Gravitas - Out With The [G]old And In With The New

Nov 30, 2020 |Austin Walker
We exited some of our gold positions this week. RBC's technical strategist had these poignant comments: "The trend on gold has been weakening for the past three months, since the price went above the $2000 mark, and while the pullback has now exceeded...
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Have you made these two estate planning mistakes?

Nov 30, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

The Wealthy Barber on what you may have overlooked in your estate plan.

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Why your digital assets should be part of your estate plan

Nov 25, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

The Wealthy Barber on planning for your digital assets after you’re gone.

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Gravitas - A Loonie For Your Thoughts

Nov 24, 2020 |The Newton Group
The Canadian dollar has been surprisingly strong versus the U.S. dollar over the past six months rising almost 7%. This has proved useful when we take initial positions in U.S. denominated investment, but is impeding performance when we measure the performance...
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A Spotlight on the Labour Market: An Uneven Recovery

Nov 23, 2020 |Dawn Desjardins
RBC’s New Canadian Monthly Macroeconomic Series In the second edition of The Economic Pulse, Dawn Desjardins, RBC’s Deputy Chief Economist takes a closer look at the fragmented recovery of the Canadian labour market and provides her outlook as Canada...
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The challenging path forward for yields

Nov 20, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

As the potential catalysts to a higher yield environment disappear, we explain why we think the fixed income landscape ahead will be challenging.

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Automation advancements lead to new products and higher productivity

Nov 18, 2020 |Dan Smith, CFA

Advancements in computing power and mechanical technology can lower manufacturers’ costs, and bring added quality and customization to their products.

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Estate planning to avoid a family feud

Nov 17, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

The Wealthy Barber's strategy for family heirlooms and personal belongings.

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How the U.S. election affects the economic and investment outlook

Nov 16, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova and Jim Allworth

While Joe Biden is projected to win the election, it appears he’ll have to work with a status quo, i.e., divided, Congress. What’s next?

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The vaccine is a game changer for economies, markets, and investors

Nov 16, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We can look through the COVID-19 valley and focus more confidently on the recovery and post-pandemic world. Do investors need to rethink positioning?

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