Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

A European Spectacle

By, 01/31/2012

At EU leaders’ first 2012 summit, officials jousted over Greek funding and the new fiscal compact.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
GDP

The Grass Is Greener Than Many Think

By, 01/30/2012

Friday’s US Q4 2011 GDP report showed growth continued—and accelerated for the third quarter in a row.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Interest Rates

Behind the Fed Curtain

By, 01/27/2012

The Fed’s increased transparency is an incremental positive, but we reserve judgment on whether it has any material impact.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

The State of Politics (as Usual)

By, 01/26/2012

President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday received the traditional level of scrutiny from both sides—but the chances much actually comes of such political speeches are typically quite low.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

Eurozone Resilience

By, 01/25/2012

Recent data seemingly speak to a more resilient eurozone economy than many appreciate.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
The Global View

The Harm in Harmony

By, 01/24/2012

France and Germany claim they have a plan to fix the eurozone. Will it work?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

January Jonesing

By, 01/24/2012

With January’s returns positive thus far, the “January effect” seems to have vanished from consciousness.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Taxes

A Confused Attempt at Compromise

By, 01/23/2012

European leaders, attempting to win Britain’s backing, are discussing revising their planned financial transaction tax.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Report From the PIIGS

By, 01/20/2012

A brief review of PIIGS updates from Thursday.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Manufacturing’s Manifest March

By, 01/19/2012

While fears of US manufacturing’s decline remain prevalent in the media, data paint a markedly different picture.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Foreign Affairs

By, 01/18/2012

A brief rundown of China’s GDP, Hungarian political posturing and eurozone bond auctions.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

S&P’s Shifting Opinion

By, 01/13/2012

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) was busy Friday, downgrading nine eurozone nations—including previously AAA France and Austria. But these actions seem far less material than many presume.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Deficits

Success in Action (Or Auction)

By, 01/12/2012

Italy and Spain each conducted their first 2012 debt auctions Thursday. Here’s a brief look at the results.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Capitalist Corner

Hungary’s Crossroads

By, 01/11/2012

Could Hungary’s bailout need save its people from proto-fascist authoritarianism?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

China’s Confounding Trade Data

By, 01/11/2012

Chinese import growth decelerated and widely missed estimates Tuesday, yet Chinese equity markets showed little negative influence.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

Dancing About Europe

By, 01/10/2012

A survey of the eurozone’s latest.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

The Golden Cross

By, 01/09/2012

Bullish or bearish, technical indicators have some serious, deep-rooted flaws.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Private-Sector Strength

By, 01/06/2012

Signs of private-sector strength continue to emerge in the US and abroad.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Forecasting Fed Forecasting

By, 01/05/2012

The Fed announced it will begin releasing its forecasts and longer-term plans for interest rates starting this month—but is this move positive, negative or somewhere in between?

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Michael Hanson
Business in Review

The Return of the Unconscious, Part II

By, 01/04/2012

Part II of our survey of recent popular psychology literature.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Headlines in Iowa (and Elsewhere)

By, 01/04/2012

Tuesday marked the first US trading day of the year—here’s a quick rundown of some primary stories.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Five Things That Didn't Happen in 2011

By, 01/03/2012

As 2011 comes to a close, here’s our look at the top things that didn’t happen.

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