The future of retail: How COVID-19 continues to transform e-commerce

The future of retail: How COVID-19 continues to transform e-commerce

Aug 14, 2020 |Tasneem Azim-Khan

The pandemic has fast-tracked the transition to online retail from store-based, and market share gains may become permanent for some online companies.

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U.S. earnings are moving in the right direction

Aug 13, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

With Q2 earnings better than feared, what does this mean for the 2020–21 earnings outlook? And is the market’s current valuation a sticking point?

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The Wealthy Barber on how a cottage can complicate estate planning

Aug 13, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“The last thing you want is for your cottage, a place of great memories, a true family treasure, to end up being a wedge that drives your family apart.”

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Ocean economy: The next frontier in Canadian innovation

Aug 11, 2020 |John Stackhouse

With the world's longest ocean coastline, Canada is surrounded by a remarkable resource, one that binds global environmental and business interests in innumerable ways.

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Named as an executor? The Wealthy Barber thinks it's important to know what you're getting into

Aug 07, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“If you’re named executor, please get professionals involved. I don’t mean psychiatrists, though that may be a good move, too.”

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Big Tech is driving the market’s gains: What does this mean?

Big Tech is driving the market’s gains: What does this mean?

Aug 07, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

The five largest stocks in the S&P 500 have accounted for a disproportionate share of stock market returns for some time now. How concerning is this?

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The outlook for gold prices in a volatile world

The outlook for gold prices in a volatile world

Aug 04, 2020 |Richard Tan

Gold has reached new highs against a backdrop of economic uncertainty. We look at its future prospects in light of economic stimulus and macro trends.

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What should investors expect from the U.S. elections?

What should investors expect from the U.S. elections?

Aug 04, 2020 |Jim Allworth and Kelly Bogdanova

Our overview of plausible U.S. election outcomes highlights the checks and balances that could limit the impact of politics on financial markets.

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How long will the economic recovery take?

Jul 31, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

As COVID-19 uncertainties continue, we examine revised GDP outlooks for the U.S., Canada, the EU, and China, and discuss portfolio positioning.

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Investor trends: Is telemedicine the way of the future?

Jul 29, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

As more people access virtual health care while working from home, telehealth providers are a growing part of the health care sector.

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