Beyond Bulls & Bears

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Education

Don’t Plan on Being Average

Even if you are years away from retirement, it’s never too soon to start thinking about how you’ll get there—and how much you’ll need when you are ...

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Fixed Income

Index Investing and the Factor Evolution

Every financial website displays key barometers to track global stock performance around the world at a glance—in the form of stock indexes. With ...

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Fixed Income

Global Economic Perspective: July

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Bonds Caught Up in Global Trend of Falling Yields June heralded a fresh downward leg in ...

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Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets: Mapping the Opportunities

In the latest edition of “Global Macro Shifts,” the Templeton Global Macro team provides an in-depth evaluation of emerging markets that reminds ...

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Alternatives

What an (Economic) Drag It Is Getting Old

Brooks Ritchey, senior managing director, K2 Advisors, looks beyond the day-to-day data and policy debates to a bigger-picture trend that could ...

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Education

Social Security Looks Pretty Good. But Medicare’s Another Story.

On an annual basis, the Trustees of the US Social Security and Medicare trust funds provide their report on the current and projected financial ...