Audio commentary: Checking in on Internet trends with Mark Mahaney

May 13, 2020 |Mark Mahaney

Top-ranked Internet analyst Mark Mahaney, Managing Director with RBC Capital Markets, joins Janet Engels, Head of the Portfolio Advisory Group – U.S., to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on online trends.

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The ethical dilemma of self-driving cars

Aug 09, 2019 |Mark Porretta
For the last several years, it has seemed the news around self-driving cars is everywhere. While we have yet to see a fully automated car, massive strides have been taken by Tesla, BMW and others. The distant future may not be so distant. Shorter commute...
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Rising tides for athlete's earnings

Aug 02, 2019 |Mark Porretta
There's no perfect formula for how much money people make. This has never been more evident than in professional sports. Athletes’ salaries illustrate one of the basic economic theories; you get paid as much as someone is willing to pay you. Last week...
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Mid engine C8 is here - Now this is just awesome!

Jul 26, 2019 |Mark Porretta
For as long as I can remember, I have always been a car guy. As I have aged, my love for cars has only increased. I came across this article a few days ago and, due to my love for cars and Corvettes especially, it got me excited for 2020 and the release...
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The future of the American Mall

May 03, 2019 |Mark Porretta
I'm guessing that you think you already know what I'm going to say. Physical stores are dying and the future of shopping is online. As time moves forward, I too adhere to this message. I came across an article published on Bloomberg this weekend that...
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The robots may be coming to healthcare — but so are the jobs

Mar 08, 2019 |Mark Porretta
Over the past few years, people have become increasingly worried about their job security with the rise in robotics and artificial intelligence. This article highlights the need for humans, as our society becomes more technologically developed and dependent...
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Starting a business? How to plan for success as an entrepreneur

Feb 08, 2019 |Mark Porretta
I came across this great article that highlights the story and experiences of Dr. Marjorie Dixon. She goes through the ups and downs of starting and growing her own business from eight employees to 80 full time employees. She goes in depth describing...
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Strategic Alliance Between RBC GAM and BlackRock

Jan 29, 2019 |Mark Porretta
Some interesting news came out on Tuesday between RBC GAM and BlackRock. RBC GAM and BlackRock are forming a strategic alliance to bring together the ETF families to create RBC iShares and a $60 billion pool of index-based investments. This is another...
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