Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

On Greek Tweets, Capital Controls, Chaos and Volatility

By, 06/30/2015
Ratings624.225806

Has the endgame finally arrived?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

How Not to Use Valuations

By, 06/29/2015
Ratings423.809524

While market valuations do not predict forward returns, they are a useful gauge of sentiment.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Behavioral Finance

The Missing Lesson: Unfriend the Trend

By, 06/26/2015
Ratings623.879032

Beware forecasts that simply extrapolate the year’s start forward.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Down With the Dow

By, 06/25/2015
Ratings673.992537

Price-weighted market indexes like the Dow Jones Industrial Average are too flawed to describe the stock market.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Into Perspective

Divestment and Rational Expectations

By, 06/24/2015
Ratings754.086667

What happens when sociological issues and investment intersect?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

User’s Guide to a Critical Week for the Euro(TM)

By, 06/23/2015
Ratings443.829545

Everything you need to know about Greece this week.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Efficient, Not Complacent

By, 06/22/2015
Ratings334.439394

Markets are not ignoring supposed negatives—they are weighing them against vast positives.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

Greece Is the Word, Not the World

By, 06/19/2015
Ratings314.258065

In the 99.8% of global GDP that isn’t Greece, evidence suggests economic expansion continues.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

While Greece Was Reeling

By, 06/18/2015
Ratings564.321429

What else is going on in the world besides Greece?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Across the Atlantic

Greece Is Still the Word

By, 06/17/2015
Ratings244.520833

Volatility is spiking as Greece’s latest deadline approaches, but the longer-term risks for global markets likely remain small.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Inflation

Deflating Inflation Stats’ Importance

By, 06/17/2015
Ratings214.238095

Due to oil prices’ rocky year, annual inflation rates will likely look quite odd for the next several months.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Into Perspective

Thank Some Angry English Barons for Your Portfolio

By, 06/15/2015
Ratings624.387097

Happy birthday to the Magna Carta, the rule of law, and property rights!

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Deficits

Balanced Budgets and a Surplus of Sociology

By, 06/15/2015
Ratings94.111111

The UK government’s plans to pass a balanced-budget rule are sociologically sweeping, but their economic and market-moving scope appears limited.

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Todd Bliman
Trade

It’s the Slow Lane for TPP

By, 06/15/2015

So-called fast-track Trade-Promotion Authority legislation hit the skids Friday, when the House rejected a related bill, hampering US involvement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

A Theory About Stocks Riding Waves

By, 06/12/2015
Ratings244.125

Patterns don’t predict stocks’ direction.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Searching for Meaning in Tame Times

By, 06/12/2015
Ratings813.975309

A flattish start to 2015 has some pundits wondering where US stocks go from here.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Deficits

The Other Volcker Rule: State Budget Transparency

By, 06/11/2015

Three cheers for state budget transparency, but even if former Fed head Paul Volcker’s crusade doesn’t win, the risks for investors seem small.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Media Hype/Myths

Today’s M&A Is No Mania

By, 06/11/2015
Ratings533.716981

Corporations aren’t masking weakness with flashy mergers.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Real Estate’s Impact on the Economy Is Really Overstated

By, 06/09/2015
Ratings444.079545

Housing is no more of an economic headwind today than it was when housing fears perked earlier in this expansion.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Rational Optimism, Not Irrational Exuberance

By, 06/08/2015

Investors are not yet euphoric, suggesting the bull market likely has room to run.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Currencies

The Yuan’s Rise Doesn’t Doom the Dollar

By, 06/08/2015
Ratings284.339286

The dollar’s status as the world’s primary reserve currency is neither in jeopardy nor is it the benefit many folks think.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Into Perspective

Greece Has Some Loans to Repay

By, 06/05/2015
Ratings394.602564

“Greece goes all Zambian,” and other misadventures as leaders try to hash out a deal with creditors by month’s end.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Commodities

OPEC Still Won’t Support Energy Sector Returns

By, 06/05/2015
Ratings394.589744

Diving into Energy stocks still seems premature.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Reality Check

The ECB’s FAQs on QE

By, 06/05/2015
Ratings204.275

The ECB’s press conference Q&A turned into Mario Draghi attempting the impossible: forecasting volatility.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

Surveys and Numbers and Charts! Oh My!

By, 06/04/2015
Ratings434.209302

Global economic growth is alive and well.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
GDP

Not All Soft GDP Reports Are the Same

By, 06/01/2015
Ratings313.612903

We have to dig beneath the surface to see what weak GDP reports really mean.

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