Volatility and Silver Linings

May 10, 2022 |Mike Allington

Volatility has picked up noticeably in recent weeks, with rather large swings higher and lower. We offer some perspective on the recent market turbulence, address the issue of inflation expectations, and discuss a silver lining.

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What is the equity selloff saying about the investment outlook?

January 25, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova and Jim Allworth

We regard the pullback as something that should be endured on the way to further market gains instead of portending “something worse.”

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Equity investing for the next ten years

December 01, 2021 |Jim Allworth

As we come out of the COVID-19 era and then move beyond it, what are the evolving forces driving the investment narrative and how can investors adapt?

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Investment outlook for your 2022 portfolio

December 01, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

Our thoughts about portfolio positioning for 2022 by asset class and region, and our forecasts for currencies and commodities.

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Is the U.S. corporate debt mountain something to worry about?

December 01, 2021 |Thomas Garretson

A historic corporate debt binge has supported the economic recovery. How should investors view the opportunities and risks for this business cycle?

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How China’s new economic policies could impact global investment

December 01, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier, Jasmine Duan

Tech-sector regulation is just one of the policy shifts being driven by President Xi Jinping, as China faces demographic and productivity challenges.

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Building mental resilience with Olympian Clara Hughes

July 20, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

Hughes says she walked away from a race realizing she hadn't fulfilled her job as an athlete and Olympian and vowed to use her platform to highlight mental health and the struggles.

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It's all about the Fed, again.

June 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 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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Coronavirus contagion: Implications for the economy and stock market

February 25, 2020 |Global Portfolio Advisory Committee

Volatility has spiked as the coronavirus outbreak expands outside of China. We look at the potential economic impact and the risks to U.S. equities.

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