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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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Brexit uncertainty and political upheaval: What's next?

May 30, 2019 |Frédérique Carrier

The long and difficult road to Brexit continues. We look at the political upheaval and what it means for the UK’s outlook and investment strategy.

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EU elections: A shift in the balance of power?

May 24, 2019 |Frédérique Carrier

Populists will likely have a louder voice in setting the European agenda, but the outcome of the elections shouldn’t throw the EU off course.

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Trade war fears and volatility cast shadows of doubt over financial markets

May 17, 2019 |Tom Garretson and Frédérique Carrier

There’s more to the equity pullback than trade fears. Meanwhile, China’s threat to dump Treasuries is much ado about nothing.

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U.S.-China tariff threats bring turbulent trade winds

May 09, 2019 |Laura Cooper

We look at the likely fallout for the economy and explain why a constructive yet vigilant position toward equities is warranted.

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Defense mechanisms for U.S. equity portfolios

May 02, 2019 |Kelly Bogdanova and Jim Allworth

How investors can use the recent rally as an opportunity to take a more defensive posture by upgrading the quality of U.S. equity portfolios.

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Passion investing: Diversifying your portfolio into the wine market

May 01, 2019 |RBC Wealth Management

There’s a growing trend around investment in fine wine, offering diversification and the potential for returns.

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Where will you live in retirement? Your lifestyle needs will affect the housing you’ll need

Apr 18, 2019 |RBC Wealth Management

Whether you hope to travel, move closer to family or settle in a milder climate, planning ahead can help put you on a path to a prosperous retirement.

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What the new tax law means for Roth accounts

Apr 13, 2019 |RBC Wealth Management

Roth accounts may work better than ever as a tool for saving for retirement. Learn how to utilize this tax strategy.

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