Market updates, webinar series for business owners, and running for fun and fitness

Oct 08, 2021 | Elinesky Schuett Private Wealth Management


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In our blog post this week, we have included the most recent economic update video from Eric Lascelles, RBC Global Asset Management’s Chief Economist, Market adversity, slowing growth, U.K. shortages and more. We’ve also included a link to an article that provides insight into the volatility and headwinds in the U.S. market, Put the U.S. stock market pullback in perspective.

Attention business owners! Did you read the article included in last week’s blog, Data Literacy: Developing an Essential Skill for Your Business and Employees? We have more for you this week – An invitation to an exclusive webinar series just for business owners. Event information and your RSVP link are below.

The At home with RBC series continues to share fantastic videos that you can watch from the comfort of your home. We’re switching gears this week, moving from entertaining at home to health and wellness. Whether you are lacing up your running shoes for the first time, or if you're already an avid runner, this week’s video will get you moving, Running for fun and fitness.

As always, we end our weekly blog post with a few good news stories from in and around our community.

Happy Thanksgiving! Our office is closed on Monday, October 11. We will be back answering your calls and emails on Tuesday, October 12.


Market adversity, slowing growth, U.K. shortages and more

In this video, RBC Global Asset Management’s Chief Economist, Eric Lascelles, visits ongoing themes that have been worrying financial markets. He argues that while growth is slowing compared to last year, forecasts remain strong. Supply chain challenges persist, however, especially in the U.K., where Eric explores a shortage of truck drivers and gasoline. Finally, Eric reviews potential outcomes as the Bank of Canada is set to renew its mandate.

Watch the video online: Market adversity, slowing growth, U.K. shortages and more

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Put the U.S. stock market pullback in perspective 

Shipping containers at an active shipping yard/dock.It's not a surprise that the market has cooled. While there may be more volatility due to many headwinds, we think the bull market can ultimately regroup. 

Despite the unique COVID-related headwinds, leading economic indicators are still signaling that recession risks are nearly nonexistent, household fundamentals remain strong, and earnings growth should persist, at least at a moderate pace. Therefore, we continue to anticipate worthwhile market gains over the next 12 months, albeit with less robust returns than during the last 12 months.

Read the full article online: Put the U.S. stock market pullback in perspective

 

Exclusive webinar series for business owners

Woman sitting in her home office working at her computer. The RBC Small Business Talks webinar series features guests and experts who will share valuable tips and insights to help you navigate the issues, challenges and opportunities facing business owners today.

From a keynote webinar featuring Bryan and Sarah Baeumler, to business planning and fraud prevention sessions, there is something for everyone. Webinar information and your link to RSVP are available online: Exclusive webinar series for business owners

At home with RBC

We are excited to share a specially curated series featuring experts from arts and culture, food and wine, lifestyle and sports, and more, entertaining you from the comfort of your own home. Watch these blog posts each week for a new video from the At home with RBC series.

Running for fun and fitness

Hal Higdon, running legend and guru, joins members of his family to give advice and tips for all runners, whether you’re a novice or seriously competitive.

Watch the video online: Running for fun and fitness

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Community Corner

Each week, we like to share a few good news stories from in and around the community. We hope that they brighten your day!

As always, we are available to connect with you personally. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at 519-822-2024 or elineskyschuett@rbc.com.