BEN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Index Funds Outperforming Active Management (BLK, BEN)

    July 12, 2016
    Learn why large fund management companies are reducing their head counts and exploring mergers to cope with changing market ...
  2. Franklin Resources Launches 4 Smart Beta ETFs

    June 8, 2016
    Consider Franklin Templeton’s LibertyQ ETFs for portfolio diversification using a combination of smart beta methodology and ...
  3. 4 Billionaires Who Graduated From Yale (MT, BX)

    May 15, 2016
    Learn about four of Yale University's many billionaire alums: Wilbur Ross Jr., Stephen A. Schwarzman, James Chanos and Charles ...
  4. The 3 Richest Mutual Fund Portfolio Managers (BEN, BGOAX)

    May 10, 2016
    Discover several of the richest active mutual fund portfolio managers in the world, according to the 2016 Forbes list of ...
  5. (TOFR) Playing Stock Splits with the TOFR ETF

    April 22, 2016
    Explore an analysis of the USCF Stock Split ETF. Learn about its characteristics and recent performance, additions and deletions.
  6. FREEX: Overview of Franklin Real Estate Securities Fund

    March 28, 2016
    Learn about the Franklin Real Estate Securities Fund, a real estate sector fund that can provide excellent diversification ...
  7. TPINX: Overview of Templeton Global Bond Fund

    March 26, 2016
    Learn more about the Templeton Global Bond A Fund, a 30-plus year-old world bond fund with an aggressive slant and a history ...
  8. FKINX: Overview of Franklin Income Fund

    March 15, 2016
    Learn about the venerable Franklin Templeton Income Fund in this fund overview, including information about its investment ...
  9. Franklin Templeton: Investment Manager Highlight (BEN)

    March 12, 2016
    Learn about Franklin Templeton Investments, including its investment processes, investment teams and the investment products ...
  10. The Top 5 Mutual Fund Managers on the West Coast for 2016 (MN, ...

    February 29, 2016
    Learn about five top quality West Coast mutual fund managers, and discover a couple of the top mutual funds that these companies ...
  11. Top 5 Positions in Franklin Resources' Portfolio (BEN)

    February 29, 2016
    Learn about Franklin Resources, its strong heritage and past performance, and the top five investment positions held in its ...
  12. The 4 Best Franklin Templeton Funds (BEN)

    January 11, 2016
    Discover the four best performing mutual funds managed and administered by Franklin Templeton Investments that invest in ...
  13. 6 Low-Fee Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds (BEN)

    December 22, 2015
    Learn about six Franklin Templeton funds with low expense ratios and the key characteristics of each fund including total ...
  14. These Weak Stocks Can Provide Good Short Trades

    December 21, 2015
    These are some of the weakest stocks in one of the weakest sectors; a scenario that typically provides excellent short trades.
  15. Fed Hike Meeting, Qualcomm and Junk Bond Implosion

    December 15, 2015
    U.S. markets are sending out mixed signals ahead of the start of a Federal Reserve meeting that will probably end with a ...
  16. Cheap Oil Saps Gulf Sovereign Wealth Funds

    December 7, 2015
    According to a report published by the Financial Times on Sunday, the rate at which Gulf Sovereign Wealth Funds have redeemed ...
  17. AllianceBernstein Could Be Looking At A Long Turnaround

    June 21, 2012
    Poor fund performance has led clients to pull assets from AllianceBernstein and the fact that unit holders have minimal say ...
  18. Buy The Fund Managers, Not Their Funds

    June 4, 2012
    For investors, it may make more sense to bet on the ones operating the funds rather than the funds themselves.
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