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Fixed income market brief: Do central banks have a vaccine?

Feb 28, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

When bouts of economic fear take root, markets typically look to central banks for a panacea. But amid the coronavirus uncertainty, do central banks even have the right medicine?

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Equity market brief: Under pressure

Feb 28, 2020 |Jim Allworth

Concerns about coronavirus and politics have sent shockwaves of volatility through markets. Clarity is unlikely in the near term, but if the U.S. economy can avoid a recession in 2020 we expect stock markets to advance by year's end.

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Here’s what investors need to know about the coronavirus correction

Feb 28, 2020 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

After a brutal week for stocks, markets expect a flurry of Fed rate cuts. But already low Treasury yields are only moving to new record lows.

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Coronavirus contagion: Implications for the economy and stock market

Feb 24, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

Volatility has spiked as the coronavirus outbreak expands outside of China. We look at the potential economic impact and the risks to U.S. equities.

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Are things good enough to deliver stock market gains in 2020?

Feb 21, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

The earnings season isn’t exactly setting the world on fire. But we sift through the clues that lead us to believe equities will see modest gains.

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Tips for snowbirds heading south for the winter

Feb 20, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

Being a snowbird can have a positive impact on your quality of life, but there are numerous social, medical and financial implications to consider.

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Why we’re all in on responsible investing for 2020

Feb 19, 2020 |Michael Armstrong

For many, responsible investing is about aligning investments with values.

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How to protect your aging parents from financial missteps

Feb 14, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

While the potential for fraud or age-related diseases can't be eliminated, start the conversation now with your parents to mitigate the impact.

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Projecting the real cost of health care in retirement

Feb 14, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

With seniors more active than ever – and with lifespans steadily increasing – maintaining good health as you age is a top priority. Yet, as the cost of care continues to rise, growing expenses may be a significant risk to other retirement goals.

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U.S. economy: A foundation for stock market gains in 2020

Feb 14, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

As growth elsewhere in the world underwhelms, the resiliency of the U.S. expansion should act as a support system for equity performance.

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