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The certainty of policy uncertainty

June 01, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

Recent events have put U.S. policymakers from the administration to Congress and the Fed in a bad light. What went wrong and what fixes can be made?

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Debt ceiling update

May 26, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

Recent headlines on debt ceiling negotiations indicate significant progress towards a deal, but with major unresolved issues.

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Thoughts On ... House of Bricks

May 26, 2023 |Matt Barasch

It has been a challenging year for the Canadian housing market. This week we discuss RBC Economics' thoughts on the current situation.

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Mixed message

May 25, 2023 |Joseph Wu, CFA

Some recent data suggest the global economic expansion is intact, while other clues indicate caution is warranted. What does that mean for investors?

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Trends and opportunities for emerging market investment

May 18, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier

With improving growth projections and structural economic changes, emerging markets are attracting investment in both equities and fixed income.

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Thoughts On ... All About That Bass

May 12, 2023 |Matt Barasch
All About that Bass We will readily admit that when we sat down to write this week’s missive, we did not know who Meghan Trainor was. This is not a criticism of Ms. Trainor, but rather more of a commentary on our tastes in classic rock and the fact that...
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Matt's Market Minute: Inflation's Coming Down

May 12, 2023 |Karen Barasch

A brief breakdown on the status of inflation.

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Not out of the woods

May 11, 2023 |Kelly Bogdanova

The U.S. equity market is purring along, but the threat of market volatility remains. We look at three lingering risks investors should keep in mind.

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Deciphering the Fed’s policy picture

May 04, 2023 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

With a paint-by-numbers policy decision, the Fed missed an opportunity to express itself more freely. And the market reaction this week reflects that.

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The rocky road for debt ceiling negotiations

May 02, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

Raising the U.S. debt limit has been a regular occurrence, but striking a deal has often been an arduous task. We explain why this round of negotiations looks particularly tough.

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