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Not a phantom rally in equity markets

Dec 01, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

We assess the four catalysts that have caused key markets to bounce by double digits, and discuss why investors should avoid the temptation of market timing.

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Midterms and the market: Welcome back, gridlock

Nov 18, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

We look at how the election could impact U.S. equities and key industries, and point out the market has its own rhythm when it comes to the midterms.

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What are the investment implications of a UK recession?

Nov 17, 2022 |Frédérique Carrier

Amidst market turmoil and leadership changes, the UK faces a range of economic challenges. We survey the factors that could impact investment.

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What are the risks and opportunities in an unsettled investment environment?

Nov 10, 2022 |Joseph Wu, CFA

While there could be some positive surprises, a wide range of potential economic outcomes warrants a modestly defensive stance in portfolio positioning.

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China’s 20th Party Congress charts a course through turbulence and transformation

Nov 07, 2022 |Jasmine Duan -Investment Strategist, RBC Investment Services (Asia) Limited

As China faces challenges to growth and development, we reflect on the outcome of the twice-a-decade gathering and what it means for investors.

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How high must the Fed hike rates to fight inflation?

Nov 03, 2022 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Many global central banks have taken the first steps in signaling a more cautious approach to rate hikes—except the Fed. The Fed now stands alone.

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Audio commentary: Not so concerning

Nov 01, 2022 |Atul Bhatia, CFA, and Tylar Lunke

The U.S. is the world’s largest debtor, and the combination of rising interest rates and trillions in U.S. government debt has left some investors a bit nervous.

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U.S. debt not so concerning

Oct 27, 2022 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

Rising interest rates and trillions in U.S. government debt have left some investors nervous. We look at the implications of U.S. rates and debt.

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Are earnings the next shoe to drop for the stock market?

Oct 20, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

As market uncertainty zeros in on the U.S. corporate profit outlook, we look at the 2023 earnings picture and implications for U.S. equity exposure.

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The Fed’s inflation fight pushes back on a policy pivot

Oct 13, 2022 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

The Fed will keep at it until it has inflation undeniably under control. But we think Fed messaging is evolving, and we look at what to make of this.

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