Emerging Markets Commentary

Emerging markets: Getting ready for a comeback

Although 2016 may likely be a year of economic stabilization, those economies with stronger fundamentals are likely to benefit the most—when growth comes back.

Weekly Market Commentary

Midwinter forecast: More volatility ahead

BlackRock Global Chief Investment Strategist Russ Koesterich discusses why the elements are in place for more volatility, and ways to help provide some insulation for your portfolio.

BlackRock Answers

What do rising default rates mean for bond investors?

Commodity market declines driving an uptick in defaults. This means chasing yield comes with newfound risks.

Municipal Market Update

Munis soar as macro backdrop sours

Municipal bonds started 2016 strong, as slowing economic growth and sharp volatility in equities and oil sent investors into safe-haven assets. BlackRock's Municipals Team maintains a constructive outlook for the tax-exempt asset class, while cognizant of the potential headwinds.

Municipal Credit Research

Making a difference one bond at a time

The municipal bond market is rich in opportunity. Learn how careful credit research can make all the difference in the success or failure of a municipal bond portfolio today.

Market Perspectives

Gauging the potential impact of the 2016 election

With primary season upon us, investor attention is turning to the U.S. election. Russ Koesterich discusses the potential outcomes and impact of the coming election.

Global Allocation Insight Monthly

The fund was made for these markets

Dan Chamby discusses the portfolio positioning highlights and outlook for the Global Allocation Fund this 2016.

 

Our speakers

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Russ Koesterich, Global Chief Investment Strategist

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Jeffrey Rosenberg, Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income

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Peter Hayes, Head of Municipal Bonds Group

Chart of the Week

A Meltdown in Yields

A Meltdown in Yields

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