Why precision will matter for bond investors in 2024: Join BondBloxx for a fixed income market outlook
What’s ahead for fixed income markets in 2024? Join us to hear BondBloxx’s investment strategist, JoAnne Bianco, CFA®, discuss key themes across fixed income asset classes and portfolio positioning ideas.
2024 Midstream/MLP Outlook: Can the Positive Momentum Continue?
Energy infrastructure has enjoyed tailwinds in recent years from solid free cash flow generation and positive dividend trends. Will 2024 bring more of the same? Join the experts at VettaFi and SS&C ALPS Advisors for a webcast covering the midstream/MLP outlook for 2024.
Growing Green: Cultivating a Sustainable Future Through an Ecosystem Service Valuation
The Franklin Templeton Fixed Income team believes that sustainable investing will be a dominant investment trend in the coming years, with structural tailwinds that could help improve financial returns.
Market Outlook Symposium to Provide Critical Information
The Market Outlook Symposium is coming on December 14. The latest symposium from VettaFi will offer investors a deep and incisive look at how to position for 2024 and beyond. In today’s unusual market environment, this is a critical topic.
Capital Gain Distributions Are Still Not Your Friend. But Now, Interest Is Also Your Frenemy!
Funds will begin paying out their 2023 distributions this month which could lead to a tax bill for your clients. While capital gains distributions will likely be lower this year than in recent years, interest income is expected to be higher.
Investment Ideas—the Case for Fixed Income in 2024
Stephen Dover, Head of Franklin Templeton Institute, recently sat down with Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Josh Lohmeier and Western Asset Portfolio Manager Mark Lindbloom to discuss the fixed income landscape—and why they believe 2024 will be a good year for fixed income investors.
2024 Global Market Outlook: The Twilight Zone
It’s possible that a 2024 recession could be avoided, but we see recessions risks as remaining elevated in most developed markets. We believe there is limited upside for equities amid expensive valuations and recession concerns. Government bond valuations, however, look attractive in the U.S., UK, Canada, Germany and Australia.
8 Under-the-Radar Active ETFs for the Holidays
The winter holiday season is here, and I wanted to join in the festivities. Recently, advisors have become more comfortable turning to active ETFs to help them and their clients navigate the uncertain market environment. Actively managed ETFs have gained traction in 2023.
Bitcoin Is Earning Its Place in a Balanced Portfolio
It should be no surprise that Bitcoin sold for over $44,000 this week, more than double its March 13 price. Going back to 2014, it has taken the cryptocurrency an average of nine months and 21 days to double; the milestone came 28 days early this time.