The Weather Network’s long-term forecast: data, data and more data

Jul 28, 2020 |John Stackhouse

To succeed in the post-COVID economy, businesses will need more than just a pivot to digital – they’ll need to lean into and harness data to gain an advantage.

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Are preferred shares right for your portfolio?

Are preferred shares right for your portfolio?

Jul 24, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Interest rates on investment-grade corporate debt are at historic lows, but we see value in preferred shares for fixed income portfolios.

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To go, please: How food delivery platforms are transforming restaurants

To go, please: How food delivery platforms are transforming restaurants

Jul 21, 2020 |John Stackhouse
Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Simplecast | See transcript When it comes to business disruption, there’s a saying that the impact usually takes much longer to hit than anyone predicted – and then hits with a force no one thought...
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Audio commentary: Reversal of fortunes for Canadian preferred share market

Jul 20, 2020 |Mikhial Pasic and Chris Girdler

Mikhial Pasic & Chris Girdler discuss developments in the Canadian preferred share market; outlining why there might be more room for positive preferred share performance.

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How much does the president influence financial markets?

How much does the president influence financial markets?

Jul 16, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

The president is but one of many factors that impact markets. Don’t let the media’s election coverage sway investment strategy. Focus on what matters.

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Pandemic threatens decades of women’s labour force gains

Jul 16, 2020 |RBC Economics

COVID downturn sees job losses eclipse those of any other recession

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Managing Covid Outbreaks Key for the Path to Economic Recovery

Managing COVID outbreaks key for the path to economic recovery

Jul 10, 2020 |Josh Nye
Financial Markets Monthly - July 2020 The equity market rally that extended from late-March to early-June—pushing the S&P 500 within 5% of February’s record high—faded over the past month as investors balanced improving economic data with concerns about...
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Why investors shouldn’t be spooked by Q2 earnings

Why investors shouldn’t be spooked by Q2 earnings

Jul 10, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Investors should widen their range of vision, and look at the contours of the economic recovery and how earnings estimates for 2021 shake out.

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BoC surveys show expectations for gradual recovery

BoC surveys show expectations for gradual recovery

Jul 06, 2020 |Nathan Janzen
Business expectations for future sales, investment activity historically (but not unprecedentedly) low. Businesses report ability to ramp up production quickly, but concerns about demand will persist Household income/spending expectations lower, but both...
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The resilient Health Care sector in an election year

The resilient Health Care sector in an election year

Jul 06, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

We examine investment themes we think are supportive of the sector’s long-term growth prospects regardless of the policy environment.

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