BlackRock Inc


  • Wall Street watches earnings amid oil rout Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:05 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat-to-higher open, as investors watched to see how markets would digest earnings as oil fell further.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- Antonio Weiss, an investment banker who was a controversial nominee for a top post at the U.S. Treasury Department, has decided to withdraw from consideration, the White House said on Monday. Liberal lawmakers, led by Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, fiercely opposed Weiss's nomination to the top Treasury domestic finance job...

  • Wall Street set to rebound ahead of major earnings Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 5:27 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Monday ahead of earnings from Alcoa, that kick off a week of big name earnings.

  • LONDON, Jan 9- The collapse in the oil price attracted bargain hunters to energy exchange-traded products in 2014, with inflows leaping in December even as the sell-off in oil intensified, global data from BlackRock and ETF Securities showed. Investors in the United States accounted for about 85 percent of the $3 billion- plus inflow into energy ETPs globally,...

  • BOSTON, Jan 9- Big European and American banks have found a productive place to park the energy sector's most distressed debt: the $2.7 trillion U.S. money market industry. Barclays Bank plc, Credit Suisse and Wells Fargo and others get overnight and short-term loans from companies that run money market mutual funds such as Fidelity Investments, BlackRock Inc,...

  • ECB could undermine QE if it does this Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 6:08 PM ET

    The ECB is considering three main options for quantitative easing but two of them could hurt confidence in the bloc's most indebted states.

  • ECB risks undermining QE if it opts for compromise plan Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 11:39 AM ET

    LONDON, Jan 8- The ECB is considering three main options for pumping money into the struggling euro zone economy but two of them could hurt confidence in the bloc's most indebted states, defeating the object of the exercise. President Mario Draghi may announce an ECB programme of buying government bonds, using newly printed money intended to flood the wider...

  • BOSTON, Jan 7- Vanguard Group Inc plans to publish new details about how it voted at annual shareholder meetings, in a move likely to raise the heat on some of the nation's top companies. It follows the lead of BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, which ramped up its publishing of similar reports last year. Like BlackRock, Vanguard will not name specific...

  • Investors pin hopes on big Nikkei rally Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 10:51 PM ET
    A man is reflected on an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, November 17, 2014.

    Despite the lackluster performance of Japanese stocks in 2014, investors have high hopes for the market, forecasting gains of 17 percent by year-end.

  • Jan 5- BlackRock's mutual funds posted record inflows in 2014 of $18.9 billion, according to data provided to Reuters by Morningstar. Investors trying to navigate uncertainty in bond markets are pouring money into BlackRock's unconstrained Strategic Income Opportunities Fund as well as its short-duration fixed income ETFs, said Frank Porcelli, head of the...

  • Investors poured $102.8 billion in new money into BlackRock's exchange-traded funds in 2014, setting a record in global flows for its iShares ETFs.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- Investors poured $102.8 billion in new money into BlackRock Inc's exchange-traded funds in 2014, setting a record in global flows for its iShares ETF business, the company said on Monday. The inflows into BlackRock accounted for 31 percent of the total $330.7 billion in new money added to the global ETF market in 2014 as investors flocked to the...

  • Wall Street faces a big problem in 2015 Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 12:18 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    It may be a new year but Wall Street still has a really big problem, says Thomas Robinson of the CFA Institute.

  • BlackRock's Koesterich eyes US dollar & Japan  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 9:04 AM ET

    Russ Koesterich, BlackRock provides insight on what the divergence in global economies means for the U.S. dollar and investing in Japan.

  • Stocks, bond yields much lower in 2015: Mark Grant Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Mark Grant, managing director at Southwest Securities, predicts a Dow drop to 15,200 in 2015 and 10 year Treasury yields as low as 1.50 percent.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 12- Holders of U.S. inflation bonds are feeling the pain as tumbling oil prices intensify fears of global disinflation and a possible interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve next year. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, commonly known as TIPS, become more popular when investors sense inflation is quickening. Since September,...

  • Maybe not a merry Christmas for Goldman Sachs Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 8:09 AM ET
    A Goldman Sachs sign hangs on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Goldman Sachs had the worst negative return out of the major investment banks when high yield bonds cracked. Will history repeat itself?

  • What's BlackRock's Yellen Index saying?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Patti Domm sits down to discuss the impact of the BlackRock Yellen Index with Rick Rieder, BlackRock CIO of Fundamental Fixed Income.

  • Tesco's troubles split funds seeking oversold stocks Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    *Harris Associates a big seller. LONDON, Dec 10- A halving of Tesco's share price is luring only the boldest active fund managers back into Britain's top supermarket group, with many still unpersuaded it can recover from a year of disasters. While still Britain's biggest grocer by far, Tesco's days of achieving startling growth appear to be over.

  • Wall Street raises $26M for charity...in one night Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:46 AM ET
    (left to right) Jacques (Jack) Brand, CEO, Deutsche Bank North America, and the Gustave L. Levy Award recipient; John Paulson, president, Paulson & Co. Inc.; Brett H. Barth, managing partner, BBR Partners, LLC, and the Alan C. Greenberg Young Leadership Award recipient; and Robert S. Kapito, president, BlackRock, and chair, UJA-Federation of New York’s Wall Street & Financial Services Division.

    The New York financial community raised more than $26 million for Jewish causes in one of the single largest charity events of the year.