What opportunities could a slower-growth environment create for corporate bond investors?

May 26, 2022 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

Fed tightening is coming at a time of relative strength for the U.S. consumer. We look at what this means for fixed income investors.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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