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  • This ETF is Rated R

    There’s been a flurry of articles about the dangers of exchange-traded funds. BlackRock Inc.'s Larry Fink said leveraged ETFs could “blow up” the industry, even though they have microscopic assets and own less than 0.02 percent of the derivatives market. There’s also been chatter about potential problems with ETFs that track illiquid assets, such as senior loans, if there's a run for the exits. A recent Ventured & Gained post looked at exchange-traded notes (ETNs) and some risks they pose.

  • U.S. GDP, Pfizer, Obama at West Point: Week Ahead May 26-31

    The U.S. economy probably shrank last quarter for the first time in three years, data this week may show.

  • Trillion-Dollar Firms Dominating Bonds Prompting Probes

    Bill Gross and Larry Fink manage a $3 trillion pile of bonds -- an amount almost as big as Germany’s economy. Their firms, Pacific Investment Management Co. and BlackRock Inc., doubled holdings since 2008, outpacing the market’s growth of 50 percent.

  • Fink Builds BlackRock Powerhouse Without Goldman Sachs Backlash

    As chairman and chief executive officer of BlackRock Inc., Larry Fink controls more money than Germany has gross domestic product.

  • Ailman Says CalSTRS to Push Facebook for Women on Board

    Christopher Ailman, chief investment officer of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, said Facebook Inc. should have more women on its board of directors.

  • Fink Belies Being Boring Telling Customers to Buy Stocks

    In June 2008, American International Group Inc. was desperately trying to figure out what to do with its $80 billion in money-losing credit-default swaps, which were backed by mortgages. Then Larry Fink came calling.

  • BlackRock ETFs Gain as Fixed-Income Liquidity Slides, Fink Says

    BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, stands to benefit as banks shrink their market- making role in over-the-counter fixed-income trading, Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink said.

  • Larry Fink: HSBC Fine Is Bigger Than I Expected

    Dec. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Blackrock CEO Larry Fink discusses HSBC's money laundering settlement. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • Fink: We're Under Threat of First-Quarter Recession

    Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Blackrock CEO Larry Fink talks about quantitative easing. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart CEO Summit: Debt." (Source: Bloomberg)

  • BlackRock Vote on Dimon’s Future Highlights JPMorgan Link

    Bill Rubin, a senior investment analyst at BlackRock Inc. who picks financial-company stocks, didn’t mince words a year ago when he e-mailed JPMorgan Chase & Co. right after the bank disclosed a trading loss that ultimately cost more than $6.2 billion.

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