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ESG trends for 2021

Feb 23, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

Learn about the ESG trends for 2021 in our latest issue of Insights into responsible investing newsletter.

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Why are yields on the rise, and how could higher yields affect investors?

Feb 19, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The pace of yield gains has brought some market jitters. But we see yields rising for the right reasons, bringing with it little threat for markets.

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Are you ready to be a personal trustee?

Feb 17, 2021 |Angie O'Leary

To ease the burden and legal exposure, appointing a professional trustee is worth considering, especially for individuals with larger or complex estates

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Meme stock episode: Is this a risk to traditional investment portfolios?

Feb 12, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

We think the GameStop episode is indicative of a megashift at play—one that’s bigger than the stock market. What does this mean for long-term investors?

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Beyond financial statements: What makes a company sustainably successful?

Feb 10, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

We discuss how ESG factors can be a driver of investment value.

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Breaking down economic data: What's in store for the U.S. economy?

Feb 05, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Much of the outlook remains dependent on the path of COVID-19, with plenty still to be done, the tailwinds suggest plenty of reason for optimism.

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Is a stock market bubble inflating close to a bursting point?

Jan 29, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

We take stock of the signs of excess in financial markets and look at how to position portfolios through this period.

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U.S. earnings dropping positive hints despite COVID-19 challenges

Jan 22, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

The outline of the Q4 2020 earnings picture is encouraging. The market may take a breather in the near term, but the long-term setup is constructive.

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Rejoining the Paris Agreement and what it means for U.S. investors

Jan 21, 2021 |Kent McClanahan

An International Finance Corporation analysis found the Paris Agreement has created a $23 trillion global investment opportunity in emerging industries, such as solar and wind.

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Need cash? The math behind whether you should borrow, or sell investments

Jan 21, 2021 |Matthew Franks, Head of High Net Worth Credit, RBC Wealth Management

We have a quick and easy formula to help determine if selling assets vs. borrowing works better when you need cash.

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