Gold on a scale

Gold: More than meets the eye

May 16, 2024 |Richard Tan, CFA

In a conversation with RBC Capital Markets, LLC Commodity Strategist Christopher Louney, we look at aspects driving the gold rally and explain how world events and policy shifts could impact its prospects.

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The push and the pull of U.S. earnings

May 09, 2024 |Kelly Bogdanova

Q1 results have brought a mix of highlights and lowlights. We examine these opposing forces, how the Magnificent 7 narrative may change in coming quarters, and how to calibrate equity exposure in this unique period.

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Interest rate mood swings

May 08, 2024 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

April brought the usual spring showers, but it also brought some adjusted central bank rate cut expectations. We examine the what and why of the revisions and explain how investors should proceed.

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The Fed adjusts its focus, but the rate outlook remains blurry

May 03, 2024 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed keeps playing down upside risks to inflation, but did it just start playing up downside risks to labor markets? Ahead of key jobs data, how sensitive might the Fed be to any labor market weakness?

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Managing multiples: College financing strategies for more than one child

May 01, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

If you don't qualify for financial aid or needs-based grants, here are some strategies for navigating the multi-kid college crunch.

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College funding: It’s a family affair

May 01, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

Funding a college education shouldn’t be a burden for parents alone. Here’s how families can work together and across generations to meet their financial goals.

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Oil derricks at sunset

Energy stocks: A hedge to rising geopolitical risk

Apr 25, 2024 |Frédérique Carrier

Oil’s rally is fueling an intriguing opportunity. We contend the global oil sector is benefiting from improved fundamentals and exposure in equity portfolios can act as an offset to geopolitical risk.

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Don’t fight (or fear) the Fed

Apr 18, 2024 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

The U.S. central bank is an incredibly powerful institution that can exert influence on essentially any U.S. dollar-denominated asset. However, we believe the Fed is also widely misunderstood.

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Retirement income planning should include tax-diversification strategies

Apr 18, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

Diversifying your income sources prior to retirement can impact your overall lifetime tax bill.

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Age-based guidelines for retirement income planning

Apr 15, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

Wisdom compares life to a journey – it’s also apt for retirement. Retirement is more like a decades-long odyssey around the world than a summer spent learning to sail. Careful planning tantamount to living comfortably and not running out of money.

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Richard D. Ormsby

414-347-7105
richard.d.ormsby@rbc.com