Ideas and Insight: Where Leadership Starts

We believe that leadership begins with seeing clearly. It demands the best ideas and the deepest insights—about markets and public policy, about opportunities and risks, about where we are now and what the future might bring.

Investment Thinking

At BlackRock, thinking about investing never ends. Teams from all over the world are continually researching and analyzing companies, markets and economies, and we aim to bring that thinking together, from every corner of our firm, to make smarter investment decisions.

Life After Zero

Investment Outlook 2014

Mid-Year Outlook 2014

Risk assets are grinding higher and volatility is extraordinarily low. Our new outlook outlines what is in store for the rest of the year– and what life after zero (rates) may look like.


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Views on Policy

Views on Policy

As part of our responsibility to promote the long-term interests of our clients and the strength of the communities and markets where we do business, BlackRock develops and publishes insights on public policy issues, especially related to the operation and regulation of financial markets.

Better Benchmarks: Recommendations for Financial Benchmark Reform

April 2014

US Equity Market Structure: An Investor Perspective

There are still some market structure issues that market participants and policy makers have identified as needing focus, based on new concerns that have been recently raised. These key issues are discussed in this ViewPoint along with our recommendations to further improve market quality and stability.

State of States and Local Governments

April 2014

Central Clearing Counterparties and Too Big to Fail

This ViewPoint outlines risks associated with central clearing counterparties (CCPs) and provides recommendations on how to mitigate these risks.

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BlackRock in the News

Because we are a recognized leader in the financial industry, the media, policymakers, and others often come to us for insights, opinions, and help.

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