Sir John Templeton was one of the world's greatest investors and financiers. He came from a creative mindset, not a competitive mindset. He believed that the Universe was infinitely abundant, and in his investment strategies he encouraged investment in Third World countries that led to highly successful investment portfolios in the developing world. Sir John also believed that the stock market would ultimately go to one million, to the incredulity of those he shared this belief with. As an investor, when stocks fell sharply, Sir John bought.