2024 earnings: The likely convergence of the “haves and have nots”

2024 earnings: The likely convergence of the “haves and have nots”

April 05, 2024 |Kelly Bogdanova

As all eyes focus on Q1 earnings results, we think the full-year earnings growth trajectory is more important. Growth rates for the Magnificent 7 and non-Mag 7 stocks are expected to converge, but some earnings risks remain.

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High expectations for U.S. equity markets

High expectations for U.S. equity markets

April 03, 2024 |Jim Allworth

Most major equity markets have moved to new high ground, propelled by expectations for interest rate cuts. But we are not out of the woods yet.

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The metamorphosis of European equities

The metamorphosis of European equities

March 28, 2024 |Frédérique Carrier & Thomas McGarrity, CFA – London

No longer wan and listless, we think European equities are emerging from their chrysalis with newfound potential. We look at how the investment story is transforming and why investors should take a fresh look at the asset class.

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Central banks are off to the races

Central banks are off to the races

March 21, 2024 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

While the Fed’s meeting didn’t deliver much that was new, it at least eased concerns that rate cuts could be delayed. Other central banks grabbed the spotlight, with potentially significant ramifications.

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How to safeguard yourself against cybercrime and electronic fraud

March 21, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

With cybercrime on the rise in Canada, it's important to know how to protect yourself and your family.

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2024 presidential election update: Key things to know about U.S. elections & the market

Audio commentary: 2024 presidential election update: Key things to know about U.S. elections & the market

March 15, 2024 |Kelly Bogdanova & Tylar Lunke
What can we learn about returns from past elections? What campaign issues are the markets watching? What current factors are bigger drivers of stock prices than the election? Kelly Bogdanova, Co-chair of RBC’s Global Portfolio Advisory Committee, and...
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The importance of focusing on time horizon

The importance of focusing on time horizon

March 14, 2024 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

Too often, we find investors focusing on what the press puts before them instead of concentrating on issues relevant to their goals. We explain why investment time horizon should be a key focus of portfolio thinking.

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Is the U.S. equity market getting bubbly again?

March 08, 2024 |Kelly Bogdanova

A growing chorus on Wall Street is warning an AI-led bubble may be forming. While a near-term pullback can’t be ruled out, we argue this is not Tech Bubble 2.0.

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The five flags “watch list”: Protecting our most vulnerable

The five flags “watch list”: Protecting our most vulnerable

March 08, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management
Exploiting and harming those most vulnerable in our society is on the rise. Here are five signs of elder abuse to be on the watch for. While many Canadians look forward to enjoying the later years of their lives - either in full retirement or for some...
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The Fiendish Five – five common scams to be on the lookout for

The Fiendish Five – five common scams to be on the lookout for

March 08, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management
As our online lives continue to expand, cybercriminals are also increasing their nefarious efforts. To fight back, here are five common cyber scams to be aware of, and tips on how to avoid them. In the pre-Internet world, the most common method of theft...
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