Gravitas - Run Aground

March 26, 2021 |The Newton Group

The running aground of a 400-meter-long container ship in the Suez Canal made international news this week. Tug boats are working furiously to clear the blockage, and metaphorically the markets are trying to clear blockages of their own

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Gravitas - The Fed

March 19, 2021 |The Newton Group

There is misplaced talk that the Fed is losing control of the yield curve. Remember, it wasn’t too long ago when the negative yield curve was front and centre with warnings about recession.

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Vaccines Put Global Economy on Recovery Track

March 19, 2021 |Craig Wright, Dawn Desjardins and Nathan Janzen

The outlook for the global economy improved significantly as vaccine production and distribution ramped up with real GDP expected to increase by 5½% in 2021.

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Your goals and your wealth: It’s about more than money

March 17, 2021 |Tony Maiorino

Comprehensive wealth planning opens the door to many different opportunities to help you reach your goals. Find out the difference a team-focused approach can make.

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And Now the Reset: 9 ways COVID has changed consumers, and business, for the decade ahead

March 16, 2021 |John Stackhouse

As the pandemic crosses the one-year mark, its early lessons are proving to have remarkable staying power.

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Gravitas - We Have Time

March 12, 2021 |The Newton Group

As expected, the Bank of Canada left its key policies unchanged, holding the overnight rate steady at 0.25% and government bond purchases at $4 billion per week.

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How COVID-19 has impacted the outlook for Canadian women in work

March 08, 2021 |Dawn Desjardins and Carrie Freestone

We all have responsibility for getting more Canadians back to work and managing the forces of automation and digitalization. The greater the number of people who participate in Canada’s recovery, the stronger our economy will be.

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Gravitas - On Alert

March 05, 2021 |The Newton Group

Is a correction like this unusual? Not at all! We should expect, on average, three 5% corrections a year. We should also expect, on average, one 10% correction every year.

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COVID Further Clouded the Outlook for Canadian Women at Risk of Disruption

March 04, 2021 |Dawn Desjardins & Carrie Freestone

Almost half a million Canadian women who lost their jobs during the pandemic hadn’t returned to work as of January.

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Celebrating Pearleen Oliver: The story of what one voice can accomplish

March 01, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

We don't have the ability to undo or change the past, but we can elevate the people that stood up for others and said every voice counts. Dr. Pearleen Oliver is one of those people—and someone every Canadian should know.

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