Beyond Bulls & Bears

Uncharted Terrain: Today’s Global Market Drivers
Perspectives

Uncharted Terrain: Today’s Global Market Drivers

Despite some uncertainties, economic improvements in developed and emerging markets have supported a positive mood across both equity and fixed income this year. However, with some risks on the horizon, many investors are wondering whether the tide may turn. Against this backdrop, Franklin Templeton’s senior investment leaders discuss where they see opportunities and risks ahead.

If It’s Groundhog Day, Why Aren’t Investors Learning the Lessons?
Fixed Income

If It’s Groundhog Day, Why Aren’t Investors Learning the Lessons?

The repeated financial market patterns of recent years have reminded some market professionals of the 1993 Bill Murray movie "Groundhog Day." But according to Christopher Molumphy, CIO of Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group®, investors may be missing the most important lesson of that movie: take control of your destiny.

Beyond the Headlines: Finding Opportunities in Today’s Markets
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Beyond the Headlines: Finding Opportunities in Today’s Markets

Several of our senior investment leaders recently participated in a roundtable discussion of the events shaping the global markets today, the implications for investors and where they see potential opportunities ahead. Here, we share video and written excerpts from the roundtable.

Global Economic Perspective: October
Fixed Income

Global Economic Perspective: October

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® More Positive US Data Build Hopes for Better Performance in Second Half of 2016 As the ...

Global Economic Perspective: September
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Global Economic Perspective: September

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® Divided Fed Inches Closer To Rate Rise As Fundamental State of US Economy Remains Positive ...

Global Economic Perspective: August
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Global Economic Perspective: August

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® Investors Shrug off Disappointment in Headline US GDP Growth Preliminary readings for US ...

Global Economic Perspective: July
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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 ...

Global Economic Perspective: June
Fixed Income

Global Economic Perspective: June

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® Positive Sentiment on US Economy Dented by Weak Payroll Report For much of May, broadly ...

Global Economic Perspective: April
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Global Economic Perspective: April

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® Fed Surprises with Dovish Stance amid Mixed US Economic Data US economic data produced ...

Global Economic Perspective: March
Emerging Markets

Global Economic Perspective: March

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Economic Data Reassures and Oil Prices Steady The resilience of the US economy, as ...

Global Economic Perspective: February
Emerging Markets

Global Economic Perspective: February

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Fundamentals Solid Despite Global ...

Global Economic Perspective: January
Emerging Markets

Global Economic Perspective: January

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® US Fundamentals Look Strong Enough to Cope with Higher Rates Bond markets showed little ...