Investor trends: Cloud computing basics and benefits

Aug 28, 2020 |Portfolio Advisory Group

As work-from-home continues to be the new norm for many people, we examine why cloud computing has become more important for companies.

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Implications of increased testing and clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines

Aug 26, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

As diagnostic testing ramps up, and clinical trials of vaccines and treatments get underway, we look at implications for Health Care investors.

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Speed bump in the secular growth of the sharing economy

Aug 24, 2020 |Alan Robinson – Portfolio Advisor, Seattle, United States

The sharing economy is an economic model defined as a peer-to-peer-based activity of acquiring, providing, or sharing access to goods and services that is often facilitated by a community-based online platform.

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The Fed and monetary policy are on call to support the recovery

Aug 21, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed appears to be shying away from further policy action as conditions remain favorable. But it stands ready to move should action be required.

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The Wealthy Barber’s tips for choosing the right executor

Aug 19, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“I don’t want to be an executor. Too much work. Too much stress. Too much potential liability.”

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U.S. earnings are moving in the right direction

Aug 13, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

With Q2 earnings better than feared, what does this mean for the 2020–21 earnings outlook? And is the market’s current valuation a sticking point?

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The Wealthy Barber on how a cottage can complicate estate planning

Aug 13, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“The last thing you want is for your cottage, a place of great memories, a true family treasure, to end up being a wedge that drives your family apart.”

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Investor trends: Digital payments are accelerating in the COVID-19 world

Aug 11, 2020 |Stephen Chang, CFA

We explore the impact of COVID-19 on digital payments as quarantine measures and sanitation concerns have accelerated the pre-existing secular shift.

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Named as an executor? The Wealthy Barber thinks it's important to know what you're getting into

Aug 07, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

“If you’re named executor, please get professionals involved. I don’t mean psychiatrists, though that may be a good move, too.”

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Big Tech is driving the market’s gains: What does this mean?

Big Tech is driving the market’s gains: What does this mean?

Aug 07, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

The five largest stocks in the S&P 500 have accounted for a disproportionate share of stock market returns for some time now. How concerning is this?

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