Gravitas - Prediction Addiction

December 23, 2020 |The Newton Group

’Tis the wonderful season for market forecasts, stock predictions and top ten lists. Unfortunately nobody has any knowledge of what is going to happen next year that is worth sharing in any sort of definitive way.

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Raising the next generation to live more sustainably

December 21, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

As parents think about the legacy they want to leave, educating the next generation around sustainability can help leave a lasting impact on generations to come.

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Gravitas - Santa Claus Rally

December 19, 2020 |The Newton Group

The term "Santa Claus Rally" gets thrown around a lot, but it's often misunderstood.

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Accommodative Fed policy will be a way of life for the economy and markets

December 19, 2020 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As the Fed settles in for the long haul, we look at what’s behind the Fed’s thinking, the fiscal stimulus taking shape, and the impact for investors.

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Gravitas - Spotlight On Canada

December 12, 2020 |The Newton Group
I don't discuss Canada’s stock market as much as I probably should but the good news is that it has found its groove heading into the final weeks of the year. After surging more than 10 per cent in November, the S&P TSX Composite Index has rallied another...
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Gravitas - Reaching For New Highs

December 09, 2020 |The Newton Group
As we closed out November, Canada’s stock market finally erased the last of its pandemic-driven losses. The S&P/TSX Composite Index climbed during the month, clawing its way back into the green for 2020. Earlier this year, the Covid-19 outbreak wiped...
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The road ahead for investors

December 05, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova, Frédérique Carrier, and Jim Allworth

As we come to the end of a year unlike any other in memory, 2021 should bring a change in the narrative. Challenges certainly remain, but with the start of a new economic and investment era before us, we look at what investors can expect in 2021.

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What are the consequences of the growing government debt dilemma?

December 02, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova, and Frédérique Carrier

Governments are awash in debt, with no signs borrowing will let up anytime soon. Is this sustainable? What are the risks for economies and taxpayers?

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Adapting fixed income investment strategies in an ultralow rate world

December 02, 2020 |Christopher Girdler, CFA and Mikhial Pasic, CFA

What worked in the past may not work in the future. So it’s sensible to split the roles of safety and income generation in fixed income portfolios.

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What does inflation look like in a post-pandemic world?

December 02, 2020 |Tom Porcelli & Jim Allworth

With the U.S. economy still reopening, where is inflation going from here and what can investors watch to gauge how price pressures may be building?

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