Forward Guidance: Our weekly preview

Forward Guidance: Our weekly preview

Aug 03, 2020 |RBC Economics

Growth in employment to continue in July, at a slower pace

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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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Private Investment Management update

Jul 21, 2020 |Paul Belous
Good morning The top five stocks in the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 continue to gather in all the money and distort markets especially on the performance side. Yesterday for instance the market was up for the day yet 8 of the 10 sectors on the S&P 500 were...
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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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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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Market Commentary - July 2020

Jul 16, 2020 |Paul Belous
The month of June saw volatility continue but basically go nowhere in overall market terms. That is how it appears on the outside, however, on the inside, we continue to see wide distortions. The top-five market capitalization companies are now 25% of...
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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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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 Wealthy Barber on the markets, economy and the current business environment

Jul 06, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“I'm still a long-term optimist, there are definitely challenges out there now, but I feel good about where we're headed.”

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COVID-19 highlights the need for bold change in Canada’s eldercare system

Jun 23, 2020 |Naomi Powell

Canadians in long-term care have paid the heftiest price in this pandemic, with 82% of deaths coming from within their ranks.

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