Beyond Bulls & Bears

Two Reasons US Equities May Keep Climbing into 2020
Perspectives

Two Reasons US Equities May Keep Climbing into 2020

"When we look at the data and what’s going on in the market, we believe this late-cycle period can last much longer than people expect." – Grant Bowers, Franklin Equity Group

Three Reasons to Consider Dividend Growers
Equity

Three Reasons to Consider Dividend Growers

“As long-term investors, our strategy is to invest in rising dividends companies, or companies with a demonstrated track record of substantial and sustainable dividend growth.”– Nick Getaz and Matt Quinlan, Franklin Equity Group

US Market Volatility and Sleepless Summertime Nights
Equity

US Market Volatility and Sleepless Summertime Nights

“In our view, the biggest growth driver for both the US and global economy is the digital transformation that is taking place at all levels—individual, enterprise and government.” – Grant Bowers, Franklin Equity Group

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 22 August 2018. Our investment professionals retrace the steps of the longest US bull market in history.

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

Can Anything Throw the Nine-Year-Old US 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 a US equity market downturn?