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Trade war fears and volatility cast shadows of doubt over financial markets

May 17, 2019 |Tom Garretson and Frédérique Carrier

There’s more to the equity pullback than trade fears. Meanwhile, China’s threat to dump Treasuries is much ado about nothing.

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U.S.-China tariff threats bring turbulent trade winds

May 09, 2019 |Laura Cooper

We look at the likely fallout for the economy and explain why a constructive yet vigilant position toward equities is warranted.

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Defense mechanisms for U.S. equity portfolios

May 02, 2019 |Kelly Bogdanova and Jim Allworth

How investors can use the recent rally as an opportunity to take a more defensive posture by upgrading the quality of U.S. equity portfolios.

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Passion investing: Diversifying your portfolio into the wine market

May 01, 2019 |RBC Wealth Management

There’s a growing trend around investment in fine wine, offering diversification and the potential for returns.

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The global economic outlook amid crosscurrents and conflicting signals

Apr 05, 2019 |Laura Cooper

It’s worth looking at what’s on the radar for the global economy to gauge whether a growth storm will be averted.

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Economic growth outlook: An aging expansion

Apr 05, 2019 |RBC Wealth Management

RBC Global Asset Management’s chief economist shares his views on the cycle positioning of the U.S. economy and recession probabilities.

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Climate change is reshaping the investment landscape

Apr 02, 2019 |Frédérique Carrier

Investors should be proactive and think about how to adapt their portfolios to the climate change challenge … and opportunity.

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Yield curve inversion: A wake-up call for investors

Apr 02, 2019 |Jim Allworth

We believe it will take some doing to get the U.S. into recession from here but are treating the inversion as a shot across the bow for investors.

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Tackling diversity in the boardroom with Forbes and theBoardlist

Mar 28, 2019 |RBC Wealth Management

The #BoardForward Awards highlight ideas that help to break down gender bias and create a pipeline of talent for female leadership.

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Brexit impasse: Divided we stand

Mar 15, 2019 |Frédérique Carrier

Will the UK trip over itself on the way out the door? What does this baffling Brexit mean for the economy and markets?

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