Is the U.S. dollar losing its global appeal?

April 14, 2022 |Alan Robinson

We look at the concerns regarding the dollar’s status and determine if a change in the currency hierarchy is imminent.

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The Wealthy Barber’s dad on being an executor of a Will

April 14, 2022 |David Chilton

Settling an estate with no experience is not for the faint-hearted

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Tree Canada plants 50,000 trees after clients choose to go ‘paperless’

April 13, 2022 |RBC Wealth Management

Two years and tens of thousands of trees later, an initiative to go “paperless” has seeded the beginnings of reforestation, new habitats, land restoration, cleaner air and cleaner waterways in regions across Canada.

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Is the market overreacting to the inverted yield curve?

April 08, 2022 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

We believe the market’s concerns have gotten ahead of the data and the economics. Not all curves are created equal and the real picture looks different.

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Will economic turbulence disrupt global equity markets?

April 05, 2022 |Jim Allworth

We take a fresh look at the seven key leading indicators that make up our U.S. recession scorecard, with an eye towards portfolio positioning.

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The Russia-Ukraine conflict and a new Europe in the making

April 05, 2022 |Frédérique Carrier

The conflict is driving a transformation of the EU’s economic and geopolitical order. Despite the dark cloud over Europe today, opportunities remain.

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Why the U.S. and Canada can weather the economic shock from the Russia-Ukraine conflict

April 01, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

Different regions are feeling different effects. Why are the U.S. and Canadian economies more resilient, and how does that factor into equity portfolios?

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Proceed with Caution?

April 01, 2022 |Mike Allington

Volatility has been more subdued in recent weeks, while bond yields and equity markets have continued to grind higher, despite the first inverted yield curve since 2019.

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What could shape portfolio performance over the next year?

March 24, 2022 |Joseph Wu, CFA

As market volatility persists, weakness in equities may have a surprising benefit. We look at several factors that may impact the macro outlook.

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