Beyond Bulls & Bears

Responsible Investing in a Traditional Asset Class
Fixed Income

Responsible Investing in a Traditional Asset Class

In the municipal bond market, the issuance of green bonds has provided an attractive solution for investors interested in socially responsible investments while also receiving the tax-exempt income benefit municipal bonds offer. Franklin Templeton’s Municipal Bond team provides an overview of green bonds, including potential benefits and risk considerations.

Mid-Year Muni Market Update
Fixed Income

Mid-Year Muni Market Update

The municipal bond market faced a rather tough year in 2013, with news of troubles in Detroit, Puerto Rico and elsewhere scaring off some ...

Perspective on Puerto Rico’s Debt Downgrade
Fixed Income

Perspective on Puerto Rico’s Debt Downgrade

The latest headlines report that Puerto Rico’s troubles intensified recently. On February 4, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services reduced ...