Beyond Bulls & Bears

The Missing Muni Market Story
Fixed Income

The Missing Muni Market Story

As 2015 drew to a close amid dour headlines and gloomy predictions, many equity-focused investors may have missed the brighter story of the ...

Putting Europe’s Growing Bond Market into Perspective
Fixed Income

Putting Europe’s Growing Bond Market into Perspective

The clamor is already building for the European Central Bank to take further monetary policy easing steps at its forthcoming governing council ...

This Is Not 2008
Emerging Markets

This Is Not 2008

Michael Hasenstab, CIO of Templeton Global Macro, says many market watchers are panicking like it’s 2008 again—in the throes of financial crisis. ...

Global Economic Perspective: February
Emerging Markets

Global Economic Perspective: February

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Fundamentals Solid Despite Global ...

Inflation: Dead, or Just Forgotten?
Fixed Income

Inflation: Dead, or Just Forgotten?

A number of economists and commentators have expressed the belief that the global economy is on the brink of deflation, but Templeton Global Macro ...