What to do when you are expecting…a tax refund

What to do when you are expecting…a tax refund

February 01, 2024 |Portfolio Advisor – Winter 2024
Five smart ways to maximize your refund this tax season If you are like the more than 29 million individuals and 1.3 million businesses expected to file taxes this year, you may also be one of the almost 18 million who are likely to receive a tax refund...
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International Women’s Day 2024: “We are women, hear us roar!”

International Women’s Day 2024: “We are women, hear us roar!”

February 01, 2024 |Portfolio Advisor – Winter 2024
This year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) serves as an important reminder that the future of the global economy, and the wealth industry in particular, is unquestionably tied to the increasing engagement and success of women. While it’s one day of the...
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Swipe left! Five ways to avoid being swept off your feet by romance scams

Swipe left! Five ways to avoid being swept off your feet by romance scams

February 01, 2024 |Portfolio Advisor – Winter 2024
It’s a tale as old as time: a con artist, often under an assumed identity, targets a naïve or vulnerable individual and feigns romantic interest in them. The con artist gains their affection and trust, and, either through deception or manipulation or...
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Around the world in 80 seconds

Around the world in 80 seconds

February 01, 2024 |Portfolio Advisor – Winter 2024
Canada As the economy began to choke and sputter in the latter half of 2023, the Bank of Canada (BoC) moved to the sidelines in mid-summer, and now appears to be considering rate cuts in the months ahead. Negative GDP growth for the third quarter and...
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What is the First Home Savings Account (FHSA) and is it right for you?

January 30, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

Did you know you don't have to be a first-time homebuyer to open an FHSA? Here are eight tips to learn about the registered savings account.

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Shipping risks underestimated?

January 25, 2024 |Frédérique Carrier

With the Suez and Panama Canals operating below capacity, global shipping costs are climbing. We explore the corporate highs and lows from the situation and those that may benefit and those that may lose out.

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Davos 2024: A year of creative destruction, or just destruction?

January 23, 2024 |John Stackhouse

The World Economic Forum is always a contradiction of hope and anxiety. This year’s version felt like peak paradox.

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Can small-cap equities go the distance?

January 19, 2024 |Kelly Bogdanova

After a strong rally to end 2023, U.S. small caps gave back much of their gains. We explore whether the asset class warrants patience from investors.

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December inflation readings edged up on mixed details

January 16, 2024 |Claire Fan and Abbey Xu
Energy component pushed headline inflation reading higher with food price growth holding steady after slowing for 5 straight months. The BoC’s preferred core CPI measures bounced higher, although the breadth of inflationary pressures over the last three...
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Have bonds rallied too far, too fast?

January 12, 2024 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Swelling expectations of rate cuts have been a boon for bond markets. But could a step up in inflation put that narrative in jeopardy to start the year?

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