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  • New Retirement Survey from BlackRock: Uncovering "The Secrets of Highly Effective Savers"

    How Americans feel about the process of saving for retirement has a direct effect on their actions and success as savers. That is one of the key findings of BlackRock's annual Retirement Survey, released today, which revealed that the most successful retirement savers have certain psychological and emotional attitudes related to the actual process of saving that drive them to put more money away for retirement, compared to savers who don’t share similar attitudes.


    Five years after the sweeping economic crisis upended global markets, most investors in the U.S. and worldwide remain risk averse, and hold a sizable percentage of their assets in low- or no-return cash investments, according to the first-ever Global Investor Pulse Survey from BlackRock (NYSE: BLK).

  • BlackRock Reports Quarterly Diluted EPS of $4.21, or $3.88 as adjusted

    BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) today reported third quarter 2013 diluted EPS of $4.21, up 15% from a year ago. Revenue increased 7% from the third quarter 2012, reflecting growth in markets, long-term net inflows and strength in BlackRock Solutions. Operating income for the third quarter 2013 was $966 million with an operating margin of 39.1%.

  • BlackRock Announces Appointment of Cheryl D. Mills to Board of Directors

    BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) today announced that Cheryl D. Mills, former Counselor and Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Mills, who left the U.S. Department of State in February 2013, will join the Board on November 20th as an independent director.

  • BlackRock completes acquisition of MGPA to create global real estate investment business

    BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) has completed the acquisition of MGPA, an independently-managed private equity real estate investment advisory company in Asia-Pacific and Europe, creating a combined $23.5bn global real estate investment platform (source: BlackRock, as at end June 2013) serving a diverse client base of approximately 700 investors.

  • QE uncertainty hurting insurers' income streams and driving them into riskier assets, says new BlackRock study

    Quantitative easing (‘QE’) and uncertainty around tapering of asset purchases by the Federal Reserve and other central banks is limiting the ability of insurance companies to generate returns, and driving them to diversify towards riskier assets, according to new research into the investment strategies of over 200 insurers globally.

  • BlackRock Launches Retirement Income Indexes

    Groundbreaking CoRI™ Retirement Indexes Give Investors Metric to "Translate" Retirement Savings into Retirement Income; Enables Better Planning, Midcourse Corrections During Critical Pre-Retirement Phase.

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