Recent Market Volatility

May 10, 2022 |Robert Thomson

Inflation and the prospect of rising interest rates has spooked the markets.  We’ve entered a point where the market is trading more on good news vs bad news as opposed to valuation …

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Managing a portfolio in times of Geopolitical uncertainty

February 28, 2022 |Robert Thomson

For a situation like we are seeing now, our Fight or flight instincts can compel us to take action when we feel threatened, and that usually coincides with what turns out to be the worst time to take action. 

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Tech Market, Inflation and Interest rates

January 26, 2022 |Robert Thomson

The pullback is most prominent in the tech sector. Investors are grappling with what the effects of rising rates and inflation will have on these companies. This is nothing new.

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The fall outlook

September 22, 2020 |Robert Thomson

Looking forward the next few months, we are starting to see more positive signs. The data coming out is signaling that the economy has a foothold.

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The 2 most common questions and concerns we hear from clients, and how we are addressing them.

May 21, 2020 |Robert Thomson

We're hearing two common questions: When will the markets pull out of this stage, and what will the markets and economy look like on the other side.

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The Transition from Lockdown to reopening.

May 06, 2020 |Robert Thomson

Jim Allworth Discusses the transition from Lockdown to Reopening

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An update with Jim Allworth

April 09, 2020 |Robert Thomson

RBC Wealth Management’s latest thoughts on COVID-19 and its implications for the economic and investment outlook.

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Article on Coronavirus concerns and Drop in Oil Prices

March 10, 2020 |Robert Thomson

Yesterday saw a large sell of on the markets caused by further concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, coupled with Saudi Arabia's decision to begin an oil price war.  Here are some positive things to consider..

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The Coronavirus and its impact on the global economy

February 04, 2020 |Robert Thomson

The Corona Virus outbreak in China is alarming. Rather than attempting to pinpoint the likely extent of the virus, we'll take a look at historical data to establish some reference points for how markets might react.

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2020 Global Outlook

November 20, 2019 |Robert Thomson

Economic outlook: though we expect markets to rise, we are also more cautious than at any time in the past decade.

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