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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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Davos 2021: Seven challenges for COVID-19 and beyond

Feb 05, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

This year’s virtual World Economic Forum tried to address the challenges shaping 2021. RBC’s CEO Dave McKay shares his takeaways.

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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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Why women need to be more proactive with their brain health

Jan 21, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

While Canadian women tend to live about five years longer than men, research shows females account for about 70 percent of people living with dementia and brain-aging diseases.

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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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Accommodative Fed policy will be a way of life for the economy and markets

Dec 18, 2020 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As the Fed settles in for the long haul, we look at what’s behind the Fed’s thinking, the fiscal stimulus taking shape, and the impact for investors.

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