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

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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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The Best Investing Advice for 2018 From Fortune's Experts

The Best Investing Advice for 2018 From Fortune's Experts

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Insights from our annual roundtable on the best stocks and the biggest risks.
Every party has to end sometime. That's the troubling thought that's been nagging at many investors this year, even as they've continued to profit from one of the longest-running bull markets for stocks in history. Positive economic trends and transformative changes in technology are helping many companies deliver standout returns-but is it time to get choosier about sorting winners from losers? To answer that question as we roll into 2018, Fortune convened our annual roundtable of investment experts.
This year's...
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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

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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

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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

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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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