Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Reality Check

The EU-turn on Banks

By, 06/28/2013

EU finance ministers are rewriting the roadmap to bank bailouts.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Political Theater: Global Edition

By, 06/27/2013

Election updates from the land Down Under to the Land of the Rising Sun.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Debunking the “Fed-xit”

By, 06/26/2013

The Fed’s announcement about easing up on quantitative easing has given birth to several myths.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

China’s Liquidity Finger Trap

By, 06/25/2013

China’s had a rough road lately, but the country’s financial growing pains and market wobbles appear unlikely to end the global bull market.

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Spencer May

When “Nothing” Is the Right Thing

By, 06/24/2013
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When volatility kicks up, our evolutionary response and the correct thing to do are often exactly opposite.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Repeatable History

The Bull Market Drama Continues

By, 06/21/2013

While few investors enjoy volatility, it’s commonplace amid bull markets—don’t let short-term swings scare you out of markets.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Into Perspective

The Truth About Gold and the Dollar

By, 06/21/2013

Pricey gold isn’t a sign of dollar devaluation.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Fedishizing

By, 06/20/2013

The Fed held steady at Wednesday’s meeting, but Chairman Ben Bernanke said QE may wind down later this year—a bullish outcome, in our view.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

More than Fed-side Chatter

By, 06/19/2013

In our view, it’s harder to explain away a healthy US economy with Fed policy when overall US and global economic data are also steadily improving.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Trade

How Do You Protect Free Trade?

By, 06/18/2013

In theory and in practice, protectionism limits trade and growth—so for best global economic results, we suggest limiting protectionism and protecting free trade.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Congress of Our Discontent

By, 06/17/2013
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Snippets from around the web illustrating the market impact of our currently gridlocked government.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Reality Check

Land of the Setting Sun?

By, 06/14/2013

Japanese stocks’ sharp advance seems to have hit a rough patch.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Interest Rates

Interest-ingly Rising Rates

By, 06/13/2013

Though interest rates have been rising lately, we don’t see this as cause for concern.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Reality Check

Opinions Make Poor Standards

By, 06/12/2013

S&P thinks the US economy is doing fine, but we didn’t need an outlook upgrade to tell us that.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
The Global View

Germany Takes the OMT to Court

By, 06/11/2013

Germany’s highest court will hear testimony about whether the ECB’s bailout programs are unconstitutional, but in our view, it’s more a political gesture than anything else.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Growth, Then Jobs

By, 06/10/2013

While Friday’s jobs report was mostly positive, don’t be fooled into thinking the data has a future impact on stocks.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

Eyes on Syria and Turkey

By, 06/07/2013

Ongoing violence in Syria and protests in Turkey have heightened tensions in the Middle East, but history shows these situations, while unfortunate, have fleeting impact on stocks.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
The Global View

Abe Releases the Third Arrow

By, 06/06/2013

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe released the “third arrow” from his “Abenomics” quiver on Wednesday, but a lack of details likely leaves investors questioning just how far the arrow will go.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

The How Affordable? Care Act

By, 06/05/2013

Originally billed as a cost saver, it’s looking like the Affordable Care Act may not quite live up to its name.

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Michael Hanson
Others

The Rise of Technocranalysis

By, 06/05/2013

Technocratic thinking is infesting economics—and enfeebling it.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Led Zeppelin

By, 06/04/2013
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The dreaded Hindenburg Omen flashed Friday, but evidence shows little reason to fear this technical indicator.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Excess Fed Fears

By, 06/03/2013

Theories presuming assured stock market doom when the Fed dials back on QE are missing a few important considerations.

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