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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Ongoing omicron: What’s next for China?

April 22, 2022 |Frédérique Carrier & Jasmine Duan

China’s economy has taken a hit from omicron’s spread. We look at the zero-COVID policy’s impact, and highlight implications for equity investors.

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Is the U.S. dollar losing its global appeal?

April 14, 2022 |Alan Robinson

We look at the concerns regarding the dollar’s status and determine if a change in the currency hierarchy is imminent.

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Small Talk- April 2022

April 11, 2022 |Brendon Boothman
From our Team I picked up a copy of a new book about essential financial concepts for youth recently. It was written by Noah Booth, a young high school student from Kingston Ontario. The book is broken down into different lessons in each chapter covering...
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Is the market overreacting to the inverted yield curve?

April 08, 2022 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

We believe the market’s concerns have gotten ahead of the data and the economics. Not all curves are created equal and the real picture looks different.

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Federal Budget 2022: Key measures that may have a direct impact on you

April 08, 2022 |RBC Wealth Management Services

We analyze the latest proposed federal budget measures, and the effect they may have on you.

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Will economic turbulence disrupt global equity markets?

April 05, 2022 |Jim Allworth

We take a fresh look at the seven key leading indicators that make up our U.S. recession scorecard, with an eye towards portfolio positioning.

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The Russia-Ukraine conflict and a new Europe in the making

April 05, 2022 |Frédérique Carrier

The conflict is driving a transformation of the EU’s economic and geopolitical order. Despite the dark cloud over Europe today, opportunities remain.

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Why the U.S. and Canada can weather the economic shock from the Russia-Ukraine conflict

April 01, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

Different regions are feeling different effects. Why are the U.S. and Canadian economies more resilient, and how does that factor into equity portfolios?

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What could shape portfolio performance over the next year?

March 24, 2022 |Joseph Wu, CFA

As market volatility persists, weakness in equities may have a surprising benefit. We look at several factors that may impact the macro outlook.

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Tax planning strategies for high-income earners

Depending on your province of residence, you may be subject to tax at a rate of 50% or higher when your income exceeds a set amount.

Discover several strategies that make for a tax-smart wealth plan.