Weaving the threads of U.S. equity outperformance

Weaving the threads of U.S. equity outperformance

July 11, 2024 |Ben Graham, CFA

While AI and the Magnificent 7 have been exceedingly visible in their leadership, we spotlight two other trends with a clear impact on portfolio performance and how to approach U.S. equities as the economic environment inevitably evolves.

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Video: Three reasons Canadian investors should care about U.S. debt

Video: Three reasons Canadian investors should care about U.S. debt

July 03, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

Find out three ways U.S. debt can affect Canada.

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U.S. debt dilemma No quick fixes and no catastrophes

U.S. debt dilemma: No quick fixes and no catastrophes

June 27, 2024 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

The federal government’s debt has doubled since 2015 – and shows no signs of turning around.

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The fine, frustrating U.S. equity rally

June 21, 2024 |Kelly Bogdanova

The U.S. stock market rally continues to outdo itself. But several factors make for a more nuanced narrative. We assess the backdrop framing the rally and how to position equity portfolios.

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Redder: Updating our recession scorecard

Redder: Updating our recession scorecard

June 17, 2024 |Jim Allworth

Midway through 2024, changes in our U.S. Recession Scorecard signal rising economic risks for equity investors in the second half of the year.

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An evolving investment landscape

An evolving investment landscape

February 29, 2024 |Joseph Wu, CFA

We survey the macro factors shaping the global economy, and their implications for portfolio positioning as 2024 unfolds.

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Positioning for inflation shocks

Positioning for inflation shocks

February 16, 2024 |Sean Killin

Geopolitical tensions and policy uncertainty are driving inflation risks. We look at the potential role of fixed income in portfolio positioning.

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As the U.S. hits the debt ceiling, what’s next for financial markets?

January 20, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

While a U.S. default is exceedingly unlikely, what are the costs of political brinkmanship for global financial markets?

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What’s ahead for investors as economic trends change in 2023?

January 12, 2023 |Joseph Wu, CFA

As economic trends shift, we believe 2023 will be characterized by continued volatility and in some cases, periods of risk-on market action.

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Does slowing growth have a silver lining for fixed income investors?

June 30, 2022 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

It’s important to consider secondary impacts of slowing growth, and we look at how investors may see positives in today’s economic backdrop.

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