One of the tried-and-true mantras of investing is the importance of diversification. But not all diversification is created equal, and one way to achieve broader diversification is through alternative investing.
Mark Howard-Johnson and Sherry Rexroad, BlackRock s real estate securities experts, discuss how real estate investment trusts (REITs) offer a hybrid of the benefits of stocks and bonds with the potential for strong returns and dividend income.
Higher volatility doesn't mean it's time to exit the stock market, but it may indicate it s time for a different type of investing strategy. Portfolio managers of the BlackRock Global Long/Short Equity Fund explain.
The developing world can be a land of opportunity for investors, but it also can be tough terrain to navigate. The BlackRock Emerging Market Allocation team discusses an approach that seeks to cut through the complexity and tap all that EMs have to offer.
For investors seeking to diversify their traditional core fixed income allocations, investing a portion of fixed income assets into a multi-asset income portfolio can help deliver a better balance between income, risk and return.