Canadian inflation elevated but may be close to peak

May 18, 2022 |Claire Fan

We expect higher interest rates, both in Canada and abroad, will ultimately begin to cool demand and price pressures as the year progresses.

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Audio Commentary: Inflation, the growth outlook, and some thoughts on fixed income

May 17, 2022 |Mark Bayko & Jim Allworth

A discussion of the outlook for inflation and its impact on the broader economy and markets, as well as an update on our recession scorecard.

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Can this volatile stock market regain momentum?

May 13, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

Today’s peculiar challenges are well outside the scope of a normal business cycle. We size up the situation and the prospects for equities from here.

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Audio commentary: Where we are today, and where we might be headed

May 12, 2022 |Tylar Lunke & Michael Schuette

A discussion of market activity, diversification’s recent pitfalls, and how to keep a long-term view in periods of volatility.

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Time to lock-in historic low rates

May 12, 2022 |RBC Wealth Management Services

Lock in prescribed rate loans at 1% and potentially save on overall family taxes

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Is there more to Fed policy than taming high inflation?

May 06, 2022 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Fed Chair Jerome Powell struck some surprisingly dovish notes this week. We look at the implications against a backdrop of economic uncertainty.

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Does energy security imperil the green energy transition?

May 05, 2022 |Frédérique Carrier

Russia’s predatory move on Ukraine is pitting energy security against energy transition. We explore this friction and its impact for investors.

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When will inflation start to recede?

May 05, 2022 |Jim Allworth

RBC Global Asset Management chief economist Eric Lascelles discusses the factors behind surging inflation, and the economy’s prospects from here.

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What’s behind the stock market slump?

April 28, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

With stock markets in another funk, we discuss the overt challenges, some other risks in the background, and what this spells for the equity outlook.

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Understand cyber risks: Prepare, protect and educate your home and business

April 28, 2022 |RBC Wealth Management

Nearly half of Canadian small business owners anticipate becoming a victim of cyber crime in the next year. Here are some tips on how business owners can develop their cybersecurity mitigation and crisis management plans.

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