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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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What's happening with Bitcoin

Feb 11, 2021 |Maarten Jansen, Juan Aronna, Frédérique Carrier

Bitcoin is a potentially transformative technology whose impacts may extend beyond its use as an investment.

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Breaking down economic data: What's in store for the U.S. economy?

Feb 05, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Much of the outlook remains dependent on the path of COVID-19, with plenty still to be done, the tailwinds suggest plenty of reason for optimism.

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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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U.S. earnings dropping positive hints despite COVID-19 challenges

Jan 22, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

The outline of the Q4 2020 earnings picture is encouraging. The market may take a breather in the near term, but the long-term setup is constructive.

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More income ahead for fixed income markets?

Jan 14, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Fixed income investors will largely have to play defense this year as bond markets try to work their way through to a more normal yield environment.

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Brexit: What can investors expect going forward?

Jan 08, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

The free trade agreement between the EU and UK brings relief and challenges. We take a close look at the agreement and potential impact for investors.

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Why is the U.S. stock market at ease during this time of chaos?

Jan 07, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

The chaos unleashed in Washington has shaken us all. And yet the stock market was largely unfazed. Amid all the challenges today, is it defying logic?

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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.