Amid the ongoing volatility of equity prices, underlying midstream fundamentals continue to be healthy. Midstream throughput, as measured by the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs),
We recently chatted with Ben Powell, BlackRock’s Chief Investment Strategist for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, to learn more about him. This post features highlights from our discussion with Singapore-based
Gold and precious metals mining equities—as represented by the Philadelphia Gold and Silver Index (XAU)—are performing solidly in 2019, having climbed 36.5% year-to-date through August 9. Changes in the macroeconomic
It may not feel like it yet, but fall is just around the corner. And just as the return of autumn offers the relief of cool breezy spells, but interspersed
China’s success in financial technology inspires legions of EM fintech hopefuls worldwide, spurring them to frenzied product expansion. Private and public market investors consider EM fintech an assured tale of
Investors have flocked to single factor ETFs with $90 BN in flows over the past 10 years. However, when dissecting these flows further, one can’t help but notice that U.S.
You can count me as surprised. But not for why you are thinking – that the ticker tape is not looking very good now or that safe assets are rallying.
This is not a year in which investors have needed to hedge their equity risk. As of this writing, stocks have not only rallied, they’ve rallied with a consistency last
The Federal Reserve (Fed) cut rates by 0.25% for the first time in over a decade,1 a move largely expected by the market. Heading into the July Federal Open Market
It’s simple – businesses around the country need procedures in place to monitor, record, and calibrate the inputs, outputs, functions and operations of their departments. It is important to assess