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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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Nesting: Homebodies for now

Aug 18, 2020 |Portfolio Advisory Group

It seems likely that people all over the world have cabin fever and are eager to get out and about.

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“Just Do It": Eight tips for making it as a young entrepreneur

Aug 18, 2020 |John Stackhouse

On the first International Youth Day in 2000, the youth unemployment rate in Canada was about 12%.

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The future of retail: How COVID-19 continues to transform e-commerce

The future of retail: How COVID-19 continues to transform e-commerce

Aug 14, 2020 |Tasneem Azim-Khan

The pandemic has fast-tracked the transition to online retail from store-based, and market share gains may become permanent for some online companies.

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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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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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Ocean economy: The next frontier in Canadian innovation

Aug 11, 2020 |John Stackhouse

With the world's longest ocean coastline, Canada is surrounded by a remarkable resource, one that binds global environmental and business interests in innumerable ways.

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