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A Stock Picker’s Guide To Inflation
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Back To A Volatile Future - 2022 Midyear Outlook
Has the multi-decade period of stable growth and low inflation come to an end in 2022? The BlackRock Investment Institute believes the world is now facing greater economic and market volatility. Jean Boivin, Head of the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII) , Vivek Paul, Head of Portfolio Research for the BlackRock Investment Institute and Wei Li, Global Chief Investment Strategist for Blackrock, join this episode to discuss the BlackRock Investment Institute’s 2022 midyear outlook and what this new, more volatile regime means for the rest of the year and beyond.
The Power Of Clean Energy | The Real Leaders of Net Zero pt. 5
ENEL CEO, Francesco Starace, has been at the helm of the Italian power giant ENEL since 2014 and is a driving force behind Europe’s move to sustainable energy. Mr. Starace joins host Mark Wiedman and “The real leaders of net zero miniseries” to discuss how during his tenure he has overseen the expansion of clean energy using economies of scale from digitalization and improved materials. Francesco also shares his vision for the future of energy; from smart grids feeding power back to the grid and from consumer to consumer, to a fixed price system for all.
The Path to Zero-Carbon Plastic | The Real Leaders of Net Zero pt. 4
On this episode of ‘The real leaders of net zero' miniseries, Dow CEO Jim Fitterling talks with BlackRock’s Mark Wiedman about how Dow is decarbonizing its production processes and why the circular economy can help rid our planet of plastic waste.
The 5 Megatrend Super Highways To The Future
Megatrends are allowing people to build long term exposure to exponential growth. Jeff Spiegel, US Head of BlackRock Megatrend, International and Sector ETFs and Tanya Chanda, Senior Investment Strategist on the BlackRock Megatrend team, explore how megatrends are being impacted by supply chain disruptions, robot labor and millennial spending.
Who Are The Next 100M ETF Investors?
Global ETF inflows continue to break records. Salim Ramji, BlackRock's Global Head of Index Investments, breaks down why millions of first-time investors are turning to ETFs and Samara Cohen, BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of ETFs and Index Investments, explains the changing role of ETFs.
Episode 76 sounds like it’s written with the Chinese Communist Party propaganda arm. Everything, everything thing is beautiful and wonderful when massive amounts of cash is invested.