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In a speech to students and faculty at New York University Stern School of Business, Mr. Fink noted the great progress made in achieving longer lifespans but added that this blessing is severely straining resources for governments and individual investors worldwide, and also may be restricting job opportunities for younger people as older people remain in the workforce longer.View Video
Disparities among emerging markets are growing fast - and so are disparities among returns for emerging market investors. In a sweeping publication on long-term trends and immediate opportunities in the emerging world, the BlackRock Investment Institute separates the wheat from the chaff.Read More
Slow Turn Ahead? The era of ultra-loose monetary policies may be drawing to a close, challenging "safe" fixed income assets and potentially boosting equities. Safety may be the new tail risk. This is the central theme in the BlackRock Investment Institute's 2013 Investment Outlook "Slow Turn Ahead?"Read More
Congratulations to our CFO Ann Marie Petach for being named #1 among the Most Powerful Women in Finance by American Banker Magazine! "I do believe success breeds success," Petach says. "I was coming into a place where I walked in the door and knew there were senior women with a seat at the table. I wasn't filling a statistic or breaking the barrier. The barrier didn't exist."Read More
Slowing growth across the world and the looming US “fiscal cliff” have increased the odds for our Stagnation scenario, dominated by anemic growth in the developed world and volatile risk-on/risk-off trading. Nemesis – a crisis scenario we named after the vengeful Greek goddess who punishes the prideful – stayed in the mythology books in the first half. In other words, we’re standing still … but are still standing.Read More
With the US economy slowing, the Federal Reserve will probably consider whether and how it might further ease monetary policy. But would the Fed buying yet more bonds and injecting more liquidity into the banking system create more credit and stimulate more economic activity?Read More
India is facing declining growth, political logjam and capital flight – a sharp reversal from the country's status as an emerging markets darling brimming with self-confidence not too long ago. The latest BlackRock Investment Institute publication highlights risks to the country's economy and discusses opportunities in equities, fixed income and the currency.Read More
Europe’s crisis is accelerating. Greece is running out of money fast, banks are swooning and global markets again are held hostage by the Eurozone’s turmoil. The latest BlackRock Investment Institute publication discusses critical upcoming events, reviews potential scenarios and gives tips on how investors can best position themselves.Read More
The latest BlackRock Investment Institute publication zeroes in on countries added to the BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index: Singapore, Taiwan, Slovakia and Slovenia. It also discusses the big movers in the quarter, including Germany and Colombia.Read More
What lies ahead in 2012 for financial markets? More than three dozen leading BlackRock portfolio managers recently gathered at the BlackRock Investment Institute's Outlook 2012 Forum to exchange views. This site and the 2012: The Year of Living Divergently publication summarizes their ideas.Learn More
Proposals related to further structural reform of money market funds remain highly topical today. In this ViewPoint , we review the objectives and constraints surrounding additional reform, focusing specifically on capital solutions. As change is considered, care must be taken to ensure that the reforms, both individually and collectively, achieve the objective of protecting investors without inadvertently destabilizing financial markets.Read More
Barron's discussed BlackRock's current position in the marketplace, Larry Fink's accomplishments and integral role in building the Company, as well as his views on the current market, regulatory and political environment.Read More
BlackRock Media Statement Regarding Recent Credit Rating Actions Related to U.S. Government DebtRead Press Release
Are Corporate Profit Margins at an Impasse? Insights from the BlackRock Investment Institute.Read More
BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) announced that it will report results for the second quarter of 2011 prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, July 20, 2011Read More
Crain's New York Business: Most Powerful Women in New York 2011 includes BlackRock's Barbara Novick and Sue WagnerRead More
Fink journeys through his early days working in the family shoe store in California to overseeing the world's largest asset manager.Read More
In the paper, the BlackRock Investment Institute explores the dramatic reshaping of the relationship between the banking sector and its regulatory overseers and the profound implications for investors across the capital structure following recent legislation stemming from the global financial crisis.Read More
P&I Highlights BlackRock's DC Chief, Chip Castille
Pensions & Investments, The International Newspaper of Money Management features a profile on the US and Canada DC business.
Rob Kapito Addresses Wharton Graduates
BlackRock President Rob Kapito addressed the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School Class of 2010 at the recent MBA graduation ceremony. Rob serves as a member of the University’s Board of Trustees and was the recipient of the 2009 Joseph Wharton Leadership Award. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1979.
Larry Fink Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Larry Fink received Institutional Investor’s Money Management Lifetime Achievement Award at the magazine’s annual US Investment Management Awards
Read BlackRock highlights from The Best CEOs article in Barron's.Read More
Barron's Profiles BlackRock
Industry experts and members of BlackRock's executive team highlight the evolution of the firm, and assess its future.
BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) today announced that it has completed its merger with Barclays Global Investors ("BGI"), including the market-leading iShares® exchange traded funds business.Read More
Barclays Shareholders Approve Transaction
Barclays shareholders approved the proposed sale of Barclays Global Investors ("BGI") to BlackRock Inc. ("BlackRock").
In the new world, the old ways of investing aren't working anymore. One question is on everyone's mind: "So what do I do with my money?" Learn more about the five practical actions for a more dynamic, diverse portfolio at www.blackrock.com/newworld.