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July 9, 2021

Why UK Equities Now?

The United Kingdom is one that has seen a strong economic rebound, and its equity market has weathered the storm. But, with new uncertainties ahead—including the threat of inflation—is now a good time to invest in UK stocks?

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June 11, 2021

Bonds for Sale: The Fed Will Sell its ETF Stake

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) recently announced it would begin to sell down its ETF purchases made over the past year. David Mann, Franklin Templeton Head of Capital Markets, Global ETFs, revisits the topic with an eye to the future.

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May 28, 2021

Pent-Up Consumer Demand Fuels US Recovery

As the US recovery gains momentum, Franklin Equity Group’s Grant Bowers explains why pent-up consumer demand should present a fertile environment for stocks and highlights some opportunities he sees in the US equity market.

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May 14, 2021

Quick Thoughts: Blockchain Innovates and Disrupts

Blockchain has the potential to launch a new global digital renaissance, transforming financial services, supply chains, healthcare, backend offices, and more. As active investors, we continue to evaluate its risks and opportunities.

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May 7, 2021

Reasons We Remain Bullish on Gold

Franklin Equity Group Portfolio Manager Steve Land discusses why gold demand could rebound from a weak start to the year, and where he sees potential opportunities for equity investors.

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April 16, 2021

Biotech Innovations Remain at Forefront

Franklin Templeton authors offer an update on investment opportunities they see, and why they believe biotech companies will remain at the forefront through the pandemic period and beyond.

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March 26, 2021

Take the Time to Love ETF Liquidity

Is it time to give newer or smaller exchange-traded funds (ETFs) a look? David Mann, our Head of Global ETFs Capital Markets, makes the case as he opines on his favorite subject—liquidity.

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March 23, 2021

Time for Social Security’s Shot in the Arm

Gail Buckner, Franklin Templeton personal retirement and financial planning strategist, shares her thoughts on how the pandemic has affected a key source of income for many elderly Americans—Social Security—and why it’s time to take action to shore up the program.

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February 26, 2021

Putting Inflation Concerns in Perspective

In this episode of Franklin Templeton’s “Talking Markets” podcast, they discuss interest rates, deficits, inflation concerns, commodity prices, rising US Treasury yields, and the global rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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February 12, 2021

On My Mind: Investment Strategies for a Booster-Shot Recovery

Fixed Income CIO Sonal Desai shares her investment views and strategies for the post-pandemic recovery. She explains why inflation looks likely to gain steam, and how the balance of fundamentals and valuations become especially crucial today when looking for attractive returns in fixed income.

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January 29, 2021

ETFs, Message Boards and Volatility

Internet message boards are lighting up and certain stocks have seen some unusually dramatic price moves. David Mann, our Head of Global Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) Capital Markets, ponders whether ETFs could be subject to similar volatility.

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January 21, 2021

Anatomy of Recession: Reasons Recovery Could Accelerate

Jeff Schulze, Investment Strategist at ClearBridge Investments, a Specialist Investment Manager of Franklin Templeton, discusses why ClearBridge’s exclusive Recession Risk Dashboard is flashing green—a strong signal for growth. Check out our latest “Talking Markets” podcast.

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January 8, 2021

Europe’s “Man on the Moon” Moment

Franklin Mutual Series Portfolio Managers Katrina Dudley and Mandana Hormozi see reasons to be optimistic about the future. They outline positive long-term attributes many may be overlooking.

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