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Economic Outlook

Slower growth, but not slow

Has US economic growth run its course? Despite big spending proposals and expected tax changes out of Washington, as well as inflation, global credit and supply chain risks, our experts share why they expect growth to run above trend well into 2022.

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Ushering in the clean energy transition

When combining all renewable sources, 2019 marked the first year in the modern electric era that renewable energy surpassed coal in the US energy supply mix. In fact, countrywide annual energy consumption from coal has reached its lowest level since 1965 in the US.

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Simmering on the back burner: the national debt

The national debt of the United States is bigger than the American economy.

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Profitable summer … frenetic fall?

The stock market has experienced a remarkable run despite pockets of speculation around the fringes. What might change?

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China: Growth optimism despite geopolitical tensions

The Chinese government has recently escalated regulatory oversight of certain sectors and foreign listings. While this may be a cyclical phenomenon, the intensity of the current period may have some investors questioning the growth tradeoff in this market.

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Renewable natural gas evolution

Electric vehicles, solar panels, wind farms, and hydrogen and carbon sequestration are all hot topics for discussion when thinking about clean energy. What about landfill gas?

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EXPERT ANALYSIS

The fiscal debate in Washington

Recently, President Joe Biden proposed the biggest expansion of the federal government’s role in the economy since the 1960s by laying out his tax policy pitch for both corporate and individual taxes. Our experts assess potential impacts on wealth planning and the financial markets.

Wealth planning

A look at Biden's (early) tax policy proposals

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EXPERT ANALYSIS

Cryptocurrency insights

Bitcoin appeared seemingly out of nowhere and has since become the fastest-growing, best-performing asset/currency in the world. Bitcoin has received plenty of headline attention, yet it remains a mystery to experienced and casual investors alike.

 

Investment Insights

Emerging opportunities in emerging markets

CIBC Private Wealth International Equities Portfolio Manager Matt Scherer, CFA, sizes up and breaks down the opportunity set of this developing economic landscape.

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Expert Q&A series

Legacy of COVID-19

Key innovations that emerged during this pandemic will outlive it. Others are yet to reveal themselves but will surely be part of the legacy of COVID-19. CIBC Private Wealth is committed to bringing to you the perspective and insight of top thinkers in various fields on what the legacy of COVID-19 could be.

 

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