Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Musical Chairs

By, 07/31/2009
Employment numbers are in the spotlight again, but don't count on them to perfectly reflect the employment picture or tell you where markets are headed.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Dog Days

By, 07/30/2009
With Congress in recess and much of the financial industry on vacation, the news cycle should be mellow until after Labor Day.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Statutory Sunshine

By, 07/29/2009
The financial regulation debate is raging again.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Corporate Earnings

Hard-Earned Profits

By, 07/28/2009
Companies are achieving better-than-expected earnings by reacting quickly to the economic downturn.read more
John Hulcher
Unconventional Wisdom

A Sham for the Ages

By, 07/27/2009
Should something as important as your investment allocation be determined by age alone? If only investing were so simple.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Long Summer

By, 07/27/2009
Major new legislative proposals have stalled in the Beltway—that just might be a good thing for stocks. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

Misleading Milestones

By, 07/24/2009
Investors would do well to ignore silly, numerical milestones.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Take a Hike

By, 07/23/2009
The federal minimum wage increases this Friday. Despite arguments to the contrary, it's likely the economic impact will be negligible. read more
Michael Hanson
Neuro-economics

Cheerless Recoveries

By, 07/23/2009
Expect investor sentiment and broad economic data to stay dour even as stocks recover. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Juggling Hats

By, 07/22/2009
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke detailed current and future monetary policy in congressional testimony and a Wall Street Journal editorial Tuesday.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

CIT’s Private Reprieve

By, 07/21/2009
CIT may have secured a reprieve from bankruptcy court—for now—but the bigger news is its rescue is being backed by private financing rather than the government.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Corporate Earnings

Back to Basics

By, 07/20/2009
Earnings show banks' traditional capabilities are intact.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Year of the Ox

By, 07/17/2009
China's stimulus plans are coming to fruition faster than most developed nations, and the country will probably lead the global economic recovery.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Tin State

By, 07/16/2009
State budget woes have received significant media coverage, but they tell us little about future stock prices. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Market Cycles

‘Tis the Season

By, 07/15/2009
This earnings season, try to remember: Corporate profitability doesn't require improved economic conditions. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Deficits

A Dose of Reality

By, 07/14/2009
China swallowed a hard dose of reality as two recent government debt auctions failed to attract enough investors.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

This Is Thriller Time

By, 07/13/2009
As the market pulls back a bit, some investors are reconsidering their approach. But brief pullbacks are normal—not reason to change a sound long-term strategy. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Oil! (Again)

By, 07/10/2009
Commodities regulators are debating the role speculators play in prices—yet again.read more
Michael Hanson
Neuro-economics

Soul Searching

By, 07/10/2009
Abandoning tried-and-true investing disciplines after bear markets is among the biggest investor mistakes. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

CDO Remix

By, 07/09/2009
Budding CDO activity is a sign an important source of lending isn't permanently gone.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

A Confused Chorus

By, 07/08/2009
Well before the current round of fiscal stimulus has been fully deployed, let alone allowed to work its mojo, a confused (but ever louder) chorus is calling for the encore. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Currencies

Lights, Camera, Renminbi

By, 07/07/2009
The Chinese renminbi is starring in a new role: Trade settlement currency.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Numeric Follies

By, 07/06/2009
Sometimes the government's economic projections simply don't add up.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Goldilocks and the Inflation Bugaboo

By, 07/02/2009
Investors should differentiate budget deficits from inflation.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

The Regulatory Ring

By, 07/01/2009
Almost drowned out by the King of Pop and King of Con, a recent Supreme Court decision may negatively affect banks down the line. read more

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