The good, that bad, and the earnings...

April 29, 2022 |Mike Allington

It has been a challenging few weeks for global equity markets, with most having been relatively weak of late. There’s no one factor to blame. We share some thoughts on the first quarter earnings results which are now about halfway complete.

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What’s behind the stock market slump?

April 28, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

With stock markets in another funk, we discuss the overt challenges, some other risks in the background, and what this spells for the equity outlook.

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Ongoing omicron: What’s next for China?

April 22, 2022 |Frédérique Carrier & Jasmine Duan

China’s economy has taken a hit from omicron’s spread. We look at the zero-COVID policy’s impact, and highlight implications for equity investors.

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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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