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US Government Shutdown Paused for Now: Assessing the Economic Impact
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US Government Shutdown Paused for Now: Assessing the Economic Impact

The longest-ever US government shutdown has finally ended—at least temporarily—while negotiations continue over funding of a US-Mexico border wall. While the government will be reopened at least until February 15, the economic implications of the shutdown and the potential for more disruption ahead has become a source of concern to many global investors. Stephen Dover, Head of Equities for Franklin Templeton, outlines some considerations.

Will U.S. Fiscal Loose Ends Cause the Markets to Unravel?

Will U.S. Fiscal Loose Ends Cause the Markets to Unravel?

A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality