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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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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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Four reasons why stock markets around the world rebounded

Feb 07, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova

We look at the catalysts behind stock markets’ resiliency, but point out that one of these makes us a bit uncomfortable.

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Will the coronavirus infect markets and the economy?

Jan 30, 2020 |Kelly Bogdanova & Joseph Wu, CFA

We look at the knock-on effects of the pandemic for the world economy, and what sort of market impact investors should brace for.

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Davos 2020: The race for global scale

Jan 27, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

RBC CEO Dave McKay shares 10 lessons learned from Davos 2020.

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Do trade deals erase concerns for economies and markets?

Jan 24, 2020 |Frédérique Carrier

The shifting trade winds have not blown away uncertainty, and we look at how this all shapes the investment landscape.

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