As the world's largest asset manager, BlackRock believes in openness, transparency, and honesty. It’s how we fulfill our mission: empowering investors and investment professionals to achieve their goals. The Blog furthers that commitment, by providing visitors to the Blog with market insights and analysis from some of the preeminent thought leaders at BlackRock & iShares.

  • Showing 1-15 of 260 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
  • 18
  • >>
  1. Markets & Economy

    Warming Up to the Potential of China’s Equities

    An overly cautious approach may mean missing out on fresh returns from the world's second-largest economy.
  2. Investing

    Mardi Gras Markets?

    Animal spirits rule the markets these days. But does a period of penance await?
  3. Markets & Economy

    Europe, Not Just a Vacation Opportunity

    We discuss the case for Eurozone equities, despite the abundance of political uncertainties.
  4. Markets & Economy

    Chart of the Week: Global Corporate Earnings, Wind Beneath My Wings

    We explain why we see earnings improving across the globe, and highlights the markets with the most potential for further ...
  5. Insights

    Chart of the Week: The Relationship Between Tax Reform and the Reflation Trade

    Richard explains what U.S. corporate tax reform could mean for the reflationary environment already in place before last ...
  6. Markets & Economy

    China’s Role in Global Growth

    Jean explains what our new China GPS economic indicator can tell us about the outlook for China's role in global growth. ...
  7. ETFs

    Good Tax, Bad Tax and ETFs

    Taxes are inevitable, but investors can try to minimize how much they pay on their investments by using ETFs. Martin explains. ...
  8. Markets & Economy

    Chart of the Week: Upgrading European Stocks

    Richard explains why we are upgrading European equities to overweight and downgrading emerging market debt to neutral over ...
  9. Markets & Economy

    The Investing Surprises 2017 May Bring

    When it comes to market and economic surprises, 2016 was a banner year. Kurt Reiman weighs in on the potential surprises ...
  10. Investing

    4 Smart Beta Predictions for 2017

    Investors are more interested in smart beta strategies than ever after last year's tremendous growth. Sara talks about the ...
  11. Markets & Economy

    China’s Economy Improves Amid Trade Tension

    Should potential trade frictions between the U.S. and China worry investors during the Year of the Rooster? We break it down ...
  12. Investing

    Equity Factors for a Reflationary Environment

    We explain why certain equity factors are poised to potentially outperform in an environment of U.S.-led reflation.
  13. Markets & Economy

    A Side Effect of China’s Debt Binge

    Richard explains why China has declined in our latest BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index (BSRI) rankings and names some of the ...
  14. ETFs

    5 Questions to Ask your Advisor About ETFs

    More and more investors are looking at ETFs and wondering if they should incorporate them in their portfolios. Talking to ...
  15. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Chart of the Week: Readying Bond Portfolios for Reflation

    We believe now is a good time to ready bond portfolios for global reflation. We explain it with the help of this week’s chart. ...
  • Showing 1-15 of 260 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
  • 18
  • >>