Weekly Market Commentary

The Stars Are Aligned for More Volatility

Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich discusses why he expects more volatility in the year ahead, and what may drive it.

Fixed Income Market Strategy

There Will Be Blood

Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock's Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income, discusses the consequences of falling oil prices for fixed income investors and reviews the results of his 2014 recommendations.

Municipal Market Update

November Brings Muni Investors Reason for Thanks

The municipal bond market posted a positive return for the 11th straight month. BlackRock muni experts discuss recent developments in the market and address whether 2014 might be a perfectly positive year.

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.

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.

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