Market Volatility Resources

Market volatility can be nerve-racking, even for the most seasoned investors. Here you’ll find market insights from Franklin Templeton investment professionals along with educational resources to help you put volatility in perspective and keep your investments on track.

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Preparing for a Recession: What’s Different from the Global Financial Crisis

This new podcast covers Stephen Dover, Head of Equities, and Ed Perks, CIO, Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions, discuss navigating the uncertainty gripping global markets.  Learn more.

Uncertainty and Opportunity

With a sharp deterioration in market sentiment our Allocation Views focus on the macroeconomic backdrop affecting market fundamentals.   Learn more.

On My Mind: The Fed Speaks Loudly and Carries a Big Stick

In reaction to the US Federal Reserve’s dramatic action, CIO Sonal Desai, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income, calls the Fed’s response “massive and well crafted.”  Learn more.

Looking Ahead: Market Volatility and Preparing for Possible Outcomes

Although the spread of the coronavirus has been a significant driver of global market volatility in recent weeks, the Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions team says political posturing ahead of the 2020 US presidential election has also contributed to US equity market volatility.  Learn more.

An Emerging Markets Update on Recent Coronavirus-related Volatility

Our Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity CIO weighs in on the investment implications of recent coronavirus-related volatility for China and emerging markets.  Learn more.

Coping with Coronavirus-Induced Market Volatility: A Multi-Asset Update

The spread of the coronavirus has created heightened market volatility in recent weeks. Ed Perks and Gene Podkaminer offer an update on how they are approaching the situation, and which countries appear more insulated to growth shocks.  Learn more.

More Resources

5 Strategies for Dealing with Market Volatility

It’s important to keep perspective when markets get choppy. Here are five strategies to consider when volatility strikes. Learn more.

An Investor’s Guide to Loss Aversion [Video]

During the last two market pull-backs investors panicked and pulled their money out of the market to avoid more losses. But, what investors may not realize is that this perceived security likely comes at a cost. Watch now.

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Above all else, the coronavirus pandemic is a worldwide humanitarian issue, but it is also accompanied by significant economic fallout. Already, our personal and professional lives have been impacted in significant ways, and that impact will likely continue for the foreseeable future. We’ve carefully curated the most relevant resources on this new web page to make it easier for you to find what you need. Given the fluidity of the situation, we will be updating it frequently. We hope these resources help you and your organization. In the meantime, stay healthy and safe.

-Jenny Johnson, CEO

Market volatility can be nerve-racking, even for the most seasoned investors. Here you’ll find market insights from Franklin Templeton investment professionals along with educational resources to help you put volatility in perspective and keep your investments on track.