In a world where global earnings expectations continue to moderate, Japan stands out with the highest earnings revision ratio among all global regions.
Russ Koesterich and his Investment Strategy Group take us through the highs (emerging-market stock rally) and lows (global bond selloff, momentum trades losing momentum) in April while offering their thoughts on what is next for financial markets.
With economic data remaining mixed, BlackRock Global Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich discusses why investors should continue to favor stocks over bonds.
Investor angst is high over the Federal Reserve increasing interest rates: It has been nearly a decade since the Fed last raised rates, and this promises to be a very different tightening cycle compared to the past. Russ Koesterich discusses what the impact of the Fed moves could be, particularly for equities.
Russ Koesterich addresses the upcoming Fed lift off and how investors should prepare for the changes in interest rates.
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.
This much we know: At some point in the not-too-distant future, the Federal Reserve (Fed) is going to raise interest rates. But we believe the bigger picture is worthy of equal, if not greater, consideration.
BlackRock offers investment strategies that set their sights beyond benchmarks, instead aiming for the outcomes - the real results - that matter most to investors.
Is the bull market of the past six years over? Russ Koesterich explains why he doesn't think so in his market outlook for 2015.
What does an equity bargain look like? A market that has left investors extremely pessimistic, or a market that continues to perform? Perhaps both, according to Russ Koesterich.