Manufacturing factory

Automation advancements lead to new products and higher productivity

Sep 10, 2020 |Dan Smith, CFA

Advancements in computing power and mechanical technology can lower manufacturers’ costs, and bring added quality and customization to their products.

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Why resilient companies are key for portfolio construction

Sep 08, 2020 |Alan Robinson

The stock performance of resilient companies has shone through during the pandemic-induced market volatility of 2020.

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Magic of Compounding

Sep 08, 2020 |Brendon Boothman
Have you ever heard of the power of compounding? Or did your parents ever tell you to start saving early and not to wait? If you want to know what that even means or why you’ve been told to pay yourself first read on. Compounding is a magical thing. Most...
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Pro athletes: How to navigate short careers, long retirements

Sep 04, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

It can be overwhelming to be on the receiving end of a financial windfall. What pro athletes need to know.

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Why the Dow’s makeover matters

Sep 03, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

We check out the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s fresh look, and explain what this says—or doesn’t say—about the economy as a whole.

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Airplane taking off

The COVID-19 upheaval and the future of travel and leisure

Sep 03, 2020 |Alan Robinson

Travel and leisure habits are likely to be permanently impacted by the pandemic. But some themes will persist and others may fill the leisure gap.

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How would a Biden blue wave impact sectors?

Sep 02, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

If November sees a clean sweep for the Democrats, which sectors could emerge as the winners and losers?

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Investor trends: Cloud computing basics and benefits

Aug 28, 2020 |Portfolio Advisory Group

As work-from-home continues to be the new norm for many people, we examine why cloud computing has become more important for companies.

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Shanghai skyline

U.S.-China tensions: beyond tariffs

Aug 27, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We look at the prospects for China’s rebound from COVID-19 and the possible implications of the U.S. elections for investors.

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Implications of increased testing and clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines

Aug 26, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

As diagnostic testing ramps up, and clinical trials of vaccines and treatments get underway, we look at implications for Health Care investors.

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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.