America's aging infrastructure is in need of repair, and the municipal market has long been a major source of financing. But state and local governments remain budget constrained. BlackRock muni credit experts discuss this and more in their quarterly credit report.
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.
The economic data confirms the Fed can exit its long-standing zero-interest-rate policy, says Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income Jeffrey Rosenberg. Read about this and more in the February fixed income update.
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.
Prospects for debt issued by nations in emerging markets continue to follow the direction of central bank policies with the removal of U.S. quantitative easing leading to greater volatility and Europe taking the opposite stance. BlackRock's fixed income experts outline three possible scenarios for 2015.
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