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Common sense breaks out among Canadian investors

There was an outbreak of common sense investing last month. Keep up the good work, everyone.

The six most popular exchange-traded funds in July were all core products that track widely followed stock indexes. These ETFs are cheap to own, easy to understand, totally liquid and, on the whole, ideal for portfolio-building. Mixed intelligently into a diversified portfolio, any one of these six funds is a sturdy foundation for successful investing.