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The COVID-19 upheaval and the future of travel and leisure

Sep 03, 2020 |Alan Robinson

Travel and leisure habits are likely to be permanently impacted by the pandemic. But some themes will persist and others may fill the leisure gap.

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How would a Biden blue wave impact sectors?

Sep 02, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

If November sees a clean sweep for the Democrats, which sectors could emerge as the winners and losers?

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Investor trends: Cloud computing basics and benefits

Aug 28, 2020 |Portfolio Advisory Group

As work-from-home continues to be the new norm for many people, we examine why cloud computing has become more important for companies.

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U.S.-China tensions: beyond tariffs

Aug 27, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We look at the prospects for China’s rebound from COVID-19 and the possible implications of the U.S. elections for investors.

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Cybersecurity and the digital transformation of business

Aug 26, 2020 |Lindsay Strickland

Cybersecurity was already in focus, but COVID-19 has front-loaded years of future spending into the near term, fostering new business processes.

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Implications of increased testing and clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines

Aug 26, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

As diagnostic testing ramps up, and clinical trials of vaccines and treatments get underway, we look at implications for Health Care investors.

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Speed bump in the secular growth of the sharing economy

Aug 24, 2020 |Alan Robinson – Portfolio Advisor, Seattle, United States

The sharing economy is an economic model defined as a peer-to-peer-based activity of acquiring, providing, or sharing access to goods and services that is often facilitated by a community-based online platform.

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The Fed and monetary policy are on call to support the recovery

Aug 21, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed appears to be shying away from further policy action as conditions remain favorable. But it stands ready to move should action be required.

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Video streaming: Cord-cutting in the time of COVID-19

Aug 20, 2020 |Tasneem Azim-Khan, CFA

The pandemic has magnified the value proposition of video streaming and could potentially accelerate the cord-cutting and cord-shaving trends.

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Audio commentary: An update on COVID-19 and the race to develop a vaccine

Audio commentary: An update on COVID-19 and the race to develop a vaccine

Aug 20, 2020 |Janet Engels and Dr. Kennen Mackay

Dr. MacKay updates us on the data on COVID-19 cases and how close we are to a vaccine. He answers the question: “When will we be back to normal?”

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