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Why are yields on the rise, and how could higher yields affect investors?

Feb 18, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The pace of yield gains has brought some market jitters. But we see yields rising for the right reasons, bringing with it little threat for markets.

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Meme stock episode: Is this a risk to traditional investment portfolios?

Feb 12, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

We think the GameStop episode is indicative of a megashift at play—one that’s bigger than the stock market. What does this mean for long-term investors?

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Beyond financial statements: What makes a company sustainably successful?

Feb 02, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

We discuss how ESG factors can be a driver of investment value.

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Is a stock market bubble inflating close to a bursting point?

Jan 28, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

We take stock of the signs of excess in financial markets and look at how to position portfolios through this period.

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Accommodative Fed policy will be a way of life for the economy and markets

Dec 18, 2020 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As the Fed settles in for the long haul, we look at what’s behind the Fed’s thinking, the fiscal stimulus taking shape, and the impact for investors.

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Emerging markets beyond COVID-19: A ripe climate for investors

Dec 11, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

COVID-19 vaccines and a weak dollar solidify our positive view of emerging market equities, and undemanding valuations further burnish their appeal.

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Audio commentary: Global Insight 2021 Outlook

Dec 09, 2020 |Mark Bayko & Jim Allworth

Mark Bayko and Jim Allworth, members of the Global Portfolio Advisory Committee, discuss the Global Insight 2021 Outlook.

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The road ahead for investors

Dec 04, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova, Frédérique Carrier, and Jim Allworth

As we come to the end of a year unlike any other in memory, 2021 should bring a change in the narrative. Challenges certainly remain, but with the start of a new economic and investment era before us, we look at what investors can expect in 2021.

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What are the consequences of the growing government debt dilemma?

Dec 02, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova, and Frédérique Carrier

Governments are awash in debt, with no signs borrowing will let up anytime soon. Is this sustainable? What are the risks for economies and taxpayers?

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Adapting fixed income investment strategies in an ultralow rate world

Dec 02, 2020 |Christopher Girdler, CFA and Mikhial Pasic, CFA

What worked in the past may not work in the future. So it’s sensible to split the roles of safety and income generation in fixed income portfolios.

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