Archive: The Financial Blog

The posts below are archived from the original Templeton Touch website, which is described as follows:


In July 2008, John Marks Templeton, picked by Money magazine in 1999 as the “twentieth century’s greatest stock picker” died of pneumonia at the age of 95. However, he left a legacy in the investment world that will not soon be forgotten.

As the United States and world face a shrinking economy, there is a great need to find comfort and perspective in a phenomenal investor such as John Templeton. Therefore, we have established this web resource to serve as a hub for sharing financial wisdom from John Templeton, at times written by him and at times written by his close friends and confidants. We hope you find this information useful as we tread through the waters of uncertain financial times.

Templeton on Changing Times

We continue highlighting points John Templeton made in an interview with Forbes magazine in 1995. The article concludes with Templeton's perspective on how investing has and will change: "Progress is going to speed up, not slow down," Templeton adds, "so in the long...

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Who Is John Templeton?

What Would John Templeton Say? aims to share the financial wisdom of Sir John Templeton, one of the greatest stock pickers of the 20th century. We feature excerpts from his writings, interviews with journalists, and commentaries from those who knew Templeton. July...

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