Beyond Bulls & Bears

Will Market Volatility Put Rate Rises on Hold—for Now?
Equity

Will Market Volatility Put Rate Rises on Hold—for Now?

Most pundits thought 2016 was going to be the year when the United States moved closer to interest-rate normalization. The interest-rate hike ...

Meet the Manager: Michael McCarthy
Equity

Meet the Manager: Michael McCarthy

At an age when most children are digging in a sandbox, Michael McCarthy was digging out of a sand trap. In the decades since he picked up his ...

In the Know: What’s Ailing Biotech?
Equity

In the Know: What’s Ailing Biotech?

In the Know: Professionals at Franklin Templeton Investments offer a quick but insightful update on a pressing investment topic. Concerns about ...

Connecting with the “Internet of Things”
Education

Connecting with the “Internet of Things”

While many consumers are still getting used to having a computer in their pocket or purse, technological innovators have even more tricks up their ...

Eurozone Looks to Heal Its Greek Crisis Rifts
Fixed Income

Eurozone Looks to Heal Its Greek Crisis Rifts

One chapter of the Greek debt saga closed on Wednesday (July 15) with the country’s parliament giving its approval to a fresh bailout plan agreed ...

Meet the Manager: Philippe Brugere-Trelat
Equity

Meet the Manager: Philippe Brugere-Trelat

Much like a flower, a value opportunity sometimes takes longer than expected to blossom. So, as both an avid gardener and a stock picker, Philippe ...

Demystifying—and Defeating—Deflation
Equity

Demystifying—and Defeating—Deflation

Consumers who have been raised to fear inflation may find it hard to understand why falling prices could ever be negative. Like many things in ...

2015 Investment Outlook: US Credit Cycle Tiptoes into Middle Age
Fixed Income

2015 Investment Outlook: US Credit Cycle Tiptoes into Middle Age

In our view, companies' generally slow and steady approach to spending and expanding has delayed the US economy's progression through the credit cycle.

A Taylor-ed View of Dividends

A Taylor-ed View of Dividends