Global Insight Weekly

The 2023 investment story: Elements of surprise

January 05, 2024 |Kelly Bogdanova

In a plot twist for equity markets, the expected pain in 2023 became gain. We explore five catalysts that turned the U.S. investment environment on its head.

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Thinking hard about a soft landing

December 14, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier

Recession or soft landing? That’s the big question. Amid the uncertainty framing the investment picture, we explore how to position portfolios.

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U.S. debt: Not living on borrowed time

U.S. debt: Not living on borrowed time

December 08, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As markets shrug off soaring U.S. debt, we unpack the debt dilemma and argue that positioning portfolios for a debt crisis can lead to subpar returns.

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook: Investing for a new reality

December 04, 2023 |Jim Allworth

As equity investors face continuing challenges, an elevated bond yield environment has changed the equation.

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook: United States

December 04, 2023 |Kelly Bogdanova and Thomas Garretson, CFA

The stock market faces more crosscurrents than usual, while the bond market could deliver strong returns.

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook: Canada

December 04, 2023 |Sunny Singh, CFA, and Luis Castillo

While there are select opportunities in Canadian equities, the bond market looks the most attractive in years.

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook: United Kingdom

December 04, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier, Thomas McGarrity, CFA, and Rufaro Chiriseri, CFA

Stagflation risks and a likely general election suggest a volatile environment in 2024.

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Looking back, looking ahead – with guarded optimism

November 30, 2023 |Joseph Wu, CFA

We examine the key macro developments that have defined 2023 so far and consider potential risks investors should monitor heading into 2024.

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Video: The Wealthy Barber on why executors should rely on trustworthy professionals

Video: The Wealthy Barber on why executors should rely on trustworthy professionals

November 29, 2023 |RBC Wealth Management

There’s a lot of advice online, and a lot of misinformation. If you’re an executor, get the right advice for you.

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Video: Are you an executor? Three reasons why you should get help

Video: Are you an executor? Three reasons why you should get help

November 29, 2023 |RBC Wealth Management

The Wealthy Barber on why executors should consider getting help from the professionals.

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