Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Retail Therapy

By, 08/31/2010
Consumer spending is doing just fine, despite the usual fears to the contrary.read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

The Misbehavior of Markets

By, 08/31/2010
Though sometimes clumsy, Benoit Mandelbrot's Misbehavior of Markets is one of the original popular works on market randomness. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Wild Wyoming and Washington

By, 08/30/2010
From the wilds of Wyoming to Washington's beltway, economic growth was Friday's catch phrase. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Behavioral Finance

Troubles on Emerald Isle?

By, 08/27/2010
Euro-jitters returned after an Irish debt downgrade—but a successful auction and generally healthier financial system show Europe's doing just fine.   read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Forecasting

Un-charted Territory

By, 08/26/2010
Forget technical indicators, patterns, signals, lines in the sand, etc.—none are consistently reliable predictors of stock market direction.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Distorted Housing’s a Drag

By, 08/25/2010
Existing home sales fell more than expected in July, the month after the homebuyer tax credit expired.     read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Gridlock Is Great

By, 08/24/2010
Political gridlock is increasing all over the world—a good thing for markets. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Dripping Away at the Double Dip

By, 08/23/2010
Double-dip recession concerns are in vogue these days—but let's stop and measure before jumping to conclusions.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

It’s Not Always Sunny in Philadelphia

By, 08/20/2010
Thursday's US stock market performance wasn't stellar after a few weak US economic reports. But the picture's not as gloomy globally. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

Getting a Grip on Bonds

By, 08/19/2010
Bonds may feel safe relative to stocks, but there can be drawbacks—sometimes significant.read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

Think Twice

By, 08/19/2010
Teaser: Think Twice firmly establishes Michael J. Mauboussin's status among the best behavioral finance writers. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Fruitlessly Fearful

By, 08/18/2010
After a week of worry and whispering, the Treasury's conference on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac was a yawner.     read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

And the Silver Goes to . . .

By, 08/17/2010
China surpassed Japan in Q2 as the world's second largest economy. read more
Theodore Gilliland
Into Perspective

How Strong Is Corporate America’s Balance Sheet?

By, 08/17/2010
Despite some claims to the contrary, the data show US corporations are liquid, well capitalized, and well positioned to fuel continued economic recovery. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

Prost!

By, 08/16/2010
Cheers to fast German economic growth washing down fears of a European-driven double dip. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Employment on Capital Spending’s Heels

By, 08/13/2010
Historically, hiring follows on the heels of corporate capital spending—which is already underway. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Trade

Trading Up

By, 08/12/2010
Trade up a focus on the trade balance for one on overall trade levels.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Hungry Bears

By, 08/11/2010
Slowing economic statistics are bringing out the bears. But we don't think they've got much to chew on.     read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

High Financier

By, 08/11/2010
Niall Ferguson's biography of Siegmund Warburg is often good literature, but a lesser achievement in biography and financial history. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Got It Made With Global Trade

By, 08/10/2010
Global trade is booming—and that's bullish. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Titus Maccius Plautus on US Unemployment

By, 08/09/2010
July's US unemployment report disappointed. But does this provide useful information for investors? read more
Todd Bliman
Into Perspective

Sometimes True

By, 08/06/2010
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When does focusing on dividends really pay dividends? read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Hermes Delivers

By, 08/06/2010
As the risk of a Greek default gets slimmer, all of Europe appears on steadier economic ground. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

A Watched Pot Still Boils

By, 08/05/2010
Closely watched economic data are showing signs of improvement.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Cash Is Cheap

By, 08/04/2010
Cash-rich companies are further building reserves by borrowing at ultra-low rates. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Fuzzy Manufacturing Math

By, 08/03/2010
Global manufacturing expanded again in July 2010, but you wouldn't know from the dour headlines. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

An Import-Led Recovery

By, 08/02/2010
Friday's US GDP release provided an interesting look back at the second quarter—and a trip way back to revise dated data.read more

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