The omicron variant: A heavy dose of uncertainty

December 03, 2021 |Joseph Wu, CFA

Many questions surround the newest COVID-19 variant, but if history is any indication, its market effect may not be one of them.

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How family, real estate and business can complicate finding the right executor

October 08, 2021 |David Chilton

Bryan and Sarah Baeumler consider the Wealthy Barber’s advice; get help!

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Investor trends: Is telemedicine the way of the future?

July 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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8 Ways COVID Will Transform the Economy and Disrupt Every Business

May 25, 2020 |John Stackhouse

If there is one lesson from the pandemic of 2020, it may be this: We are biological beings in a digital age.

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How COVID-19 is affecting investment strategies

April 27, 2020 |Alex Albrecht
The global pandemic has roiled financial markets and changed the game for investors. For the past several weeks, investors have been tested on multiple fronts: lower risk premiums thanks to unprecedented central bank stimulus, disrupted business models...
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A COVID cure? Watch for wishful thinking

April 27, 2020 |Alex Albrecht
The race is on for vaccines and treatments for COVID-19. Brian Abrahams, RBC’s Co-Head of Biotechnology Research, has some hope based on what he’s seeing but cautions we’re “in the early innings.” A vaccine is probably not realistic before 2021, he warns...
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The hunt for COVID-19 treatments and vaccine

April 17, 2020 |Tasneem Azim-Khan, CFA

COVID-19 has brought companies and countries together for a common goal. We examine that search for treatments and vaccines.

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The U.S. economy is exposed and vulnerable … what’s next?

April 02, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

We explore the economic scenarios that could unfold depending on the path the virus takes and the different ways the recovery could play out in 2021.

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US jobless claims off the charts

March 27, 2020 |Robert Hogue

Today's initial claims figure was at the upper end of the wide range of market expectations.

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Ontario takes out big guns to fight COVID-19

March 26, 2020 |Robert Hogue

The Ontario government yesterday was the latest to unveil a hefty $17 billion action plan (1.9% of GDP) to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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