Weekly Market Commentary

As Growth Slows, Markets Seek Comfort in Old Friends

BlackRock Global Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich discusses the slowing global growth picture, and the implications of an even longer spell of low rates.

BlackRock Answers

Is The Fed Behind the Curve?

The Fed decided against raising rates, but a prolonged period of low rates carries costs. Rick Rieder explains.

Investment Directions

Destination Unknown?

The Federal Reserve's hesitation in raising interest rates points to its reservations about the global economy at a time of heightened market volatility. Russ Koesterich explains what impact this central bank decision could have on your investments.

Municipal Market Update

Munis Hang On in Heated Month for Markets

Municipal bonds fared relatively well in a month marked by broad financial market volatility and investor risk aversion. The BlackRock Municipals Team assesses the backdrop and looks ahead.

Volatility Update

Weathering Uncertain Markets

Stick with your chosen strategies long enough to see the benefits—even through the inevitable market fluctuations.

Market Update

Market Mayhem Update

BlackRock strategists and portfolio teams weigh in on the recent market volatility around the globe.


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

Why China Matters

Why China Matters

The Blog

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