A great defensive sector with amazing performance lately. XUT-T is good, but 60% is in the top 4 holdings (inculding Fortis and Algonquin); 4% yield and 55 basis point cost. ZUT-T is more diversified and equal-weight. ZWU is also equal weight but does covered calls to create extra income, which sells future income for gains today; yields 6%. Given the strong performance of utilities in the past year, covered calls have lagged.

BUY
BUY
June 25, 2019

A good Vanguard ETF for bonds and stocks? VBAL and VGRO. VBAL is more balacned, and VGRO. Now, be more conservative so choose VBAL, but VGRO is better for growth. They both track North American stocks

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A good Vanguard ETF for bonds and stocks? VBAL and VGRO. VBAL is more balacned, and VGRO. Now, be more conservative so choose VBAL, but VGRO is better for growth. They both track North American stocks

BUY
BUY
June 25, 2019
Now is the time to start edging into this sector. Expect volatility though. To reduce that and add income, then look at BASE, a new ETF from Evolve. Nobody knows the bottom in mining.
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Now is the time to start edging into this sector. Expect volatility though. To reduce that and add income, then look at BASE, a new ETF from Evolve. Nobody knows the bottom in mining.