Buy And Hold Is 'Alive And Well': RBC Equity Strategist

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He also noted that since bonds have outperformed stocks for the past 25 years, given the low yield they are starting from today, it will be difficult for bonds to replicate this feat going forward.

The last decade has taught Canadian investors the need for patience. Matthew Barasch, Canadian equity strategist at RBC Capital Markets, calls it "volatility tolerant." That's because of the double-whammy created by the global financial crisis and collapse in commodity, along with various other macro events stemming from Europe, the U.S. and elsewhere. Despite the S&P/TSX composite…