Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Incremental Positives

By, 08/31/2011

Though most recent news has a negative slant, there are incremental positives out there—even if they’re largely overlooked.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

Politicking and Progress in Europe

By, 08/30/2011

While debate over EFSF changes continues, Greece appears to be making some small headway.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Resetting Expectations

By, 08/29/2011

There are two ways to think about recent market negativity—forward or backward. Let’s consider both.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

CBO Dreamin’

By, 08/26/2011

Upon even cursory examination, the Congressional Budget Office’s projections on the budget and economy have little basis in reality.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Forecasting

The San Francisco Fed’s Generation Gap

By, 08/25/2011

Conclusions drawn from demographic data about the future of equity market demand sources seem initially compelling but break down under further scrutiny.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Regulating Regulators’ Regulations

By, 08/24/2011

It seems were going to have fewer nonsensical federal regulations following a recent government review. But let’s hope this baby-step doesn’t conclude their efforts.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Jawboning, Speculation and Hot Air

By, 08/23/2011

With the Fed holding its annual Jackson Hole symposium, talk of QE3 is escalating.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

The High-Frequency Debate

By, 08/22/2011

Is the blame often heaped on high-frequency trading for stoking volatility proven beyond a reasonable doubt?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

Collateral Combat and More

By, 08/19/2011

Political posturing between eurozone politicians and new derivations of existing debt fears could continue to contribute to market volatility in the short term.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Corporate Earnings

Earnings in Earnest

By, 08/18/2011

As another earnings season winds down, an update on how the numbers continue to play out.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Currencies

Golden Years

By, 08/16/2011

As the free-floating dollar turns 40, we survey the web’s reaction.

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Todd Bliman
Into Perspective

Conquering Volatility, Grandpa Dex Style

By, 08/15/2011
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When financial markets get rocky, many investors don’t need a new investment strategy. They need one for controlling their nerves.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

A Glance Around the Web

By, 08/15/2011

 A smattering of news stories from around the web. And a link.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

A Retail Pop

By, 08/12/2011

Amid steep market volatility, it’s important to recognize the widely discussed negatives but also to balance them against material economic positives to get a clearer view.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

A European Update

By, 08/11/2011

Though the media’s focused on US developments, the bigger news is in Europe. While problems do exist in Europe, fears seemingly exceed reality—much like in the US.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

Volatility, Continued

By, 08/10/2011

Stocks seesawed wildly Tuesday, finishing the day solidly in the black.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Market Risks

After the Downgrade

By, 08/09/2011

Global markets experienced a sell-off Monday, as investors contended with S&P’s US credit rating downgrade and the ECB’s Spanish and Italian debt purchase plans.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

Veritable Volatility

By, 08/08/2011

Markets continued their roller coaster ride Friday but basically ended flat—a useful illustration of recent market action in general and one reason to avoid knee-jerk reactions to uncomfortable volatility.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Finance Theory

Corrective Action

By, 08/05/2011

Understanding and separating the negatives from the positive realities can help guide your investing decisions.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

The Elocution of Bond Yields

By, 08/04/2011

Bond markets have some interesting wisdom to share regarding current weak economy and credit ratings fears.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Capitalism

Half Full or Half Empty?

By, 08/03/2011

Debt ceiling dramatics came to a conclusion Tuesday, leaving many frustrated in its wake. Here’s a look around the news at what’s poking that frustration—and largely unnoticed remedies.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

Ceilings and Seesaws

By, 08/02/2011

Even if Congress passes a debt ceiling extension, don’t expect markets to sound the “all clear.”

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Exercising Caution With Cougars, Countdowns and Congress

By, 08/01/2011

With the abundance of news sources today, discerning what’s important and what’s not is more crucial than ever.

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