Earnings Matter

Jan 21, 2022 |Mike Allington

The new year has gotten off to a poor start. The main culprit has been raising bond yields. Much of the weakness has been focused in the growth pockets. We discuss why earnings may play a more important role going forward in driving equity returns.

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What's in store for 2022?

Dec 10, 2021 |Mike Allington

Global equity markets have been able to shrug off some of the uncertainties posed by the new omicron variant and are once again flirting with their highs. Risks posed to the economy may be small. We'll offer some thoughts on the year ahead.

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A new dose of uncertainty - is this time different?

Nov 26, 2021 |Mike Allington

Global equity markets are ending the month of November on a down note as the discovery of a new variant of the coronavirus has created some alarm.

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Orderly Disorder

Oct 01, 2021 |Mike Allington

Volatility has returned after having been absent from the investing landscape over the past few months. As a result, many global markets have experienced some pressure in recent weeks, although the bouts of weakness have been orderly in nature.

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Glass Half Full With Tempered Expectations

Aug 20, 2021 |Mike Allington

Global markets have been relatively resilient through a summer period that has had its fair share of uncertainties. The outlook remains constructive, but investors may want to temper their expectations with respect to investment returns.

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It was a big week for the technology sector

Jul 30, 2021 |Mike Allington

Many large technology companies reported second quarter results over the past week that were solid overall, with the odd exception here and there. It reflects the favourable demand environment for the range of products and services they offer.

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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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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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Pro athletes: How to navigate short careers, long retirements

Sep 04, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

It can be overwhelming to be on the receiving end of a financial windfall. What pro athletes need to know.

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