Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich discusses the preference of international over U.S. equities, and credit over long-term bonds and other rate-sensitive assets.
Disparity in central bank monetary policies deepens as quantitative easing begins in Europe. Russ Koesterich and his Investment Strategy Group discuss the effects of the changed environment on stocks and bonds.
With the equity bull market in its seventh year, investors are rightly concerned about its longevity. Russ Koesterich discusses the outlook for stocks going forward, how they can still move higher, and where we see value.
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.
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.
Dropping gas prices are reason for many consumers to breathe a sigh of relief. But why is this happening and what do these savings at the pump mean for the U.S. economy? Russ Koesterich offers his view.
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.
With the recent sell-off in mind, Russ Koesterich assesses the pockets of value that currently exist in the market.
As we are likely to approach a period of tightening monetary conditions, Russ Koesterich offers his outlook for small cap companies.