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Can equities tolerate higher bond yields?

Feb 26, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

The spike in yields of late has sent shivers through stock markets. But this rise, if contained, isn’t necessarily bad news for stocks.

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ESG trends for 2021

Feb 23, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

Learn about the ESG trends for 2021 in our latest issue of Insights into responsible investing newsletter.

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Why are yields on the rise, and how could higher yields affect investors?

Feb 19, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

The pace of yield gains has brought some market jitters. But we see yields rising for the right reasons, bringing with it little threat for markets.

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Meme stock episode: Is this a risk to traditional investment portfolios?

Feb 12, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

We think the GameStop episode is indicative of a megashift at play—one that’s bigger than the stock market. What does this mean for long-term investors?

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Beyond financial statements: What makes a company sustainably successful?

Feb 10, 2021 |RBC Wealth Management

We discuss how ESG factors can be a driver of investment value.

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Breaking down economic data: What's in store for the U.S. economy?

Feb 05, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Much of the outlook remains dependent on the path of COVID-19, with plenty still to be done, the tailwinds suggest plenty of reason for optimism.

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Is a stock market bubble inflating close to a bursting point?

Jan 29, 2021 |Frédérique Carrier

We take stock of the signs of excess in financial markets and look at how to position portfolios through this period.

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U.S. earnings dropping positive hints despite COVID-19 challenges

Jan 22, 2021 |Kelly Bogdanova

The outline of the Q4 2020 earnings picture is encouraging. The market may take a breather in the near term, but the long-term setup is constructive.

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Rejoining the Paris Agreement and what it means for U.S. investors

Jan 21, 2021 |Kent McClanahan

An International Finance Corporation analysis found the Paris Agreement has created a $23 trillion global investment opportunity in emerging industries, such as solar and wind.

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More income ahead for fixed income markets?

Jan 15, 2021 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Fixed income investors will largely have to play defense this year as bond markets try to work their way through to a more normal yield environment.

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