Welcome to Another Edition of Your Magazine
You don't need to turn on the TV or open the newspaper to know the investing world has changed. The differences are written all over your account statements, from the ups and downs of your stock investments to the nearly non-existent interest on your cash holdings. If you find yourself wondering what to do with your money, you're not alone.
At BlackRock, we recognize that investors are looking for guidance and practical strategies to tackle this new world of investing, and we're here to help. Our firm's history as a thought leader, risk management pioneer and provider of progressive investment solutions has earned us the trust of institutions, governments and central banks around the world. All along, we have never strayed from our commitment to providing the same high-quality solutions to individual investors like you. Your financial success is our highest priority.
This partnership has never been more valuable. The low-yield, high-volatility environment that has taken root is testing traditional diversification and other fundamental investment tenets. So if your current strategy is no longer moving you confidently toward your goals, we encourage you to leverage BlackRock's market insights and new-world solutions to modernize—and optimize—your portfolio.
Our eagerness to share with you our thoughts and recommendations for this new world of investing is matched only by our sincere appreciation for your continued trust and investment with BlackRock. We invite you to read more at www.blackrock.com/newworld.
Managing Director and Head of US Retail
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