Canada's economy has been put on notice

May 12, 2020 |John Stackhouse

Fallout from the measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic have had a disproportionate impact on small businesses.

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After the fall

After the fall

May 11, 2020 |Josh Nye

April was a month of extremes. Survey data suggest economic activity contracted at an unprecedented rate as many economies were partially locked down in an effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The economic eclipse

The economic eclipse

May 09, 2020 |RBC Economics

Health crisis and oil price crash blacked out Canada's economy in April

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Podcast: Planning for capital losses with tax-loss selling

May 08, 2020 |Tony Maiorino and Allison Marshall

“Within tax planning, two main aspects are minimizing taxable gains and finding ways to effectively manage losses. It’s here that the strategy of tax-loss selling may be beneficial.”

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Two chess pieces

How rekindled trade tensions impact the investment outlook

May 08, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

As if economies and markets didn’t already have their hands full, fresh U.S.-China trade tensions have added a layer of uncertainty to consider.

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The outlook for oil in a period of demand destruction

The outlook for oil in a period of demand destruction

May 06, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

With oil prices in free fall as demand has evaporated into thin air, we look at what’s in store for the oil market.

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The roads to recovery for earnings and the economy

The roads to recovery for earnings and the economy

May 05, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

The shadow cast by COVID-19 on profits and GDP growth could be longer than expected. We examine the paths back to normal for earnings and the economy.

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Have you talked to your family about estate planning?

May 05, 2020 |David Chilton, The Wealthy Barber

The Wealthy Barber says it’s important to talk to your loved ones about your estate plan and where your important documents can be found.

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Buildings

May 1, 2020: Day of Rent Reckoning in Canada?

May 01, 2020 |By Robert Hogue

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely upset the livelihood of millions of Canadians and businesses.

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Global Insight Weekly

Understanding the Federal Reserve’s policy response to COVID-19

May 01, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed has pledged quantitative easing and liquidity facilities in response to COVID-19. Can its promises backstop the markets against volatility?

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