How would a Biden blue wave impact sectors?

The U.S. government moves more like a lumbering supertanker than a speedboat that can suddenly veer off in new directions. Yet a Democratic sweep of the White House and Congress, were that to be the election outcome, would bring with it some key policy changes. We look at how this scenario could affect different market sectors and subsectors, and identify which of these could be the winners and losers. Read the full economic outlook in the latest edition of Global Insight.

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 |RBC Wealth Management

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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100 years later: Economic gains and unfinished business of the 19th Amendment

Aug 17, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

Women today have obtained more education, elevated careers, higher wages and greater personal wealth than their mothers and grandmothers before them.

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U.S. earnings are moving in the right direction

Aug 14, 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 future of retail: How COVID-19 continues to transform e-commerce

Aug 14, 2020 |Tasneem Azim-Khan, CFA

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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Business owners in times of crisis: How women can chart new careers

Aug 12, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

Three female entrepreneurs who saw opportunity in inopportune times were rewarded for the risks they took.

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Big Tech is driving the market’s gains: What it means

Aug 06, 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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The outlook for gold prices in a volatile world

Aug 04, 2020 |Richard Tan, CFA

Gold has reached new highs against a backdrop of economic uncertainty. We look at its future prospects in light of economic stimulus and macro trends.

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What should investors expect from the U.S. elections?

Aug 04, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

Our overview of plausible U.S. election outcomes highlights the checks and balances that could limit the impact of politics on financial markets.

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How long will the economic recovery take?

Jul 31, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

As COVID-19 uncertainties continue, we examine revised GDP outlooks for the U.S., Canada, the EU, and China, and discuss portfolio positioning.

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Investor trends: Is telemedicine the way of the future?

Jul 29, 2020 |Gopa Nair, CFA

As more people access virtual health care while working from home, telehealth providers are a growing part of the health care sector.

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Families and Wealth Transfer Report

Different types of families have different approaches to building, preserving and passing on their family legacy. In the fourth report in our in-depth wealth transfer series, we look at how various families share their financial knowledge, prepare their inheritance plans, and educate the next generation on preserving family wealth.  Download our Families and Wealth Transfer Report to learn more.

Prosper US magazine cover Spring 2020 Introducing ProsperŸUS featuring the Women of RBC

Enjoy the inaugural issue of our new magazine, which showcases the dynamic culture created by the female advisors and leaders at RBC Wealth Management. Read the Spring 2020 issue.

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