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Make sense of financial markets with The BID, and uncover BlackRock’s perspective on timely market events and investment ideas. Each month, strategists and portfolio managers discuss the latest on topics such as geopolitics, sustainable investing, technology and artificial intelligence.

Make sense of financial markets with The BID, and uncover BlackRock’s perspective on timely market events and investment ideas. Each month, strategists and portfolio managers discuss the latest on topics such as geopolitics, sustainable investing, technology and artificial intelligence.
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United States

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Make sense of financial markets with The BID, and uncover BlackRock’s perspective on timely market events and investment ideas. Each month, strategists and portfolio managers discuss the latest on topics such as geopolitics, sustainable investing, technology and artificial intelligence.

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@blackrock

Language:

English

Contact:

1-646-231-0409


Episodes

Man and machine: A 21st century centaur

12/14/2018
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Developments in artificial intelligence have made our lives easier, but they have also sparked fears of replacement. The secret? Coupling man and machine. Stephen Boyd, Chair of the Electrical Engineering department at Stanford and head of BlackRock’s Artificial Intelligence Lab, discusses why from space travel to investing, the centaur may be the way of the future. This material is intended for U.S. distribution only. This material is for informational purposes and is prepared by...

Duration:00:15:10

How Acorns has democratized investing

11/30/2018
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One of the main barriers to investing is individuals believing they don’t have enough to get started. But according to Noah Kerner, CEO of Acorns, even just a little bit of change can grow into something mighty. Noah discusses his transition from DJ to CEO, how Acorns combines profit and purpose, and the path to getting more and more Americans to save and invest. This material is intended for U.S. distribution only. This material is for informational purposes and is prepared by BlackRock,...

Duration:00:17:01

Big Data: The race is on

11/14/2018
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It’s no secret that technology has led to an explosion of data – but how do you make meaning out of it? Jeff Shen, Co-Chief Investment Officer of Active Equity and Co-Head of Systematic Active Equity, goes behind the hype to discuss Big Data in investing, and whether it creates a bigger or a more competitive opportunity for investors. This material is intended for U.S. distribution only. This material is for informational purposes and is prepared by BlackRock, is not intended to be relied...

Duration:00:19:18

Behind the hype: Demystifying fintech

11/1/2018
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When it comes to fintech, there’s no shortage of headlines. According to Chief Operating Officer Rob Goldstein, the hype is overblown – but this doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of opportunity. Rob takes a look at what’s behind the rapid rise of fintech, and why now, more than ever, all companies across industries are technology companies at their core. This material is intended for U.S. distribution only. This material is for informational purposes and is prepared by BlackRock, is not...

Duration:00:22:42