Current Market Concerns

Oct 01, 2021 |RBC Portfolio Advisory Group
U.S. debt limit, Evergrande, and Interest Rates Volatility has returned after having been absent from the investing landscape over the past few months. As a result, many global markets have experienced some pressure in recent weeks, although the bouts...
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Where do we go from here?

Aug 11, 2021 |Phil Knight
Where do we go from here? After a dramatic vaccine reversal uptake in Canada, we are now ahead of the U.S. in the vaccine stakes and with that comes the continued hope that the worst for us all may be behind us. What does this mean in the investment world...
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Inflation – yes or no?

May 14, 2021 |Phil Knight
Inflation – yes or no? So what exactly caused the market volatility we saw over the past couple of weeks? Well after 14 months of the news being dominated by Trump and covid-19 we finally have something else to worry about - Inflation. What does inflation...
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A Cautionary Tale

Apr 09, 2021 |Phil Knight
Tulip Mania In 1593 tulips were introduced to the Dutch from Asia. Somehow, over time they contracted a virus which caused the tulip color to change dramatically. This in turn made the “new” tulips rare, increasing their desirability to all. Simple supply...
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RBC Global Insight Weekly - Shapes of Recovery

Mar 12, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

"It’s about one year on from when the pandemic shut down the global economy. While it will still be a long way back, the overall recovery is exceeding expectations. We look at where things stand for the world’s key regions as they continue to reset"

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RBC Global Insight- The shape of things to come

Jan 08, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

"The COVID-19 economic damage should diminish greatly through 2021, while confidence in a return to a recognizable social and business landscape will likely grow. As GDP regains its pre-pandemic peak and corporate earnings recover further, we expect"

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RBC Global Insight 2021 Investment Stance

Dec 11, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

"Ultralow interest rates should make equities the asset class of choice in 2021 while making fixed income more challenging. We provide our thoughts about portfolio positioning for 2021."

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Does the election matter?

Nov 13, 2020 |Phil Knight
Does the election matter? There is much discussion as to how the markets may react to the recent (non-) election results in the U.S. and how as investors we should rebalance our portfolios. First and foremost, it should be noted that making rash investment...
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How Worried Should We Be About Government Debt And Deficits?

Oct 16, 2020 |Phil Knight
How Worried Should We Be About Government Debt And Deficits? By Joseph Wu, CFA While massive aid/stimulus packages from governments in response to the COVID-19 recession have led to exploding budget deficits and debt levels around the world, bond markets...
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The Fall

Sep 11, 2020 |Phil Knight
The Fall No I’m not talking about the imminent collapse of the stock market, but rather the change of seasons that we are about to experience. The weeks of August were generally positive for the markets and the global economy, as indeed has been the trend...
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