Is the Fed on the road to raising interest rates?

Jun 18, 2021 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

The Federal Reserve’s June meeting opened the door to asset purchase tapering and interest rate hikes, but we see a long journey ahead.

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It's all about the Fed, again.

Jun 18, 2021 |Mike Allington

All eyes were on the U.S. Federal Reserve this past week. And, it did not disappoint, at least with respect to the buzz generated within the investment community.

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Can the Financials sector keep the rally going?

Jun 10, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

Optimism over the post-pandemic recovery has fueled the Financials sector’s heady rally. We see a number of catalysts that can push the sector higher.

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Audio commentary: Is inflation here to stay?

Jun 08, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova & Tylar Lunke

Inflation is speeding up and has grabbed the attention of investors. How long will inflation stay elevated, and what’s the potential impact for financial markets? Join Kelly Bogdanova and Tylar Lunke as they discuss the situation and what to expect.

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Canadian Equities Lead the Way

Jun 04, 2021 |Mike Allington

The Canadian equity market has been one of the best performing this year. In Canadian dollar terms, the market is up by an even bigger margin. We’ll focus on what’s been driving the market and its outlook going forward.

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Are preferred shares still preferred in this investment environment?

Jun 04, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

In a time of heightened risks around higher inflation and rates, can preferred shares provide portfolio income, as well as defense, for investors?

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Inflation aftershock: The implication for investors

Jun 02, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

Consumer prices are the highest in years. What are the risks for the equity market?

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HealthTech: How technology can help fix health care

Jun 02, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

Health care is plagued by the chronic conditions of bloated costs and gaps in access. But the intersection of health care and tech can offer a remedy.

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Does Europe’s rebound brighten the outlook for European equities?

May 27, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

Europe’s economy is reviving faster than expected. We explore opportunities for European equities, which tend to outperform in cyclical upswings.

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Can we bank on the banks?

May 21, 2021 |Mike Allington

Canadian investors are likely to turn their attention to the financial sector, with the banks set to report quarterly results next week. Earnings should be strong, but the question is whether they will be good enough to meet elevated expectations?

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