Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

The SEC Adds 60 More Bullet Points on Credit-Ratings Agencies

By, 08/29/2014
Ratings234.152174

Will the new regulations targeting credit-ratings agencies accomplish much?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Forecasting

Adventures in Forecasting: CBO Edition

By, 08/28/2014
Ratings124.583333

Whether you think they’re too sunny or sour, the Congressional Budget Office’s latest debt forecasts probably won’t match reality.  

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

A Mixed Reaction to S&P 3635.71

By, 08/27/2014
Ratings663.75

The S&P 500 reaching 2000 tells us more about investor sentiment than where the index is headed next.  

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

The Trouble With Surveys

By, 08/26/2014
Ratings323.5625

They give you opinions and feelings and are frequently colored by bias, which doesn’t tell you where markets or the economy go next.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

QE Noise

By, 08/25/2014
Ratings424.345238

Commentary on quantitative easing can be all over the place—we’re here to help you make sense of it.

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Elisabeth Dellinger

Searching for Meaning in Bouncy Bonds

By, 08/25/2014
Ratings373.324324

Why are 10-year US Treasury yields down this year?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Reality Check

The Joy of All-Time Highs

By, 08/22/2014
Ratings854.011765

How we learned to stop worrying and love the acrophobia.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
MarketMinder Minute

MarketMinder Minute - Do Retirees Need to be Conservative?

By, 08/21/2014
Ratings533.688679
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Oddly Calculated, Bizarrely Inflation-Adjusted Thing Says Stocks Are Overvalued

By, 08/21/2014
Ratings64.083333

What does today’s CAPE ratio say about markets looking ahead?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Reality Check

Statista: The Countries Hit Hardest By Russia’s Trade Ban

By, 08/21/2014
Ratings403.4375

Putin's feeble, timid trade war in a picture.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Still Off Target

By, 08/20/2014
Ratings114.409091

A change in some target-date funds’ asset allocation doesn’t make them a better long-term investment. 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

Banks Fail Vague Test, Blame Vagary

By, 08/19/2014
Ratings294.344828

Is the Fed about to cut off a traditional lifeline for banks?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
GDP

The Eurozone’s Not-So-Flashy ‘Flash’ GDP

By, 08/18/2014
Ratings214.071429

Does eurozone GDP’s Q2 stall portend a protracted slump?

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Into Perspective

Can Korea Tax Its Way to Business Investment?

By, 08/18/2014
Ratings214.523809

Korea’s plans to goose business spending by taxing the cash on corporate balance sheets probably won’t work out so well.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Crooks' Common Threads: Three Red Flags to Watch Out For

By, 08/15/2014
Ratings2733.946887

If you’re familiar with three financial fraud red flags, you can easily avoid getting duped.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Into the Abenomics Abyss?

By, 08/14/2014
Ratings454.433333

Most investors don’t seem to be fazed by Japan’s negative Q2 GDP reading and expect better days ahead. But do their expectations square with reality?

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Todd Bliman
Media Hype/Myths

Passive Investing’s Primary Error: It’s (Mostly) Imaginary

By, 08/12/2014
Ratings1062.839623

The number of passive investment products vastly exceeds the ranks of actually passive investors.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

High-Yield Bond Fund Flows Are Junk

By, 08/12/2014
Ratings663.469697

If you heard a giant popping sound last month, it had nothing to do with junk bonds.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Another Fruitful Earnings Season

By, 08/11/2014
Ratings464.26087

Publically traded companies’ earnings and revenues continue to rise.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Should the ECB Go Big?

By, 08/08/2014
Ratings214.261905

Is the ECB sleepwalking its way into a deflationary spiral?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Putin’s Feeble, Timid Trade War

By, 08/07/2014
Ratings454.344444

Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled his own economic sanctions Thursday. What does his latest move mean for investors?

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Joseph Wei

China’s Balancing Act

By, 08/07/2014
Ratings614.426229

So far, Chinese officials are making good on economic reform pledges. 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Trying to Predict the Unpredictable

By, 08/06/2014
Ratings744.385135

Folks have a dismal record timing corrections, but in our view, it’s a fruitless endeavor.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

Banco Espírito Santo Gets a Bail-in

By, 08/05/2014
Ratings244.208333

The EU’s new banking union dealt with its first teetering bank on Sunday, and so far, all is going according to the plans outlined last year.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Inconvenient Truths

Myopic Media Mind Tricks

By, 08/01/2014
Ratings1034.208738

A primer in analyzing the supposed “cause” of market volatility.

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