Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Our Beltway Buddies

By, 02/27/2009
The White House submitted a blockbuster budget blueprint Thursday.  read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Forecasting

Odds Are

By, 02/26/2009
Markets falling to previous lower levels doesn't necessarily portend poor returns ahead. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Parental Advisory

By, 02/25/2009
More inconsistent federal messaging roiled markets Monday and Tuesday.  read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

Eastern European Finger Trap

By, 02/24/2009
Pressure is tightening on Western European banks as investors pull capital out of Eastern Europe. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Cheering Inflation

By, 02/23/2009
Today's CPI data indicates the economy isn't slipping into deflation as many fear. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Bad News Banks

By, 02/20/2009
Political rhetoric continues to focus on banks—this time touching on the idea of nationalization. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

A Calculator, and Bananas

By, 02/19/2009
The 3.5 million jobs promised by the stimulus package is based on fuzzy math, but it doesn't matter much for investors. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Pent Up on Pins and Needles

By, 02/18/2009
A pent-up deluge of dreadful news was unleashed Tuesday sending markets sharply lower. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Behavioral Finance

Treasuring Treasuries

By, 02/17/2009
Major holders of US government debt aren't about to abandon this important market.  read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

It Was No Grilled Cheese

By, 02/13/2009
Members of Congress grilled top bank executives Wednesday on why their institutions haven't been lending. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Seeing Past the Trees

By, 02/12/2009
Treasury Secretary Geithner's financial rescue strategy may lack details, but one thing's for certain—it's massive. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Strong Currents Stirring

By, 02/11/2009
Erratic equities declined Tuesday, yet credit markets continue to thaw. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Little Air in Deflation Fears

By, 02/10/2009
Deflation is a near-term risk worth watching, though a severe deflationary spiral is unlikely to take hold in 2009. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

A Silver Lining

By, 02/09/2009
The economy lost more jobs in January—an unfortunate statistic for jobseekers, but not necessarily investors. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

Hop, Skip, and Jump

By, 02/06/2009
What's the right pace for monetary stimulus? The answer is not yet certain, though it's likely a severe financial crisis needs an aggressive response. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Deficits

On Borrowed Dime

By, 02/05/2009
The government can go a long way on borrowed dime. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Skip the Scratch

By, 02/04/2009
Amid today's negative economic news, we note already low inventories could signify a particularly sharp but abbreviated downturn. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Orange-Hued Sticks?

By, 02/03/2009
Government capital infusions to help banks lend appear to be sticks disguised as carrots. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
GDP

Building the Wall of Worry

By, 02/02/2009
GDP dropped 3.8% for Q4 2008—a dismal end to the year. Economic news will likely get worse in 2009, but expect the market to improve before the economy. read more

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