Beyond Bulls & Bears

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Equity

Can European Banks Rebound from the “Triple Whammy”?

For years, European equity investors seem to have used the banking sector as a scapegoat for their financial fears by selling off bank shares at ...

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Alternatives

The Intangible Art of Operational Due Diligence

What do Greek statues have to do with the world of finance and investing? Brooks Ritchey, senior managing director, K2 Advisors®, Franklin ...

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Equity

Dividend “Achievers”: Most Likely to Yield?

After years of favoring growth and momentum stocks, many equity investors have turned their attention to value-oriented shares so far in 2016, ...

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Education

The Retirement Disconnect

Conducted in three countries, Franklin Templeton Investments’ annual Retirement Income Strategies and Expectations (RISE) survey explores ...

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Education

Financing Education Is a Retirement Issue

The rising cost of college has added an additional financial burden for many parents who don’t want to see their children suffer under a mountain ...

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Fixed Income

Global Economic Perspective: May

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Economy Sluggish, but Signs of Higher Wage Growth The conundrum that has characterized ...

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Perspectives

The Politics—and Potential—of US Biotech

The US biotech industry has been in the sickbed so far this year, with many of its indexes in negative territory year to date, even as the overall ...