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Spread is your value factor

Low interest rates justify high equity PE’s, and that is particularly so for long duration, high growth equities. So goes the story. It’s worked in recent years and therefore the evidence is there to support the pattern. A simpler argument…

Getting back to normal with Franklin Templeton

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how global consumers learn, shop, travel and work, as well as how they fulfill entertainment and health care needs. Franklin Equity Group’s John Remmert and Donald Huber share which trends they think are permanent and…

ETF Spreads are the Real Killer

How does ETF investing go seriously wrong? If you don’t pay attention to ETF buy-sell spreads, the advantage of low MERs can evaporate.

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