Beyond Bulls & Bears

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 ...

Two Pillars Support US Growth: Consumers and Corporates
Equity

Two Pillars Support US Growth: Consumers and Corporates

With both the US economy and equity market recording generally solid growth since the financial crisis ended in 2009, some investors may be ...

2015 Investment Outlook: US Economy May Be Poised for Further Growth
Equity

2015 Investment Outlook: US Economy May Be Poised for Further Growth

Grant Bowers and Matt Moberg, portfolio managers and research analysts, Franklin Equity Group®, offer their outlook on the US economy. They ...

Are US Stocks Reacting Rationally?
Equity

Are US Stocks Reacting Rationally?

When major market indexes reach new heights, some investors may become wary. Given that the US stock market has enjoyed robust total returns over ...

Fundamentals Support Our Positive US Outlook
Equity

Fundamentals Support Our Positive US Outlook

It took a while, but investors finally seem to have shaken off some of the lingering fear that has plagued the US equity market since the ...

Politics Secondary to US Equity Fundamentals
Alternatives

Politics Secondary to US Equity Fundamentals

It’s easy to get caught up in the tense drama surrounding the government shutdown and the debt ceiling squabble between Congressional Republicans ...

The Fear Factor in US Equities

The Fear Factor in US Equities

Taking Stock in the U.S.

Taking Stock in the U.S.