Beyond Bulls & Bears

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Perspectives

Notes from the Trading Desk – US Election Special

Franklin Templeton’s Notes from the Trading Desk offers a weekly overview of what our professional traders and analysts are watching in the ...

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Equity

America Decides: A Vote for Change

With Donald Trump emerging victorious in the US presidential race, many investors may be thinking: Now what? Here, Ed Perks, CIO of Franklin ...

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Equity

Stock-Market Value Hunting—and a Potential Post-Election Outcome

Value-oriented strategies had been out of favor for the past couple of years, but seem to have turned a corner in recent months. Tucker Scott, ...

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Equity

What’s Driving US, European Voter Resentment?

Across the world, there has been a surge in support for populist causes and politicians, from the rise of Syriza in Greece and the vote for Brexit ...

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Equity

Smartphones and Software Keys to Realizing “Dot-Com Dreams”

When the Internet burst on the scene about 20 years ago, some tech experts vowed the Web would soon infiltrate all aspects of our lives. It took ...

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Perspectives

3 Reasons Why Investors Should Ignore Political Threats to Biotech

Drug prices have been thrown back into the headlines after politicians jumped into the fray over the most recent accusations of price gouging. As ...

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Equity

Real Estate Breaks New Ground

Many investors with an interest in the commercial real estate market have turned to liquid real estate, especially real estate investment trusts ...

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Multi-Asset

Politics, Policies and Market Resiliency

This year has been one full of uncertainty and surprises on many fronts. While the United States has been embroiled in pre-presidential election ...

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Equity

Brexit: Serious Consequences, but “Not the End of the World”

In the end, any initial success for Brexit will likely depend on whether negotiations between the United Kingdom and the EU are amicable or acrimonious.

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Equity

Brexit: How Quickly May the Surprise Wear Off?

As markets digest the shock decision of UK voters to leave the European Union (EU), Templeton Global Equity Group’s Dylan Ball believes ...

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Equity

Value Unbound: The Implications of a Nascent Value Revival

After a long and deep period of underperformance compared with growth stocks, global value stocks have finally outperformed their growth ...

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Equity

On Brexit, Banks and Bargains

Will they stay or will they go? UK voters will answer that question on June 23 when they decide whether their country will retain its membership ...