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Dec 22, 2020

Julie Moret, Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) at Franklin Templeton, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected ESG investing, and what these shifts could mean in 2021 and beyond.

Nov 18, 2020

With yields near zero, many investors may question the value of fixed income within a portfolio. Western Asset’s Head of Product Management, Doug Hulsey, joins our Head of Equities, Stephen Dover, to discuss fixed income investing with an active-management lens. He makes a case for the asset class for investors in...

Nov 17, 2020

The US elections have implications for emerging markets in the area of global trade relations in particular, but for investors, it’s important to look at countries and companies individually within the asset class, according to Portfolio Manager Andrew Ness. He joins our Head of Equities Stephen Dover to discuss how...

Nov 16, 2020

In coming years, US Congress and the Biden administration could implement spending programs and tax reforms at the national level that trickle down into state and local government policies too. Our Katie Klingensmith joined Muni Bond Team Research Director Jennifer Johnston to discuss the potential implications for the...

Nov 13, 2020

Our Head of Equities Stephen Dover joins Franklin Equity Group’s Evan McCulloch and Wendy Lam to get their investment views on recent US election and COVID-19 vaccine news. They also discuss what it’ll take to distribute a vaccine around the world, once a safe and effective one is available.