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.
With emerging markets showing surprising resilience, BlackRock Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich discusses why investors should consider including EM equities in their portfolios.
Over the past six years, U.S. investors have been rewarded for staying close to home. Russ Koesterich discusses why that may not be the case going forward, and why investors may need more international diversification going forward.
Most recent measures of U.S. economic health have disappointed, though Russ Koesterich and his Investment Strategy Group believe a reacceleration in the second half is a likely scenario. Find out the reasons behind their rationale.
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.
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.