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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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Are preferred shares right for your portfolio?

Jul 24, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Interest rates on investment-grade corporate debt are at historic lows, but we see value in preferred shares for fixed income portfolios.

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You’ve been named an executor? Tips for executing an estate plan

Jul 20, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

Being named executor may be overwhelming at first, but with the following tips and help from professionals, you can successfully settle an estate.

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