Big Tech is driving the market’s gains: What does this mean?

Big Tech is driving the market’s gains: What does this mean?

Aug 07, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

The five largest stocks in the S&P 500 have accounted for a disproportionate share of stock market returns for some time now. How concerning is this?

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The outlook for gold prices in a volatile world

The outlook for gold prices in a volatile world

Aug 04, 2020 |Richard Tan

Gold has reached new highs against a backdrop of economic uncertainty. We look at its future prospects in light of economic stimulus and macro trends.

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Forward Guidance: Our weekly preview

Forward Guidance: Our weekly preview

Aug 03, 2020 |RBC Economics

Growth in employment to continue in July, at a slower pace

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How long will the economic recovery take?

Jul 31, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

As COVID-19 uncertainties continue, we examine revised GDP outlooks for the U.S., Canada, the EU, and China, and discuss portfolio positioning.

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Investor trends: Is telemedicine the way of the future?

Jul 29, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

As more people access virtual health care while working from home, telehealth providers are a growing part of the health care sector.

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The Weather Network’s long-term forecast: data, data and more data

Jul 28, 2020 |John Stackhouse

To succeed in the post-COVID economy, businesses will need more than just a pivot to digital – they’ll need to lean into and harness data to gain an advantage.

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Are preferred shares right for your portfolio?

Are preferred shares right for your portfolio?

Jul 24, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Interest rates on investment-grade corporate debt are at historic lows, but we see value in preferred shares for fixed income portfolios.

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To go, please: How food delivery platforms are transforming restaurants

To go, please: How food delivery platforms are transforming restaurants

Jul 21, 2020 |John Stackhouse
Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Simplecast | See transcript When it comes to business disruption, there’s a saying that the impact usually takes much longer to hit than anyone predicted – and then hits with a force no one thought...
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How much does the president influence financial markets?

How much does the president influence financial markets?

Jul 16, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

The president is but one of many factors that impact markets. Don’t let the media’s election coverage sway investment strategy. Focus on what matters.

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Pandemic threatens decades of women’s labour force gains

Jul 16, 2020 |RBC Economics

COVID downturn sees job losses eclipse those of any other recession

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