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Keep Calm And Add More Carry

Keep Calm And Add More Carry

Keep Calm And Add More Carry by Russ Koesterich, CFA – BlackRock The prospect of lower stock returns and higher volatility going forward suggests for Russ that investors should consider strategies such as carry, or yield, to boost risk adjusted […]

A Chart Showing Why Deflation Is Dead

A Chart Showing Why Deflation Is Dead

A Chart Showing Why Deflation Is Dead by Richard Turnill, BlackRock U.S. deflation is no longer an imminent risk. Global Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill’s chart of the week helps illustrate why. U.S. deflation is no longer an imminent risk. […]

Are These The Golden Days For Gold?

Are These The Golden Days For Gold?

Are These The Golden Days For Gold? by Russ Koesterich, CFA – BlackRock Given an environment of low and even negative yields, slow growth and potential signs of rising inflation, Russ discusses why gold may continue to shine. As my […]

An Underappreciated Trend Supporting European Stocks

An Underappreciated Trend Supporting European Stocks

An Underappreciated Trend Supporting European Stocks by Richard Turnill – BlackRock Global Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill’s chart of the week focuses on an underappreciated trend that supports the case for European stocks. This week’s chart focuses on an underappreciated […]

Investing opportunities to consider before the second half

Investing opportunities to consider before the second half

BlackRock Global Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill shares a few investing opportunities to consider before the second half. kenkuza / Shutterstock Markets today are characterized by low returns and lots of “me-too” trades, but it’s important to remember low return doesn’t mean no-return. […]

The surprising force behind gold’s rally

The surprising force behind gold’s rally

by Heidi Richardson, BlackRock Gold and gold mining stocks have been some of the best performers this year. What’s behind that rally and can it continue? Heidi Richardson shares her take. vitaly_korovin / Shutterstock After a few years of losses, gold […]