Shareholder® Magazine

Tips to Propel Your Retirement Plan

Are you saving enough for retirement? Is your investment approach getting you where you need to go? See how you stack up vs. investors who are well on their way to retirement readiness. This and more in Shareholder magazine.

Emerging Market Debt Strategy

What is Driving Emerging Market Bonds?

The BlackRock Emerging Market Debt team discusses the economic and political headwinds affecting credit in emerging markets and how differentiation is key to any investment strategy.

Weekly Market Commentary

A Lull in Volatility, But Not for Long?

Last week's decline in volatility for both stocks and bonds is likely to be a temporary phenomenon. Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich draws some conclusions from the recent market and economic action for small caps, Asian equities and commodities.

Municipal Market Update

Munis Follow Script, But Rates May Direct Act II

October was a volatile month, but munis managed to eke out another positive return. BlackRock muni experts suggest the Fed and interest rates may play a larger role in the market going forward.

Market Perspectives

What the New Political Landscape Means for Markets

The midterm elections produced a definitive victory for the Republican party. But what will be the effect on the markets? Russ Koesterich discusses whether gridlock will persist, and areas where there could be an impact.

Fixed Income Market Strategy

Time to Prepare for 'Lift Off'

Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock's Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income, discusses the Fed's upgraded view of the U.S. economy and the need for investors to prepare for the inevitable rise in interest rates.

2014 Survey Results

Investor Pulse Survey

BlackRock's Global Investor Pulse survey identifies four key findings on what investors are thinking and doing in the market. Understand each and how to take action.

Municipal Credit Highlights

Muni Credit Healthy, Despite Pension Pain

The municipal bond market has had a solid run this year, and credit conditions continue to look strong. BlackRock muni credit experts dig into recent topics and trends in their fourth quarter report.

 

The Blog

How to Position Your Portfolio as Rates Start to Rise
With the Fed likely to raise rates in 2015, how do you position your portfolio for the coming rate normalization? Russ shares his take.

The Rate Rise Timeline to Watch for Now
When will the Fed begin to raise rates? Rick provides his take on the rate rise timeline to watch for now post Jackson Hole.

Our Experts

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Russ Koesterich, Managing Director, BlackRock's Global Chief Investment Strategist, iShares Global Chief Investment Strategist

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Jeffrey Rosenberg, Managing Director, Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income

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Peter Hayes, Managing Director, Head of Municipal Bonds Group