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Avery Shenfeld is Managing Director and Chief Economist at CIBC, having been with the firm since 1993. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. One of the country’s most sought after commentators, he has consistently ranked as one of the top economists in a survey of Canadian institutional equity investors, and has received multiple awards for forecast accuracy in Canada and the US.
Damage from Delta may be limited, economist says.
Plan for a gradual increase in interest rates, chief economist says.
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Q1 contraction will give way to investing opportunities.
Avery Shenfeld, CIBC Chief Economist discusses how the outcome may soon lead to a scaled down version of a U.S. stimulus bill. He also talks about how Canadian energy companies may benefit and how the coronavirus remains the number one economic threat.
Low yields require investors to adjust their portfolios and expectations.
Avery Shenfeld discusses the Fed’s new interest rate policy, which aims to average inflation at 2%. He cautions this could cause investors to switch from bonds to other assets, and that the housing market may soon slow down.
A Biden victory comes with sector winners and losers.
Avery Shenfeld explains how each outcome of the election could impact the market. He also reveals why mail-in votes could spur market volatility.
CIBC's chief economist explains what's ahead for the economy and financial markets.