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Greenblatt

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ETF suggestion Canada
« on: June 15, 2014, 08:12:46 PM »
Any specific ETF suggestion for a canadian investor (taxable account)?
I am trading with Scotia, they have a limited selection of free ETF. However they currently have a promotion with almost unlimited free trade on any ETF.

Thank you.


AssetGrinder

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Re: ETF suggestion Canada
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2014, 09:27:48 PM »
Check out the top two fund family. ishares by blackrock own the majority of the Canadian market. Vanguard is making a run at them with lower rates but not as many offerings. Check out which etfs fits your needs.

AJDZee

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Re: ETF suggestion Canada
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2014, 11:11:30 AM »
A run down of some great ETFs from another great finance blog in Canada...

Canadian Equity ETFs
http://www.myownadvisor.ca/top-canadian-equity-etfs-portfolio/

Canadian Dividend ETFs
http://www.myownadvisor.ca/top-canadian-dividend-etfs-portfolio/

daverobev

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Re: ETF suggestion Canada
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2014, 05:46:59 PM »
Anything fully Canadian is best taxable (ZCN.TO is what I use, hmm and some XCS.TO) due to the preferential tax malarkey. Then, something that holds stocks directly - not a wrapper for a US based ETF. Vanguard Canada are just releasing a global-ex-Canada ETF. Should be pretty funky, meaning a two ETF portfolio for stocks...

Canadian Couch Potato is a good site.