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Manchester Employees Contributory puts $8 million with BlackRock

Manchester (N.H.) Employees’ Contributory Retirement System invested $8 million in BlackRock’s Strategic Income Opportunities institutional mutual fund, a non-traditional ...

March 09, 2016 | 01:45 pm

BlackRock names head of business development for financial institutions group

Lindy Freeman was named managing director and head of business development for BlackRock’s financial institutions group, North America, said an internal memo obtained by...

March 09, 2016 | 10:58 am
Franklin Templeton recruits 2 BlackRock directors for ETFs business

Franklin Templeton recruits 2 BlackRock directors for ETFs business

David Mann was named senior vice president, head of global ETFs capital markets at Franklin Templeton Investments, and Dina Ting was named vice president, senior portfolio manager for global ETFs.

February 25, 2016 | 10:25 am
Your participants may not know as much as you think

Your participants may not know as much as you think

Defined contribution plan executives are overestimating participants' understanding of investment options as well as participants' beliefs about saving enough for retirement, a new survey found.

February 24, 2016 | 04:07 pm
BlackRock $85 billion manager says stock pickers' time has come

BlackRock $85 billion manager says stock pickers' time has come

Dan Chamby, who manages $85 billion for BlackRock Inc., says central banks' loss of power over markets means old-style stock investors can get back to what they do best.

February 24, 2016 | 10:59 am

BlackRock warns bond traders they're underestimating the Fed

BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest money manager, is warning bond investors they’re not prepared for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.

February 23, 2016 | 10:38 am

BlackRock’s credit hedge fund suffers worst January

BlackRock Inc.’s global credit hedge fund is off to its worst start in its 19-year history amid a selloff in bonds as oil prices fell and concerns over a recession rose.

February 12, 2016 | 10:57 am

BlackRock’s head of hedge funds of funds leaving

Bryan K. White, managing director and co-head of BlackRock Alternative Advisors, the megamanager's $21.3 billion hedge funds-of-funds business, will leave the company in the second...

February 12, 2016 | 01:40 pm
BlackRock's Fink calls on CEOs to focus on long-term value creation

BlackRock's Fink calls on CEOs to focus on long-term value creation

Laurence D. Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock, called upon the CEOs of major companies to resist short-term thinking affecting corporate behavior.

February 02, 2016 | 10:53 am