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Recent Articles

November 15, 2018

A ‘signal’ of Action Needed from Saudi Arabia

Helima Croft, Managing Director, Global Head of Commodity strategy of RBC Capital Markets says the market is "ignoring" Saudi Arabia as a result of the perception that U.S. President Donald Trump has the country "over a barrel."

November 13, 2018

The George Davis Report: November 2018 Edition

Don’t miss this month’s edition of The George Davis Report – where George discusses the impact of the recent Bank of Canada rate hike on the Canadian dollar as well as a shift in the key drivers of the currency.

November 8, 2018

The Dominoes That Haven’t Yet Fallen in Tech

Lori Calvasina, Head of U.S. Equity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, joined CNBC to discuss which parts of the tech industry are seeing crowding and valuation issues, and how the S&P 500 can reach 2,890 by year-end.

November 7, 2018

Job Market: Canada in a 'Sweet Spot' for Economic Growth

Dawn Desjardins, Deputy Chief Economist at RBC, shares her views on the latest Canadian and U.S. jobs data.

November 1, 2018

State of the Oil Market and the Importance of Demand

Michael Tran, Global Energy Strategist at RBC Capital Markets, discusses the outlook of the oil market, the importance of demand and the electrification of vehicles in China.

October 29, 2018

Energy Matters – Canada’s Options for the 2020s

RBC Economists Josh Nye, Dawn Desjardins, Claire Robbins and Carolyn King look at where Canada’s energy sector is heading, in both production and consumption, while considering the emissions impact.

October 26, 2018

'Big Company Syndrome' Hurts Ability to Manage Business

Nik Modi, Consumer Staples Analyst at RBC Capital Markets, joined CNBC to discuss the consumer staples sector, one of the only two sectors to see a positive performance in October.

October 18, 2018

Outlook for Investing in the Australian Gold Sector

Paul Hissey, Director, Global Mining Research, comments from the Denver Gold Forum on the outlook for investing in the Australian gold sector. Paul provides insights on the upside for gold exploration and valuable capital commitment over the medium term.

October 17, 2018

The New North American Trade Agreement

From a high level, all three countries (the US, Mexico and Canada) win in this deal. Eric Lascelles, Chief Economist at RBC Global Asset Management, takes a look at some of the key elements that have changed. This article was originally published by RBC Wealth Management.

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