The desire to marry socially and environmentally responsible investing with financial results has never been greater. BlackRock’s Deborah Winshel discusses the trend that’s having an impact beyond the wallet.
Market volatility may have abated for now, but that shouldn't leave investors shunning tools to help manage it. Russ Koesterich explains a handful of ways investors can look to minimize gyrations within their portfolios.
Some question whether the long-lucrative ship in dividend stocks has sailed. Portfolio managers of BlackRock’s Equity Dividend Fund offer a resounding “no,” particularly if you’re focused on dividend growth rather than the highest yield.
Over the past seven years or so, high yield investors have been handsomely rewarded. Since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008, only the U.S. stock market has outperformed high yield among a large basket of various asset classes, and the high yield market achieved its performance with far less volatility.
Three concerns weigh heavily on investors' minds today: slow growth, high volatility and low (but unsettled) interest rates. The BlackRock Global Dividend Team discusses how high-quality, dividend-growing stocks may help.