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CIBC Private Wealth experts provide ongoing analysis and insights on what investors should consider for their portfolios and wealth plans during these uncertain times.

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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Investor Insights

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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Investor Insights

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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Investor Insights

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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Investor Insights

China’s heightened regulatory oversight shakes investor confidence

China has the largest economy in the world, but it’s still an emerging market.

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Wealth strategies

Protecting your wealth

This five-part series focuses on preserving wealth for yourself and future generations through sound investment management and thoughtful wealth protection strategies.

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Investor Insights

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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Investor Insights

The move toward clean energy

At least 110 countries have pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050. Investors should consider what sectors of the market are likely to benefit from the change.

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Investment Insights

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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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

Financial market focus


Investment Insights

Commodities: A triple threat?

What are the possible benefits of adding commodities to your portfolio?

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What to know about recently proposed transfer tax legislation

Legislation has been proposed recently in the Senate that may impact those considering wealth transfer this year and in the future. In this article, we summarize many of those proposals and suggest some action items in light of those proposals.

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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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Progressing toward a post-COVID-19 environment

As we say goodbye to a challenging 2020, we look ahead with optimism at the economic growth potential in the years to come. Can we expect the economic recovery to mirror that of the most recent Great Recession? Or, is more promising news ahead in a post-vaccine world?

2021 economic & financial markets outlook

2020 wrap-up


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.


Latest insights Press

In the press


Chief Investment Officer Dave Donabedian, CFA quoted in Bloomberg

Market Is Signaling That It’s Fretting Over More Than Evergrande



Senior equity trader Rebecca Babin quoted in Bloomberg

Oil Tumbles on Signs of Rising Russian Exports and Dollar Gains

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Chief Investment Officer Dave Donabedian, CFA quoted in Reuters

U.S. core consumer prices slow sharply in August



The security and strength of CIBC Private Wealth

Review answers to common questions about the strength of CIBC, the security of your assets with CIBC Private Wealth, internal and external controls, and more. Read more


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