With $1.5 trillion in assets, Franklin Templeton is among America’s top 10 asset managers, and growing. Over the last few years, the firm has acquired asset manager Legg Mason, custom index provider O’Shaughnessy Asset Management, and secondary private equity investor Lexington Partners, among others. President and CEO Jenny Johnson says it doesn’t end there. She’s focused on bolt-on acquisitions in technology and ... Read More »
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Gold had a hard time making up its mind about Friday’s jobs report. In the 20 minutes before the number came out, gold futures first rose about $10, before promptly giving up those gains. At the second before the number was released at 8:30 a.m. EDT, gold was sitting at $1,356.5 per troy ounce. On the initial news that the ... Read More »
Don’t panic and don’t worry about calling a bottom, Jack Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” on Wednesday. Bogle told CNBC in January that investors should stay the course in this volatile market. While he said Wednesday that there are no guarantees in the stock market, he urged investors to not exit the market when it’s ... Read More »
Stocks may have managed to eke out small gains in the last trading sessions of the month, but that hasn’t saved the market from what’s been one of the most volatile starts to a year ever. The S&P 500 is down more than 6 percent in 2016, making it one of the worst Januarys ever for the large-cap index. This ... Read More »
The horrible start to the year in stocks may begin to become the tail wagging the dog, causing the very economic turmoil it is supposed to be forecasting, strategists at JPMorgan Chase warned Tuesday. So far in 2016, a global sell-off due to concerns about the health of China’s economy, along with sharp losses in the energy complex, has pushed ... Read More »
$1 trillion stock bubble ready to pop In other words, ETFs typically trade without ever seeing trading in the underlying stocks. The market makers create the ETFs by giving custodians the underlying basket of stocks, and they in return receive shares in the ETFs. For the most part, those shares trade without having to trade the underlying stocks. 5) What ... Read More »