Saving For College: Start Small, But Start Now
With National 529 Day last month and graduation season underway, the cost of education is at the top of many people’s minds.
Quick Thoughts: Navigating Uncertainty In A Rapidly Changing World
Thoughts on recent market volatility and implications for investors from Head of Franklin Templeton Institute, Stephen Dover.
Drilling Down: Oil Production Scenarios Across Countries
With economies scrambling for alternatives to Russian fossil fuels, Dina Ting, our Head of Global Index Portfolio Management, offers perspective on single-country portfolio exposure to other world oil producers.
Credit: This Time Is Different?
Credit market volatility this year has been extreme.
Making Sense of the Recent Market Selloffs
Wylie Tollette, Head of Client Investment Solutions with Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions, joins the head of the Franklin Templeton Institute, Stephen Dover, for a conversation on the recent equity market selloff.
Don’t Fear the ETF Liquidity Boogeyman
Selling an exchange-traded fund (ETF) should be just as easy as buying one, irrespective of the fund’s size or volume.
Managing Challenges in US Equity and Fixed Income Markets Today
Coming out of the depths of the pandemic, US equity and fixed income markets are facing new challenges this year amid a rising interest rate environment and deceleration in growth.
Peering Around the (Yield) Curve
The US Treasury yield curve momentarily inverted.
Europe Outlook: A French Economic Evolution
Franklin Mutual Series’ Katrina Dudley sees President Emmanuel Macron’s re-election as a positive for the French economy and regional equity markets over the longer term.
For US states, spring marks budget season, a time to check the ledger board and allocate funds to entities and projects within the state—or cut back where needed.
Quick Thoughts: Staying Ahead of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Risks and Opportunities
Head of the Franklin Templeton Investment Institute, Stephen Dover, recently hosted a sustainable investing roundtable.
The Inflationary Shock of the Russia-Ukraine Crisis
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has ramifications for global inflation and growth, according to Franklin Templeton Fixed Income.
Quick Thoughts: What Russia’s Power Play in Ukraine Means for Investors
We recently hosted a special edition of our “What Our Managers Think” panel discussion to address the current situation in Ukraine.
Quick Thoughts: Ukraine, Russia, and the Path Forward
Kim Catechis, Investment Strategist for the Franklin Templeton Investment Institute, recently shared his thoughts around the situation in Ukraine and the implications for the global economy and capital markets.