Breaking down the Fed’s response to COVID-19

Apr 02, 2020 |RBC Portfolio Advisor Group

The Fed is adding a new twist to its asset purchase program by buying corporate and municipal bonds. The question is, should investors do the same?

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The U.S. economy is exposed and vulnerable … what’s next?

Apr 02, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

We explore the economic scenarios that could unfold depending on the path the virus takes and the different ways the recovery could play out in 2021.

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How the U.S. stimulus package blunts the coronavirus shock

Mar 26, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Washington is doing whatever it takes and then some. We look at who gets what from the massive relief, and consider the impact for the economy.

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US jobless claims off the charts

Mar 26, 2020 |Robert Hogue

Today's initial claims figure was at the upper end of the wide range of market expectations.

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Reflection of reality

Mar 24, 2020 |Global Portfolio Advisory Committee
The serious human toll and adverse economic and financial market consequences of COVID-19 continue to mount as the virus spreads further throughout North America and penetrates deeper in Europe. As a result, the global equity selloff has persisted with...
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Audio commentary: Coronavirus developments and market impact

Mar 19, 2020 |Jim Allworth

RBC Wealth Management’s latest thoughts on the unfolding coronavirus outbreak and the investment implications.

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Market update: Going to extremes

Mar 17, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova, Patrick McAllister, CFA and Mikhial Pasic, CFA

As more of North America and Europe shuts down in order to mitigate the rapid spread of COVID-19, a recession in both regions looks more likely.

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Just how contagious is COVID-19?

Mar 09, 2020 |Mark Porretta
At this point you cannot hide from the news surrounding COVID-19. If you turn on your television or read the newspaper, the top news story will likely cover new findings or cases surrounding COVID-19. As you continue to watch the newest media piece, our...
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Low and Negative Global Rates!

Nov 21, 2019 |Mark Porretta
I recently came across a great discussion piece about structural change in the global interest rate market. The change is lower and negative interest rates globally. I think this is something that everyone needs to think about in greater detail. I believe...
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Bring on the learning revolution!

Oct 04, 2019 |Mark Porretta
While in the office this week, I started thinking about this video I had watched a number of years ago that discusses a serious educational epidemic that we are facing in society. I wanted to watch the video back and see if the issues raised were solved...
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