Value stocks have started to show signs of life. Russ discusses why energy and financial stocks are currently the best ways to play the theme.
A downturn for stocks may not be top of mind these days, but one will happen eventually. To prepare for that, Russ discusses why the source of the selloff matters as much as the magnitude.
Russ discusses the reasons why Japan’s equity market may outperform emerging markets.
Consumer spending helps fuel the economy, but, as Russ explains, still sluggish spending continues to limit growth.
Rick Rieder and Russ Brownback, from the BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income Team, look to the investment lessons that can be derived from Super Bowl 51 odds making, and particularly that when judged appropriately, prices can contain more valuable information than does “the news.”
What might the German election mean for markets?
With the top two positions at the Federal Reserve soon to be open, Russ discusses how the easy money era goes back a long way.
Rick Rieder explains the economic implications of “the Amazon effect.”
Russ explores why both risky assets and traditional safe havens have performed well this year, and whether that can continue.
Value stocks have largely sat out the broader market rallies this year. Russ explains why, and what could spark a return to investor favor.