Beyond Bulls & Bears

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Equity

A Year for Value?

While global equities appear vulnerable to near-term volatility, Templeton Global Equity Group’s Norm Boersma and Cindy Sweeting are optimistic ...

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Equity

A Sense of Déjà Vu

While global equities appear vulnerable to near-term volatility, Templeton Global Equity Group’s Norm Boersma and Cindy Sweeting are optimistic ...

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Perspectives

Seeing the Silver Lining for Fixed Income in Fed Move

Now that the US Federal Reserve has delivered its first interest rate hike in nearly a decade, fixed income investors may be wondering what it all ...

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Alternatives

Fed Delivers Rate Hike: Holiday Gift or Lump of Coal?

After months (if not years) of anticipation, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) finally took action on interest rates at the end of its December 15-16 ...

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Fixed Income

No Fireworks from the ECB as Draghi Plays It Cool

Many market observers seem to have been expecting fireworks from the December meeting of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) governing council. As a ...

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Fixed Income

Japan’s Demographic Challenges Dampen Growth

Demographics have played—and continue to play—a key role in holding back Japan’s growth performance. Japan’s population keeps aging at a rapid pace.