- BlackRock Alternatives and HarbourView Partners Invest $90 Million in Macro
Charles D. King's content company Macro has announced the completion of an over $90 million minority investment led by BlackRock Alternatives and HarbourView Partners. This investment is a sign of confidence in the company and its ability to continue to produce content and entertainment that resonates with audiences.
Popular - Three BlackRock Stocks You Should Consider
These three BlackRock stocks are surefire long-term bets as near-term headwinds present an excellent buying opportunity. The stocks are BlackRock Inc. (NYSE:BLK), VanEck Vectors Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF (AMEX:FLTR), and the iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (AMEX:IVV). Each of these stocks offers a different kind of exposure to BlackRock's investing strategies and offer investors a chance to get in on the ground floor of one of the world's leading asset managers.
Research - BlackRock Investment Institute Raises U.S. Government Bonds and Chinese Stocks to 'Overweight'
BlackRock Investment Institute raised U.S. short-term government bonds as well as Chinese and other emerging market stocks to 'overweight' in its latest research. The institute cited the resilience of European corporate earnings in the fourth quarter of 2022 as a factor in its decision, as well as the continent's stock outperformance of the U.S. as a result of the pandemic. BlackRock also noted that the outlook for U.S. economic growth and inflation remains uncertain.
Research - How BlackRock is Bracing for Interest Rate Damage
Here's how BlackRock Inc., the world's largest asset manager, is bracing for the economic damage it expects to result from high interest rates. BlackRock's approach involves diversifying its investments across asset classes and regions, and it is also focusing on areas such as technology, healthcare, and consumer staples for growth opportunities. The asset manager is also developing strategies to protect portfolios from the potential effects of inflation.
Research - BlackRock's Political Donations and Larry Fink's Annual Letter
As February turns to March, the finance world is waiting with bated breath for one of its most dubious annual traditions: The Larry Fink Letter. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., was the top recipient of political donations from BlackRock, a leading investment firm. The letter, which is usually released around the same time, is a chance for BlackRock's CEO to share his view on the state of the markets and the economy, and it is also an opportunity to discuss the company's political donations and other investments.
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