Weekly Market Commentary

The Sell-Off Continues, But an Opportunity Appears

In recent weeks, investors have been contending with two trends: anxiety over a change in Fed policy and evidence of a slowdown in the global economy. Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich discusses investing in a slow growth environment, and taking a second look at high yield after the sell-off.

Total Return Strategy

"Total" Solutions for Today's Fixed Income Market

Rick Rieder and Bob Miller discuss the merits of a total return strategy in today's difficult fixed income market.

Fixed Income Market Strategy

Dude, Where's My Duration?

Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock's Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income, discusses the historic shift away from ZIRP, and how investors need to rethink their fixed income strategies beyond simply how much duration they hold to where they hold that duration.

BlackRock Investment Institute

India Under New Management

India has gone from a castaway market to investor darling—in the space of one year. What's next? A new BlackRock Investment Institute publication lays out our views on policy, risks and markets.

Investment Directions

A Late September Swoon?

After stocks' strong performance this year, is it time for investors to be a bit more cautious? In their latest Investment Directions market outlook, Russ Koesterich and his Investment Strategy Group provide their take and detail where they see investing opportunities today.

Municipal Credit Highlights

3Q Muni Credit Highlights: Know What You Own

The core of the municipal bond market remains on solid footing, but it’s important to know what you own. BlackRock muni credit experts dig into recent topics and trends in a new quarterly 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