A few months ago, a great manager and friend, a faithful follower of the philosophy of value investing, told me that he had introduced ESG criteria into his analysis, and that he considered them a source of competitiv
A trio of 2018 milestones show that iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD) is now an indispensable investment tool.
M&A performance was crimped in October as market volatility caused most spreads to widen. This presented an opportunity to put cash to work by adding to existing positions at lower prices to earn greater returns.
Russ discusses why gold, not a popular asset class until recently, has become so as a hedge.
Written by Rick Rieder, BlackRock Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income and portfolio manager for the BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund. Rieder argues that monetary policy restrictiveness
October spooked market participants universally with US stocks enduring their worst month since the financial crisis.
To be the best Afore in terms of yields, they have to be good in several asset classes and that allows them to diversify the portfolios.
Written by Rick Rieder, BlackRock Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income and Portfolio Manager of the BGF Fixed Income Global Opportunities Fund
Traditional fixed income investors do not usually like interest rate hikes. As rates go up, the prices of their bonds go down and they reap negative returns in their portfolios.