BLK : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Bull of the Day: KKR & Co. (KKR) - Bull of the Day

    December 20, 2013
    Bull of the Day: KKR & Co. (KKR) - Bull of the Day
  2. Bull of the Day: Artisan Partners (APAM) - Bull of the Day

    December 4, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Artisan Partners (APAM) - Bull of the Day
  3. Short Sellers Still Like Real Goods Solar (FSLR, RSOL, SUNE)

    July 26, 2013
    Among U.S. solar-related stocks, First Solar (NASDAQ: SUNE) saw the most significant swings in short interest in the most ...
  4. Cost Discipline Driving The Story At PNC Financial

    May 28, 2013
    If PNC can execute on it cost-cutting initiatves, the value creation could be meaningful
  5. Franklin Outperforms on Higher Rev - Analyst Blog

    February 1, 2013
    Franklin Resources Inc.'s (BEN) fiscal first quarter 2013 earnings reached $2.42 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  6. Waddell & Reed Beats on EPS - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.'s (WDR) fourth-quarter 2012 earnings from continuing operations reached 61 cents per share, ...
  7. T. Rowe Price Missed Marginally - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW) reported its fourth-quarter 2012 net income of 88 cents per share, a penny below the Zacks ...
  8. AllianceBernstein Upped to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    On January 5, Zacks Investment Research upgraded AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (AB) to a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy). Why ...
  9. SPDR S&P 500 and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 21, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has decreased 2%; the S&P 500 has declined 1.9%; ...
  10. Brookfield Beats on Higher Revenue - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    Brookfield Asset Management Inc.'s (BAM) third quarter 2012 net income came in at 48 cents per share, which significantly ...
  11. WisdomTree Bucks The ETF Odds With Strong Third Quarter Earnings

    November 1, 2012
    WisdomTree announced strong Q3 earnings October 26, proving that ETFs can survive without low MERs.
  12. Financial Stocks, Including Deutsche, Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 16, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq moving up 1.1%, the S&P 500 rising 1% and the Dow climbing 1%. The financial ...
  13. BlackRock and Other Big Movers on the NYSE on October 5, 2012

    October 5, 2012
    So far today, the market has been on the rise. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.2%; the S&P 500 is up 0.5%; and the Dow has climbed ...
  14. UnitedHealth Among Financial's Biggest Movers on October 5, 2 ...

    October 5, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has climbed 0.2%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.5% and the Dow is up 0.5%. The financial ...
  15. Charles Schwab Cuts Down ETF Fees - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) has announced a massive fee diminution on 15 of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The ...
  16. Fresh Claims Against Wells Fargo, MS - Analyst Blog

    September 20, 2012
    Claims related to mortgage backed-securities are far from over for Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) and Morgan Stanley (MS). A group ...
  17. China Life Insurance Company Ltd. (ADR) Among Financial's Biggest ...

    August 15, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq is trading up 0.2%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow remains relatively ...
  18. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers: Westpac Banking Corporation ...

    August 3, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has moved up 2.2%, the S&P 500 has climbed 2% and the Dow is up 1.8%. The financial ...
  19. Biggest Financial Sector Movers for July 23, 2012, Including ...

    July 23, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 1.9%, the S&P 500 down 1.3% and the Dow slipping 1.1%. The financial ...
  20. Big Movers on the Financial Sector Today

    July 17, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading down 2%, the S&P 500 is down 1.7% and the Dow has slipped 1.3%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  21. More U.S. Banks Curb European Funds - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2012
    According to Wall Street Journal, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) and Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS) are ...
  22. U.S. Banks Close European Funds - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2012
    According to Bloomberg, key U.S. money-market funds managers - JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) ...
  23. Company News for July 5, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    July 5, 2012
    "    Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.'s (NYSE:FSM) discovery of high-grade gold and silver mineralization at a plant in Mexico led ...
  24. Biggest Financial Sector Movers for July 3, 2012

    July 3, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is up 0.7%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.7%; and the ...
  25. MS Mulls Commodities Unit Sale - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    Morgan Stanley (MS) may be contemplating a stake sale of its multi-billion dollar commodities unit, according to a CNBC report. ...
  26. Buy The Fund Managers, Not Their Funds

    June 4, 2012
    For investors, it may make more sense to bet on the ones operating the funds rather than the funds themselves.
  27. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Barclays Capital, Deutsche ...

    May 2, 2012
    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, American International Group, BlackRock and JPMorgan ...
  28. Q&A with a Top Income Fund Manager

    April 11, 2012
    It's always valuable to get the insights of an income fund pro to gauge the risks and opportunities that are facing investors ...
  29. A 100% Institution-Focused Stock

    February 29, 2012
    If you're looking for big yields from one of Wall Street's top clearinghouses (they're like financial pipeline companies, ...
  30. 5 Stocks To Analyze Before Thursday

    January 16, 2012
    Here are five companies that will be releasing their earnings on January 19th.
  31. Money Managers With Huge Yields

    November 29, 2011
    Money managers with gigantic dividends look really attractive, only Europe is looming over everything.
  32. 8 Financial Stocks To Consider Before Wednesday

    October 18, 2011
    Here are eight companies that will be releasing their earnings on October 19.
  33. Questions Of Success And Value At Charles Schwab

    July 20, 2011
    Schwab is one of the best in its business, but does that business deserve such a premium?
  34. Artio Global Investors Priced To Move

    January 18, 2011
    Artio Global Investors went public in September 2009. Since then, its stock is down 45%. We explain why you should take a ...
  35. 4 Stocks The Insiders Like Right Now

    August 24, 2010
    Investors can use this insider buying activity as an initial screen before conducting their own research on the potential ...
  36. A Look At Three Asset Managers

    September 4, 2009
    These three asset managers have different methods - and provide very different results.
  37. The IPO Crash Of Y2K

    July 21, 2009
    Performance of IPOs has been lackluster for the first part of this century. In the long run, are they worth the effort?
  38. Active Blackrock Marries Passive Barclays - Can It Work?

    June 23, 2009
    Blackrock is buying Barclays Global Investors for $13 billion. Can this marriage of two completely different cultures work?
  39. The 5 Best Financial Stocks Of 2009

    June 19, 2009
    Financial stocks tanked in 2008, but 2009 has seen them rebound. We look at the five most promising.
  40. Allstate's Good Hands Gone Bad?

    June 12, 2009
    Allstate is a mixed bag right now; though they refused TARP money, they have exposure to mortgage-backed securities
  41. Diamond Hill Follows Graham's Lead

    July 31, 2008
    Diamond Hill uses the teaching of Warren Buffett's mentor Benjamin Graham to protect investors assets.
  42. The BlackRock Investors Cling To

    July 25, 2008
    When markets are strong, everyone has the golden touch. During weak markets, diverse asset management firms like BlackRock ...
  43. Unlock India's Massive Potential With ETFs

    April 16, 2008
    India's economy is one of the five largest in the world and is growing fast, yet investment options are few. ETFs hold the ...
  44. BlackRock Goes Global In Energy

    March 17, 2008
    Cash in on the commodity boom with a closed-end fund investing internationally and producing excellent returns.
  45. O'Neal Bails Out, $161m Parachute Will Break His Fall (MER)

    November 6, 2007
    Merrill Lynch's exiting CEO, Stan O'Neal received a nifty golden parachute; BlackRock head Laurence Fink could be his replacement.
  46. Making Change At The Bank

    June 14, 2007
    A look at three institutions who are pushing the standard definition of regional bank.
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