Weekly Market Commentary
Last week, stocks fell on geopolitical concerns and rising interest rates. But BlackRock Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich discusses one part of the world that presents an opportunity: Japan.
Sentiment has turned this year towards emerging markets. Russ Koesterich discusses where to find opportunities in the asset class, and what regions and countries to avoid.
After months of relatively calm markets, volatility has returned amid rising geopolitical tensions. In their latest Investment Directions market outlook, Russ Koesterich and his Investment Strategy Group explain what this means for investors as well as why they’ve downgraded eurozone equities.
BlackRock offers investment strategies that set their sights beyond benchmarks, instead aiming for the outcomes - the real results - that matter most to investors.
Municipal Credit Highlights
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.
Despite a few curve balls in the first half, markets carried on with gusto. What's next? We offer up five things you should know, and five ideas for your investing to-do list, in the second half of 2014.
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.