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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U.S.-China tensions: beyond tariffs

Aug 27, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

We look at the prospects for China’s rebound from COVID-19 and the possible implications of the U.S. elections for investors.

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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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Podcast: Key elements in financial planning: Staying on track with your goals and needs

Aug 24, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management Services

“During times of change or volatility, there are certain strategies that can help you manage your financial well-being.”

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Weekend Reading: August 22-23

Aug 21, 2020 |Randall-Roberts Wealth Management
Guide to Investing in an Election Year Presidential elections can be divisive and unsettling. At times, the fate of the world seems to hang in the balance. But when it comes to investing, do elections really matter all that much? Our global research partners...
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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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Video streaming: Cord-cutting in the time of COVID-19

Aug 20, 2020 |Tasneem Azim-Khan, CFA

The pandemic has magnified the value proposition of video streaming and could potentially accelerate the cord-cutting and cord-shaving trends.

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Audio commentary: An update on COVID-19 and the race to develop a vaccine

Audio commentary: An update on COVID-19 and the race to develop a vaccine

Aug 20, 2020 |Janet Engels and Dr. Kennen Mackay

Dr. MacKay updates us on the data on COVID-19 cases and how close we are to a vaccine. He answers the question: “When will we be back to normal?”

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The Canadian dream postponed: Near-term recovery in immigration levels is unlikely

Aug 20, 2020 |Andrew Agopsowicz

Given widespread border closures, lockdowns and the economic upheaval caused by COVID-19, it comes as no surprise that the pandemic has slowed immigration to Canada.

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