Weekly Market Commentary

Markets Rebound Despite Rising Geopolitical Tensions

Markets staged a sharp rebound last week, ignoring the rising tensions in Ukraine. BlackRock Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich suggests that energy stocks could offer a hedge if investors begin to pay attention.

Market Perspectives

Stuck in the Low Yield Environment

BlackRock Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich explains why interest rates are still low and how to invest in this low yield environment.

Point of View

Extra Credit: Earning Bonus Points in Fixed Income

BlackRock's fixed income credit experts Josh Tarnow and Michael Phelps discuss the opportunities in global credit and potential benefits of an allocation to fixed income through a long/short strategy.

Municipal Market Update

Munis March On

Munis defied typical March trends and notched a third positive month, and a solid first quarter. BlackRock muni experts discuss the recent strength and their outlook for the months ahead.

BlackRock Investment Institute

Emerging Markets on Trial

Gone are investor illusions the emerging world had miraculously become an all-weather source of returns. EM assets look cheap again – but is it safe to wade back in?


BlackRock Advantage Series

Daily Stat
Daily facts and figures to help inform investment decisions.

Chart of the Week
Educational visuals about market & retirement topics.

Weekly Advisor Tip
Best practices from elite advisors and grow your business.

The Blog

Bad Investor Behavior: Overemphasizing Experience
Nelli Oster discusses how personal experiences can negatively impact investment decisions.

Early Bird Doesn't Get the Social Security Worm
Rob Kron offers advice about the best time to start collecting Social Security benefits.

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