China's pattern of ramping up credit growth in response to a macro economic slowdown is well known. So are the unintended consequences of stoking asset price bubbles. Jeff Rosenberg discusses the implications for fixed income investors.
Municipal bonds extended their winning streak and outpaced Treasuries in April, supported by favorable supply/demand. BlackRock’s Municipals Team remains constructive, despite headlines around Puerto Rico and Atlantic City.
U.S. water systems are in dire need of improvement, with contamination issues in Michigan and New Jersey highlighting the necessity. BlackRock Municipal Credit Research analysts discuss this and more in their semi-annual commentary.
Fears of global recession hit markets hard at the start of the year. Yet the anxiety has waned. What's in store for investors in the quarter ahead? Our new global chief investment strategist and leading BlackRock portfolio managers provide a roadmap.
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