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Stocks and bonds both rally: Satisfying investors’ sweet tooth

Jul 19, 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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After the fireworks: Muted outlook for corporate earnings growth

Jul 15, 2019 |Kelly Bogdanova

We expect lackluster corporate results in the second half of 2019, but believe the market can work through earnings doldrums.

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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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The key questions facing the U.S. equity market’s rally

Jun 27, 2019 |Kelly Bogdanova

While the U.S. stock market remains in the vicinity of its all-time high, several lurking uncertainties beg the question: Is the rally for real?

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Interest rates: the fast and furious Fed?

Jun 21, 2019 |Tom Garretson, CFA

Central banks appear willing to cut rates to sustain growth, and we look at the potential impact on equities and fixed income investments.

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Can monetary policy extend the global economic cycle?

Jun 14, 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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Trading mixed signals

Jun 07, 2019 |Patrick McAllister, CFA

The status of NAFTA’s successor is clouded by the White House’s latest tariff threats. We examine the hurdles to ratification and impact on equities.

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What does retirement look like in a modern world?

Jun 04, 2019 |RBC Wealth Management

Changing demographics and social norms are calling for a refreshed approach when it comes to retirement and wealth planning.

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