Beyond Bulls & Bears

US Equity Bull Market Goes the Distance
Equity

US Equity Bull Market Goes the Distance

The current US equity bull market entered the record books on August 22, 2018. Our investment professionals retrace the steps of the longest US bull market in history.

Will 2018 Be a Record Year for US Dividend Increases?
Equity

Will 2018 Be a Record Year for US Dividend Increases?

Since the passage of US tax reforms last December, some US companies have chosen to reward investors by boosting dividends. Citing sectoral trends, our investment leaders from Franklin Equity Group explain why they think that trend is likely to continue in select industries.

Can Anything Throw the Nine-Year-Old Bull Off its Stride?
Equity

Can Anything Throw the Nine-Year-Old Bull Off its Stride?

On March 9, the US equity bull market turned nine. After such a long run, many investors may now be wondering, what could cause an equity market downturn?