• Here's What the World's Biggest Money Manager Is Worrying About for 2018

    4 days ago - By Fortune

    To most Main Street investors, BlackRock blk is basically invisible. But it's the world's biggest asset manager, overseeing about $6 trillion in client money as of the end of November, and BlackRock's investment decisions create ripples that roll through every major global market.
    To give Fortune readers a preview of what the firm expects from global markets in 2018, BlackRock's senior strategists shared their outlook with us in advance of its mid-December publication. Highlights follow from our conversations with the team:
    Just about every economist believes the Federal Reserve will raise...
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  • Here's What the World's Biggest Money Manager Thinks Stocks Will Do Next Year

    Here's What the World's Biggest Money Manager Thinks Stocks Will Do Next Year

    4 days ago - By Fortune

    To most Main Street investors, BlackRock blk is basically invisible. But it's the world's biggest asset manager, overseeing about $6 trillion in client money as of the end of November, and BlackRock's investment decisions create ripples that roll through every major global market.
    To give Fortune readers a preview of what the firm expects from global markets in 2018, BlackRock's senior strategists shared their outlook with us in advance of its mid-December publication. Highlights follow from our conversations with the team:
    The S&P 500 was up 19.5% for the year through November-and other...
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  • Why the World's Biggest Money Manager Thinks Inflation Is Back

    Why the World's Biggest Money Manager Thinks Inflation Is Back

    4 days ago - By Fortune

    To most Main Street investors, BlackRock blk is basically invisible. But it's the world's biggest asset manager, overseeing about $6 trillion in client money as of the end of November, and BlackRock's investment decisions create ripples that roll through every major global market.
    To give Fortune readers a preview of what the firm expects from global markets in 2018, BlackRock's senior strategists shared their outlook with us in advance of its mid-December publication. Highlights follow from our conversations with the team:
    One of BlackRock's main themes for 2018: Globally, inflation will...
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  • Investing: How the World's Biggest Money Manager Is Preparing for 2018

    4 days ago - By Fortune

    BlackRock, which manages some $6 trillion worldwide, gave Fortune an exclusive preview of its outlook.
    To most Main Street investors, BlackRock blk is basically invisible. Then again, so are Wi-Fi and oxygen. The New York-based financial giant is deeply woven into the fabric of global investing: It's the world's biggest asset manager, overseeing about $6 trillion in client money as of the end of November. That's a sum bigger than the GDP of every country on earth except the U.S. and China, and it means BlackRock's investment decisions create ripples that roll through every major global...
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