Beyond Bulls & Bears

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Education

Crowdfunding a College Education

It may sound a bit unconventional, but the crowdfunding craze may offer a solution to financing a college education. With the holiday season ...

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Emerging Markets

Global Economic Perspective: November

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® Fundamentals Reassert Themselves Ahead of Likely US Rate Rise Even as the Fed has sought ...

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Perspectives

A Decisive Monetary Policy Approach Is About More Than Economics

Speculation about likely major central bank monetary policy decisions is reaching fever pitch ahead of pivotal meetings on both sides of the ...

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Alternatives

Japan: The Quest for Growth and Inflation

China may have dominated headlines in recent months as the efforts of its financial and political leaders to stem the fear of a slowdown have ...

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Education

Disappearing Options to Claim Social Security—For Some

In the Know: Professionals at Franklin Templeton Investments offer a quick but insightful update on a pressing investment topic. Congress came ...

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Equity

Meet the Manager: Michael McCarthy

At an age when most children are digging in a sandbox, Michael McCarthy was digging out of a sand trap. In the decades since he picked up his ...