Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

What to Glean From Contradictory Coverage

By, 01/30/2015
Ratings624.419355

When all news is bad, it's a sign stocks have more wall of worry to climb. 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Reason #529 Why Stocks Love Gridlock

By, 01/29/2015
Ratings344.147059

President Obama's decision to scrap plans to tax 529 savings plan distributions probably won't have a direct market impact, but it illustrates why stocks like gridlock. 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

Economic Growth Seems Plenty Durable

By, 01/28/2015
Ratings334.212121

Do recent US and UK economic data show weakening growth?  

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

Greek Government Theatrics and Other Reruns

By, 01/27/2015
Ratings384.539474

Greece has a new anti-austerity government, but a disorderly euro exit is as unlikely as ever.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Commodities

Blinded by Shiny Objects?

By, 01/26/2015
Ratings534.14151

Is this time different for gold and silver?

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Michael Hanson
Capitalism

Upside Risks Are the Riskiest

By, 01/23/2015
Ratings544.351852

For long-term investors, upside market risk has forever been the most dangerous risk.

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Michael Hanson
Into Perspective

Upside Risks Are the Riskiest

By, 01/23/2015

For long-term investors, upside market risk has forever been the most dangerous risk. 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

The ECB Will Buy Some Bonds

By, 01/23/2015
Ratings274.592593

ECB QE is a thing and we expect similar results as the US, UK and Japanese versions: Misperceptions galore and little economic stimulus.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Finance Theory

The Happy Medium

By, 01/22/2015
Ratings413.621951

Chasing hot technology and super long-term investment opportunities might sound exciting, but it’s often a fool’s errand.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

China's Great Miss?

By, 01/21/2015
Ratings394.064103

Is a missed growth target a troubling sign for the world’s second largest economy?   

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Currencies

The Swiss Miss: Media’s Take on the Franc’s Fallout

By, 01/20/2015
Ratings664.234848

We sift through the latest on Switzerland so you don’t have to.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Switzerland Declares Currency Neutrality

By, 01/16/2015
Ratings384.118421

The Swiss National Bank ceased artificially depressing the franc’s value Thursday, sending currency markets on a wild ride. But the long-term impact of this is basically nil.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
GDP

Do Investors Fear Faster Growth?

By, 01/15/2015
Ratings364.569445

An apparent freakout over the World Bank’s reduced economic forecast overlooks the elephant in the room.

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Michael Hanson
Into Perspective

How Wearable Gadgets Describe Economic Data

By, 01/15/2015
Ratings294.172414

A crop of new products promise data about your body and fitness level, but they’re far less accurate than touted. The same holds true for economic data.

 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Data-Dependent Forward Guidance

By, 01/14/2015
Ratings234.021739

How central bankers say they’ll act on economic data won’t tell you when the next rate hike is coming.   

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Personal Finance

It’s a Big World After All

By, 01/13/2015
Ratings844.309524

US stocks have been hot lately, but a global portfolio remains vital.  

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
The Advisor's Corner

FINRA Makes a 17-Page New Year’s Resolution

By, 01/12/2015
Ratings164.46875

FINRA’s 2015 regulatory to-do list might help investors make more informed decisions, but it doesn’t guarantee clients come first always.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

Five Charts on Wage Growth

By, 01/12/2015
Ratings433.709302

Friday’s wage numbers looked dim, but other income growth figures tell a different story.

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Michael Hanson
Capitalism

Book Review: Business Adventures Is Better With Age

By, 01/09/2015
Ratings314.096774

After decades out of print, John Brooks' Business Adventures reveals itself an accessible and worthwhile classic.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Inflation

Read Past the Headline

By, 01/09/2015
Ratings194.052631

December’s eurozone prices posted their first annual decline since 2009. But this deflation doesn’t look like bad deflation when you look beneath the surface.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Buried Growth

By, 01/07/2015
Ratings324.359375

Contrary to fears otherwise, the global economy is growing just fine.  

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

The Often-Rumored, But Rarely Seen Grexit

By, 01/06/2015
Ratings294.517241

Politicking over a Greek exit from the euro resumes.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Icarus, Grexit and Other Greek Mythology

By, 01/05/2015
Ratings483.947917

Four years in, Greece fears are still false—and false fears are bullish.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Personal Finance

The Dodgy Dogs of the Dow and Other Backward-Looking Gimmicks

By, 01/02/2015
Ratings663.69697

What goes down may not always rebound.

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