Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Economic Archaeology

By, 04/30/2009
Although Q1 2009 GDP fell more than expected, the numbers suggest strong improvement potential looking forward. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Behavioral Finance

The Baby-Talk Indicator

By, 04/29/2009
Consumer confidence reminds us what the stock market already indicated and is not a good predictor for future stock returns.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

This Little Piggy

By, 04/28/2009
Investors reacting to swine flu fears is an example of markets trading on sentiment, not fundamentals.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

No News is Good News

By, 04/27/2009
Details of bank stress tests were released today, and investors cheered the lack of news.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Behavioral Finance

It’s Just the Opposite

By, 04/24/2009
In bad times, stocks are commonly shunned as permanently damaged goods—history shows no such thing.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Deficits

Packing on the Pounds

By, 04/23/2009
The UK budget isn't bloated—substantial government spending is appropriate in today's economic environment.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Head Scratchers

By, 04/22/2009
Beltway bumbling remains a risk to bank stocks but doesn't preclude a broader market recovery. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Political Appeal

By, 04/21/2009
When Democratic presidents learn to appeal to voters beyond their party base, history shows markets do very well in their inaugural years.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

Emerging Optimism

By, 04/20/2009
Unbeknownst to many investors, emerging market stocks have been on a tear recently.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Walk the Line

By, 04/17/2009
Regulators told investors Thursday they will detail bank stress-test methodology well before the results are released to the public. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Government’s Learning Curve

By, 04/16/2009
How the government handles stress tests for banks will indicate the administration's ability to learn from past mistakes. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

A Stimulative Spark

By, 04/15/2009
Recent prices demonstrate neither alarming growth nor precipitous declines—making a case for today's aggressive monetary policy. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Forecasting

No Surprise Here

By, 04/14/2009
Markets are discounters of known information, so they can be jolted by surprises. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

An Unexpected Tenner

By, 04/13/2009
Wells Fargo and other big banks will likely report stronger-than-expected first quarter earnings. But banks still face plenty of risks. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Uptick Rule, Plus Frills

By, 04/09/2009
The SEC is considering limits on short selling, including reinstating the recently shelved uptick rule.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Taxes

To the Tax Mobile

By, 04/08/2009
Tax Day 2009 is nigh and change is in the air—some of which may not seem great for investors, but taxes aren't the sole driver of market movement. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Corporate Earnings

Blind Date

By, 04/07/2009
Investor reactions to first-quarter earnings reports will be a function of expectations. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

De-U.S.ification

By, 04/06/2009
The relative size of the US in the global economy is shrinking.read more
Carolyn Feng
Capitalist Corner

Let the Bad Times Roll

By, 04/06/2009
Bad times feel bad. Really bad. Like there's so much bad, anything good seems impossible.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Free of FASB’s Fust

By, 04/03/2009
A move in the right direction, the Financial Accounting Standards Board voted to soften FAS 157 Thursday. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Fool’s Errand

By, 04/02/2009
Focusing on today's negative data to gauge economic progress is a fool's errand. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Soapy Antics

By, 04/01/2009
The G-20 will meet in London this Thursday—hold on to your hats. read more

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