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Stocks and bonds both rally: Satisfying investors’ sweet tooth

Aug 13, 2019 |Laura Cooper

Investors have felt the rush of a sugar high in 2019 with positive returns in stocks and bonds. But they should position for when the sugar rush ends.

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Can monetary policy extend the global economic cycle?

Aug 13, 2019 |Laura Cooper

As investors temper their optimism with caution, we look at monetary policy and what central banks could do to prolong the economic expansion.

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The Fed cuts rates—only to raise uncertainty

Aug 13, 2019 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The Fed delivered the rate cut that was long awaited, but it may not have been enough and raises risks the Fed could fall behind the economic curve.

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Financial markets face a certain amount of uncertainty

Aug 13, 2019 |Frédérique Carrier

The escalation in trade tensions shattered financial markets’ summer of calm. We suggest investors buckle up and focus on the fundamentals.

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The U.K. has a new prime minister but the same Brexit quandaries

Aug 13, 2019 |Frédérique Carrier

Britain’s Brexit champion takes his turn at pulling the U.K. out of Brexit limbo. “No-deal” Brexit is a risk and we look at the tricky way ahead.

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Unfriendly trade winds? Putting the selloff in perspective

Aug 06, 2019 |Kelly Bogdanova

Markets swooned on a spike in trade tensions, but investors should maintain equity positions as the U.S. economy is not in danger of an imminent recession.

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Wealth planning tips for second marriages

Jul 30, 2019 |RBC Wealth Management

Discussing financial issues can be challenging in any relationship. Full disclosure before marriage can help both partners better plan for their future together.

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Luxury travel trends and tips for high-net-worth families

Jul 04, 2019 |RBC Wealth Management

Experiential travel is a growing trend for high-net-worth families. Learn how to create a financial plan that meets your family’s needs.

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European equity downgrade: Green shoots of economic recovery wilt

Jul 02, 2019 |Frédérique Carrier

Tariffs, Brexit, and political tensions are keeping a regional recovery on hold. We survey recent developments impacting European investments.

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Debt, deficits, and Modern Monetary Theory—there is a connection

Jul 02, 2019 |Craig Bishop

Modern Monetary Theory says that deficits aren’t so scary. Is there really such a thing as a “free lunch,” or is the concept too good to be true?

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