BlackRock Funds

iShares’ Response to Money Market Fund Reform Is NEAR

To get out in front of possible money market fund reform, BlackRock (BLK) recently launched the iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF. More 

What Twitter Can Learn From Facebook’s IPO

Facebook did a lot of things wrong with its IPO ... and Twitter would be wise to learn those lessons. More 

3 Reasons Why I’m Not Buying Wednesday’s Rally

While the Dow rallied nearly 100 points today, I wouldn't get used to it. The Dog Days Of Summer bring In record outflows for one. More 

3 Super-Cheap ETFs to Buy Now

One of the best ways to supercharge your profits over the long-term is to focus on low-cost ETFs, which help you keep more returns. More 

State Street Unveils a ‘Me Too’ Russell ETF

State Street's new Russell 2000 ETF is cheaper than the alternatives, but that's about it — and that still might not be enough to recommend it. More 

Self-Driving Car Operator Mobileye Raises $400M

Mobileye -- one of the leading names in self-driving auto technology -- is raising about $400 million in the private markets. Could it be nearing an IPO? More 

Manager Churn Belies a Fundamental Truth

BlackRock has slashed 80% of its active fund managers. But underperformance is the norm -- this shouldn't be a surprise. You win by refusing to play the game. More 

How Netflix (And 14 Other Blue Chips) Got Its Groove Back

Here is a list of 15 companies that have turned their businesses around, led by Netflix, which is now humming along with profitability and a soaring stock price More 

iShares ETF Closure: The First of Many?

iShares' closing of the ALT managed futures fund was a bit out of the ordinary considering its first-mover status in a popular category. Could other iShares' funds be on the chopping block? More 

Quintile Among 8 IPOs Coming Up This Week

Clinical trial servicer Quintiles Transnational Holdings and loan provider PennyMac are among eight stocks slated to go public this week. More