Weekly Market Commentary

More to Like Overseas as U.S. Stocks Sputter

BlackRock Global Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich discusses our preference for international developed markets.


What Should Investors Know About Mean Reversion?

Russ Koesterich explains why trends in corporate profits and volatility may not be as durable as they seem.

Market Perspectives

Removing the Constraints

In the low-yield environment of the past few years, investors have increasingly embraced unconstrained bond strategies. Russ Koesterich discusses their risks and opportunities these present for your portfolio.

Fixed Income Market Strategy

Gyros and Mofongo

The default potential of both Greece and Puerto Rico injects credit concerns back into the market risk perception.

Municipal Credit Highlights

Muni Headlines Set to Heat Up This Summer

Overall creditworthiness among state and local issuers of municipal debt remains strong. But investors might expect more headlines around stressed names as budget battles and court challenges over pension reform persist this summer.

High Yield Update

High Yield's Next Act

Over the past seven years or so, high yield investors have been handsomely rewarded. Since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008, only the U.S. stock market has outperformed high yield among a large basket of various asset classes, and the high yield market achieved its performance with far less volatility.

Views from Erin Xie, PhD

Diagnosing the Opportunity in Health Care Stocks

The latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act is set for Supreme Court ruling in June. Read why Erin Xie, Portfolio Manager of the BlackRock Health Sciences Opportunities Fund, is unshaken and sees great potential in health care stocks.


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

Chart of the Week

Is Inflation Knocking on the Door?

How Greece Fell Behind

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