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Are Treasury yields rising for all of the right reasons?

Apr 06, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Rising yields signal robust growth as inflation fears lurk. How the Fed’s new policy framework plays out will be a fascinating experiment for markets.

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How Canada can thrive in a new global trade landscape

Mar 31, 2021 |Naomi Powell

The world’s supply chains have endured many blows this century: 9/11, the global financial crisis, the Fukushima earthquake, Brexit. But even in that context, the past year stands out.

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

Mar 15, 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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Can equities tolerate higher bond yields?

Feb 25, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

The spike in yields of late has sent shivers through stock markets. But this rise, if contained, isn’t necessarily bad news for stocks.

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Why are yields on the rise, and how could higher yields affect investors?

Feb 18, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The pace of yield gains has brought some market jitters. But we see yields rising for the right reasons, bringing with it little threat for markets.

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Is a stock market bubble inflating close to a bursting point?

Jan 28, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

We take stock of the signs of excess in financial markets and look at how to position portfolios through this period.

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

Dec 18, 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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Audio commentary: Global Insight 2021 Outlook

Dec 09, 2020 |Mark Bayko & Jim Allworth

Mark Bayko and Jim Allworth, members of the Global Portfolio Advisory Committee, discuss the Global Insight 2021 Outlook.

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Adapting fixed income investment strategies in an ultralow rate world

Dec 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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Streaming services have accelerated during COVID-19. Will this continue?

Oct 08, 2020 |Tasneem- Azim-Khan, CFA

The pandemic has magnified the value proposition of streaming services and could potentially accelerate the cord-cutting and cord-shaving trends towards cable TV.

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