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August 12, 2019

Disruptive innovation: what we learned at Fortune Brainstorm Tech 2019

Every year, Fortune Brainstorm Tech brings together industry leaders from the world of technology for three days of thought-provoking keynotes, debates and roundtables. RBC Capital Markets’ tech exper...

August 12, 2019

From Burberry to Apple: A Shift in Retail

Angela Ahrendts, former SVP of Retail at Apple and CEO at Burberry joined RBC Disruptors to discuss the trends she's seen from her time at two iconic global brands and to share her vision for the futu...

August 12, 2019

European Real Estate: Spotlight on Flexible Office Space

In this month's edition, Charlie Foster, Managing Director and European Group Head for Real Estate, takes a closer look at the flexible office market in the UK.

August 8, 2019

Are the US and Iran on a Collision Course?

While a diplomatic off-ramp may emerge for the US and Iran, the hawks appear to be circling. Oil's risk premium looks set to take center stage. Helima Croft, Global Head of Commodity Strategy discuss...

August 2, 2019

Follow the Barrel: A Real-time Read on the Health of the Global Oil Market

RBC’s Managing Director and Global Energy Strategist Michael Tran thinks that focusing on mere global supply and demand in the oil market is too simplistic. Looking at global physical trade flows prov...

July 31, 2019

Personalizing the Future of Healthcare

For companies engaged in healthcare monitoring, it will be increasingly important to adopt technology which can monitor patient biometrics continuously. Kevin King, President and Chief Executive Offic...

July 30, 2019

How AI Saves Lives

Only 1 in 5 youth with a mental health illness gets access to the care they need. We sat down with Nancy Lublin, CEO and Founder of Crisis Text Line, one of our grant recipients, to learn more about t...

July 29, 2019

Top 10 Tech Trends in 10 Minutes

Watch RBC’s Lead Internet Research Analyst Mark Mahaney highlight the most important market trends in technology and companies best positioned to capture opportunities in the future.

July 26, 2019

Muted Prices Responses to Iran Tensions

Helima Croft, Managing Director, Global Head of Commodity Strategy and CNBC Contributor, discusses rising tensions in the Middle East, and the big energy impact.

July 25, 2019

The New Rules of the Global Oil Market

Although crude prices could increase due to increasing geopolitical risk, RBC’s Managing Director and Global Energy Strategist Michael Tran argues that any rally will be limited if demand for refined ...


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