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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.

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  1. Markets & Economy

    Chart of the Week: Warming Up to Emerging Markets

    This week’s chart helps explain why we have upgraded our view on emerging market (EM) equities.
  2. Asset Allocation

    What Rising LIBOR Is and Is Not Telling You

    Find out why the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is on the rise, but not for the usual reasons.
  3. Asset Allocation

    Chart of the Week: Will the Fed Disrupt the EM Party?

    This week’s chart helps explain why stronger U.S. jobs data fueled speculation earlier this month of more Federal Reserve (Fed) rate hikes.
  4. High Net Worth Strategy

    Some Thoughts on the Gender Gap in Financial Services

    We speak about the impact of the recession on job prospects in the financial services industry, and what it takes for women to succeed in the changing landscape.
  5. High Net Worth Strategy

    Can Brazil Win a Gold Medal As an Investment?

    Many investor are directing their attention to Brazil with the Olympic Games underway because it has one of the best performing stock markets in the world this year.
  6. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Chart of the Week: What a Most Unusual Election Season Could ...

    This week’s chart shows that we could see market volatility moving higher as Nov. 8 Election Day approaches.
  7. FA Relevant

    The Expanding Role of Technology in Financial Advice

    Find out how financial advisors can serve investors better with some fresh thinking and a little help from technology.
  8. Investing Strategy

    Chart of the Week: The Main Ingredient Required for Further ...

    Global stocks are up year-to-date. Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill explains what's required for equities to move higher into year-end.
  9. Investing Strategy

    Updated Investment Views for the Second Half

    We share how to potentially position portfolios for the market and economic environment we see ahead for the remainder of 2016.
  10. High Net Worth Strategy

    One Place to Look for Income Now

    Find out why emerging market (EM) debt is enjoying robust returns this year.
  11. Investing Strategy

    The Indian Story, Rebooted

    Once a BRIC, then one of the “Fragile Five," is India regaining its luster? We discuss the case for India.
  12. International / Global

    Britain’s Long and Difficult Divorce from Europe

    Though it seems like the Brexit storm has blown over, uncertainty remains high as the fundamental ramifications have yet to be sorted out.
  13. Retirement Savings

    Work & Collect Social Security in Retirement?

    What to consider if working in retirement while collecting Social Security.
  14. International / Global

    How a Weaker Pound Could Absorb Market Shocks

    Markets remain nervous after Brexit, which sent the British pound plummeting. Yet, we point out some of the long-term benefits for the UK from a weakening currency that many investors are forgetting.
  15. Small Business

    Chart of the Week: A Cautiously Optimistic Outlook for U.S. ...

    We're optimistic U.S. earnings will improve in the second half, but we believe the rebound may not be as big as many expect. Here's why.
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