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BlackRock Sizes Up Hurricane Relief and the Fiscal Cliff

Posted by WrapManager's Investment Policy Committee

September 14, 2017

We see more political uncertainty ahead...

Washington averted an imminent fiscal crisis, but the result could be a steep fiscal cliff in December or early 2018. We see heightened political uncertainty toward year-end as the U.S. Congress must revisit lifting the federal borrowing limit and funding the government. We could see this delaying and reducing the scope of any tax reform.
 
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Economic/Market Outlook Blackrock Inc Money Manager Commentary

BlackRock Evaluates Indifferent Investor Sentiment

August 17, 2017
Investor sentiment shows more signs of fatigue than euphoria... Equity markets have greeted positive earnings reports largely with ... [+] Read More

BlackRock Digs Into the Metals and Mining Rally

August 3, 2017
We see stability in commodities prices but are selective in related stocks and bonds. Industrial metals have generally outperformed their ... [+] Read More

BlackRock Examines Momentum Trading in 2017

June 29, 2017
We like momentum in today’s economic environment, even if its performance could be prone to short-lived reversals. The momentum style ... [+] Read More

BlackRock Evaluates Emerging Markets and European Equities

June 8, 2017
When contrarian becomes consensus... Many investors have flocked to emerging market (EM) and European equities this year, as money has ... [+] Read More

BlackRock Releases 2Q 2017 Global Investing Outlook

April 20, 2017
Global growth expectations are on the rise, and we see room for more upside surprises... Reflation is going global. The signs include a ... [+] Read More

BlackRock: Tax Reform and Trump Trades

February 20, 2017
We see potential for volatility in the coming months as more reform details emerge. Richard Turnill, BlackRock’s Global Chief Investment ... [+] Read More

BlackRock: Returns in a Reflationary Environment

February 7, 2017
We have largely maintained our assumptions for equity returns while increasing those for fixed income. Richard Turnill, BlackRock’s Global ... [+] Read More

BlackRock 2017 Investing Outlook

January 2, 2017
Global growth expectations appear to be picking up after an extended slide... BlackRock expects U.S.-led reflation (rising nominal growth, ... [+] Read More

BlackRock Update November 2016

December 5, 2016
U.S. equity indexes hit records; U.S. dollar index surges to nearly 14-year highs. Richard Turnill, BlackRock’s Global Chief Investment ... [+] Read More