As other financial markets wrestled with fear and uncertainty, municipal bonds started off 2016 on solid footing. BlackRock s Municipals Team offers an overview of recent events and performance in the municipal space.
Municipal bonds emerged as the top-performing fixed income asset class of 2015. With many of the underlying drivers still in place, Peter Hayes and Sean Carney discuss what investors might expect in 2016.
With most of the world on the side of easing, the Federal Reserve is making the diametric move of raising interest rates. Let Russ Koesterich and his Investment Strategy Group explain how such divergence affects your portfolio.
The monetary policy cycle has dominated financial markets for years. As the global liquidity tide crests, the business, credit and valuations cycles should gain in importance. The BlackRock Investment Institute provides a roadmap for 2016.
While Puerto Rico grabs the headlines, overall creditworthiness among issuers of municipal debt remains solid. BlackRock Municipal Credit Research analysts discuss the broad backdrop and Puerto Rico s recently released turnaround plan.
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