Now at $1 trillion, bond ETFs are a blockbuster innovation that offer potential benefits to all investors
BlackRock (BLK) is the world's largest publicly traded investment management firm. As of September 30, 2016, it had assets under management, or AUM, of $5.1 trillion. This is ~7% of the total assets under management across the globe.
Chris Dieterich is a strategist in BlackRock’s ETF and Index Investments group. Previously he was a journalist at The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Dow Jones Newswires specializing in ETFs and investing. He writes primarily about indexing and ETF education.