Current Market Commentary

Current View on the Global Economic & Market Environment

On a monthly basis, the City National Rochdale research team updates its view on the global macroeconomic environment and determines portfolio strategies that are best suited to take advantage of the market opportunities and protect private client portfolios against downside risks.

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    On the Radar: May 21, 2018
    May 21, 2018
    On the Radar is a biweekly publication providing quick and concise answers to the topical investment and economic questions that are on clients’ minds.
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    Market Perspectives: May 2018
    May 15, 2018
    For now, steady economic growth, muted inflation, and exceptionally strong corporate profits have helped overcome investor concerns about rising rates, an overheating economy, trade wars, and other geopolitical issues.
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    Video Commentary: Market Perspectives
    May 15, 2018
    CIO Matthew Peron highlights City National Rochdale's views on current issues affecting the markets.
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    Dividend and Income Strategy: Interest Rates vs Returns
    May 14, 2018
    As the City National Rochdale High Dividend Income strategy focuses on stocks with an attractive yield, the pressing question has been and continues to be: how can these stocks perform in a rising interest rate environment, especially after a difficult first quarter of 2018?
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    May 2018
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    Video Commentary: Current Expansion Becomes Second-Longest In American History
    May 2, 2018
    Paul Single, Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, shares City National Rochdale's views in this Economic Perspectives Video Commentary.
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    Economic Perspectives: May 2018
    May 1, 2018
    Although the yield curve has been flattening for several years now, its recent narrowing to the lowest level since 2007 is raising alarm bells in markets.
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    Special Bulletin: No Trade War, but No Trade Peace Either
    April 11, 2018
    CIO Matthew Peron shares insight on recent trade actions.
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    Behavioral Finance: Understanding How Biases Impact Decisions
    March 2018
    In-depth white paper discussing investor biases and decision-making errors
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    Matthew Peron Joins City National Rochdale as Chief Investment Officer
    March 12, 2018
    Matthew Peron has joined City National Rochdale as its new chief investment officer (CIO).
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    Advisor Tips: How Advisors Can Help Manage Investor Behavior
    March 2018
    Short piece on steps advisors can take to manage investor behaviors and biases and how City National Rochdale can help.
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    Understanding the Unique Needs of the Working Wealthy
    March 2018
    White paper on how City National Rochdale addresses the unique concerns of high-net-worth clients.
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    Tax Alpha: Enhancing Returns Through Active Tax Management
    March 2018
    White paper outlining how City National Rochdale actively leverages tax-saving strategies to maximize after-tax returns.
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    Municipal Bond Team Featured in Orange County Business Journal
    February 27, 2018
    Members of the City National Rochdale municipal investment team recently spoke with the Orange County Business Journal.
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    Special Bulletin: Recent Volatility No Cause For Alarm
    February 6, 2018
    During major market moves, it’s natural for investors to question their investment strategy, but one of the benefits of professional management is decision-making based on facts, not emotions. Market volatility like this is normal and expected. And given that there is low recession risk, recent market events do not change any investment or portfolio allocation for our clients at this time.
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    Special Bulletin: Tax Bill Briefing
    December 22, 2017
    City National offers a brief overview of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).
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    City National Rochdale Sells Business Associated with Emerging Markets Fund to Fiera Capital
    December 1, 2017
    City National Rochdale, a subsidiary of City National Bank, today announced that it has sold certain assets used in its investment advisory business related to the City National Rochdale Emerging Markets Fund (RIMIX, CNRYX), a mutual fund that invests in emerging markets equities, to Fiera Capital, pending shareholder approval.
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    Barron’s Features City National Executives
    December 6, 2016
    Barron’s recently interviewed City National Executives in an article discussing long-term wealth management strategies. This article highlights Garrett D’Alessandro, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of City National Rochdale, and Martha Henderson, Executive Vice President and Manager of City National Bank’s entertainment division.

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