Weekly Market Commentary

Why deflation is dead

We see rising U.S. inflation over the near term, meaning deflation is no longer an imminent risk. Read our Weekly Commentary to understand what this means for your portfolio.

BlackRock Answers

Will low energy prices impact the muni market?

Beat down oil prices could carry headline risk for some corners of the muni market. Sean Carney, Head of Municipal Strategy, debunks the myths.

Fixed Income Market Strategy

Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

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.

Global Allocation Insight Monthly

Policy-exhausted markets turn to gold

As central bank policies are losing their ability to support risk assets, investors are looking to gold as a store of value amid volatility. Learn more.

Municipal Market Update

Munis enter May 10 for 10

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.

Municipal Credit Highlights

Infrastructure needs run deep for water systems

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.

Strategic Income Opportunities Insight Monthly

Modestly adding risk while keeping a careful watch

As high quality bond yields are likely to stay low for longer, selectively adding risk may be the answer to finding a more attractive return stream.

Market Perspectives

Revisiting the importance of downside mitigation

Mark Peterson discusses the benefits — and importance — of managing downside volatility.


Our speakers

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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

The upside of limiting downside

After rough start, stocks bounce back with a vengeance

The Blog

May 23, 2016 - Richard Turnill
May 21, 2016 - Rob Kron
May 20, 2016 - Chip Castille

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