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INSIGHTS

Russ Koesterich

Weekly Commentary | 11/17/2014

Last week's decline in volatility for both stocks and bonds is likely to be a temporary phenomenon. Here's why, and what conclusions we draw from the recent market action.

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Source: Lipper as of 9/30/14. Rankings are based on total return excluding sales charges. In the Lipper Core Bond Funds category, the BlackRock Total Return Fund Institutional shares ranked 19/530, 8/470 and 20/414 for the 1-, 3- and 5-year periods, respectively. Institutional share class inception date (9/24/2007). Institutional shares may not be available to all retail investors. Investing involves risk including possible loss of principal.

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