New year, new U.S. recession scorecard indicator

Jan 20, 2022 |Jim Allworth, Investment Strategist

We're adding a seventh recession indicator to our scorecard. What’s new and why is it being added?

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Audio commentary: 2022 - A year of shifting gears

Jan 14, 2022 |Janet Engels & Kelly Bogdanova

A discussion of why the economy is positioned for above-trend growth and why equities should post positive returns, albeit with more volatility.

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Are markets playing catch-up to the Fed?

Jan 13, 2022 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Not only has it been a rather volatile start to the year for markets, but it has been a somewhat confounding one as well. Despite fears of a more aggressive Fed in the face of persistent inflation, it could actually mean better economic outcomes...

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U.S. vs. international equities: Time for a portfolio tune-up?

Jan 07, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

Investors shouldn’t fall prey to a “U.S. bias” as we think international stocks have favorable characteristics arguing for their inclusion in portfolios.

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Omicron won’t deter hawkish central banks

Jan 06, 2022 |Josh Nye
December’s central bank meetings were generally more hawkish than expected as policymakers placed more weight on rising inflation and shrinking economic slack than emerging risks from Omicron. The BoE became the first G7 central bank to raise interest...
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Canadian Canoe Museum’s new home will preserve an important part of Canada’s heritage

Jan 04, 2022 |RBC Wealth Management

With support from RBC and others, the museum has been able to start conversations across the country about its collection. Ones that will bring new knowledge and perspectives to the museum's diverse treasures.

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Investing in the post-COVID world: Where to from here

Dec 17, 2021 |Jim Allworth, Kelly Bogdanova & Frédérique Carrier

Investors will have to adjust to different dynamics that are setting the tone for the coming year and beyond. We explore these and other key themes.

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2021 economic and fiscal update

Dec 15, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management Services

A summary of tax and support measures announced by the federal government.

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The Fed’s got another bond market conundrum on its hands

Dec 10, 2021 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

Why are longer-term Treasury yields remaining below both current and expected future inflation?

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The omicron variant: A heavy dose of uncertainty

Dec 03, 2021 |Joseph Wu, CFA

Many questions surround the newest COVID-19 variant, but if history is any indication, its market effect may not be one of them.

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