Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

A Chicken Little Sort of Day?

By, 06/30/2010
Is the sky really falling, or are other forces playing a role in stocks' recent pullback?read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

The Consumer Lives!

By, 06/29/2010
Despite market jitters, consumer spending remains steady.read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

13 Bankers

By, 06/28/2010
While its emphasis on the history of concentrated corporate power and the nature of regulation makes it stand out from the pack, 13 Bankers turns out to be just another book about the crisis that misses the mark.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Paper Companies’ Big Win

By, 06/28/2010
Congress celebrated reconciliation of financial reform on Friday—but there's a lot more paper than substantive reform targeting major factors driving 2008's financial panic. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Summertime Rebalance

By, 06/25/2010
Early summer is index rebalancing season, which may briefly impact some shares for a short period. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Housing Tax-Credit Hangover

By, 06/24/2010
New and existing home sales data for May disappointed—but the expiring housing tax credit likely played a role.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

“Crime” and Punishment

By, 06/23/2010
The UK, France, and Germany announced their joint support of general bank levies to reduce financial risk Tuesday.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Yuan for You, Yuan for Me

By, 06/22/2010
China announced over the weekend it will loosen the US dollar-yuan currency peg. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

RIP FSA

By, 06/21/2010
The Brits will likely merge their central financial services regulator, the FSA, with the Bank of England. read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

The Rational Optimist

By, 06/21/2010
Matt Ridley's The Rational Optimist is timely and, bar none, the best book of the last several years for investors. Too bad most will only see it as a history book.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Unnecessary Stressing

By, 06/18/2010
Debate over releasing EU bank stress test results is now resolved—perhaps the next test should be a recent history test for EU and US politicians.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Charge It, Please…Or Not

By, 06/17/2010
On Tuesday, the Fed announced amendments to the Credit CARD Act of 2009—which included regulations on late payments and account inactivity penalty fees. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Make Trade, Not Taxes

By, 06/16/2010
Western governments would do well to cast their eyes East—where freer trade and lower taxes may boost growth. read more
Nathan Fisher
Into Perspective

Don't Stress the Tech

By, 06/16/2010
Global investors should rejoice in the long-term benefits of technological advancements regardless where they come from.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

We’re Not Out of the PIIGS Pen, Yet

By, 06/15/2010
Though Greece continues to rattle, market jitters over PIIGS could be short-lived. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Cashlandia

By, 06/14/2010
While some fear ailing US consumers, businesses are showing resounding balance sheet vitality—a likely forerunner to bullish business spending.  read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

Improvements for the Average João

By, 06/11/2010
While not a brand new story, rapid Emerging Markets growth is as current as ever.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Deficits

Debunking Debt Concerns

By, 06/10/2010
We're big enough to handle our debt—and more. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

A Not So Sterling Warning

By, 06/09/2010
The timing and tone of an unexpected Fitch warning on the UK's credit rating were a little strange. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

We’re Okay, Euro Okay

By, 06/08/2010
German industrial activity shows not all is bleak in the eurozone.read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

Crisis, Roubini Style

By, 06/08/2010
Nouriel Roubini's Crisis Economics delivers more Dr. Doom gloom but is of little use for most investors. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

Hungary for News

By, 06/07/2010
Global stocks shed mid-week gains on Friday, tied to one story that was positive but not positive enough, and gamesmanship from a new Hungarian politician. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Crisis-Gate

By, 06/04/2010
"Crisis” has worked its way into our lexicon all too frequently in the recent past—so frequently that its meaning has been lost. read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

The Greatest Trade Ever

By, 06/03/2010
Gregory Zuckerman's The Greatest Trade Ever not only beat Michael Lewis to the punch, but is a better book about those who profited from the bear market. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Positive Profits

By, 06/03/2010
Emerging Markets are in the lead, but there's promising news in developed nations too. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

The Land of the Revolving Door

By, 06/02/2010
The besieged Japanese prime minister resigns. However, it should have little effect on global stocks. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

PIIGS and Chips

By, 06/01/2010
Spain's credit was downgraded on Friday, but that shouldn't overshadow positive developments elsewhere, like US manufacturing. read more

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